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Honey: The Sweet Secret to Evolution
Honey: The Sweet Secret to Evolution

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AIR DATE: March 8, 2012

The Hazda people really, really love honey.  The hunter-gatherer tribe from Tanzania loves it so much, that the men will risk death for it - climbing 30-foot high trees, smoking bees out of their hives, then pulling out chunks of honeycomb with their bare hands.  UNLV anthropologist Alyssa Crittenden worked with them for eight years - and found surprising news about how important honey is to our own diet, and how it even shaped our evolution as human beings.
 
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Alyssa Crittenden, visiting assistant professor, Dept of Anthropology, UNLV

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    Ok "Pesky Anthropologist", keep up the good work. Do the impossible. This is just the beginning.
    Quel InvidiaMar 6, 2012 16:24:09 PM
    I really enjoyed the interview with Alyssa Crittenden and the video. Fascinating and enlightening. I'm putting that jar of honey on my dining room table!
    Pat BenyshekMar 5, 2012 20:15:52 PM
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