Lunch Break Science is The Leakey Foundation’s new online series. This series features short talks and interviews with Leakey Foundation grantees about the latest in human origins research. Take a break from your day and feed your brain with The Leakey Foundation. Every Thursday at 11 am PDT. This week, explore the evolution of pathogens with Leakey Foundation grantee Anne Stone. Anne Stone is a Regents Professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at the Arizona State University. Her specialization and main area of interest is anthropological genetics. Currently, her research focuses on population history and understanding how humans and the great apes have adapted to their environments, including their disease and dietary environments.