The physiology of fossils
|When:||Friday, 04 May 2018 - Friday, 04 May 2018|
|Where:||Parktown Health Sciences Campus
Len Miller Lecture Theatre, 9th Floor, Wits Medical School
School of Physiology
How fossil bones can infer metabolic status of extinct dinosaurs and our human ancestors.
This lecture will be presented by Professor Roger Seymour, University of Adelaide, and will show that the physical size of skeletons and the holes in bones that pass blood vessels can indicate the rate of blood flow and hence the metabolic rates of the organs that they supply.Add event to calendar