Alice Roberts


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in Bristol, The United Kingdom
May 19, 1973

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Alice May Roberts is an English anatomist, osteoarchaeologist, physical anthropologist, palaeopathologist, television presenter and author.

Roberts studied medicine and anatomy at Cardiff University, qualifying in 1997 as a physician with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh) degree, having gained an intercalated Bachelor of Science degree in anatomy. She earned a PhD in paleopathology in 2008 from the University of Bristol.

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The Incredible Unlikeliness...

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The Incredible Human Journey

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Evolution The Human Story

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Tamed: Ten Species That Cha...

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The Celts

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The Complete Human Body: Th...

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Don't Die Young

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“If you happen to be one of the people who has a split zygomaticus major muscle, where the lower part of it is tethered to the overlying skin, this will create a dimple in your cheek when you smile.”
Alice Roberts, The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

“a human baby is born expecting culture just as a fish is born expecting water.”
Alice Roberts, The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

“even been suggested that the eventual domestication of cereals in this area could have grown from a culture which invested heavily, not in bread-making, but in beer-brewing – and that alcohol could have flowed freely, greasing the wheels of social intercourse, at these ancient feasts.”
Alice Roberts, Tamed: Ten Species That Changed Our World

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