by Chris Bodenner
A reader writes:
In February, a group of Harvard undergrads organized an event modeled after a TED conference titled Harvard Thinks Big. The symposium featured ten top Harvard professors speaking for ten minutes each on what they are most passionate about. The event packed the historic Sanders Theater and hundreds of students had to be turned away. All of the talks are available online.
This one caught my eye and then ear:
Contrary to the dogmas of raw-foods enthusiasts, Richard Wrangham argues that cooked cuisine was central to the biological and social evolution of humanity.