A man using a yak to plow a field.

Public Lecture

An Evolutionary Journey through Domestication

On Thursday, October 10 at 6:00 pm, Barbara Schaal will discuss how the artificial selection of these species—a pivotal technological achievement—has influenced their genetics, evolution, and capacity to flourish in the care of humans.

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Two moldy strawberries.  

New Exhibit

Fruits in Decay

Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits.

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Three lions looking at the viewer.

Public Lecture

Wildhood: Coming of Age on Planet Earth

On September 25 at 6:00 pm, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers will discuss the results of their five-year study of wild animal adolescence to our species, presenting a new understanding of the dangers, stresses, and challenges we face on our journeys to adulthood.

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