A Gym Rat’s Guide to Chimpanzee Fitness

Behavioral biologist Dr. Melissa Emery Thompson explains how researchers assess wild chimpanzee strength and fitness. On Wednesday 17 August 2016 at Chicago’s Harold Washington Library, Dr. Thompson will discuss what she learned about female reproduction while studying chimpanzees of the Uganda’s Kibale wildlife preserve. Her talk is part of the Chicago Council on Science and Technology’s ongoing series of programs to give the sci-curious opportunities to talk with real scientist about what they are discovering.