SoS 42- Another Cool One with Vince Battista

This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Vince Battista, a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan. Though Vince’s primary research interests include adaptation to cold weather and gene-culture coevolution, this interview contains so much more.

Vince discusses his path to anthropology, appreciation of the four field approach, sports and anthropology, and the ways that culture is deeply embodied in a core aspect of this show- the sausage, To learn more about Vince, check out his webpage with the University of Michigan at…udents/vmbatt.html, send him an email at, or find him on twitter @NeandertalGenes.

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn, with assistance from Junior Service Fellow Caroline Owens for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.
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