The Insight

Where did we come from? One of humanity's most basic questions, the answer is fascinating. Weaving together insights from the fields of genetics, archaeology, linguistics, and paleoanthropology, hosts Spencer Wells and Razib Khan take us on a grand tour of human history. Scientific storytelling at its best.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 52m. Bisher sind 70 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 3: 3000 years in the Levant


This week Razib discusses the genetics and history of the Levant with Dr. Marc Haber.


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episode 2: Predictions for genetics in the 2020s


Spencer and Razib offer up 10 predictions for what genetics will bring in the 2020s, from free sequencing to going beyond "Out of Africa."


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episode 1: Ten years of human genetics and evolution


What was big in human evolution and genetics over the last 10 years?


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 2019-12-20  1h53m
 
 

episode 33: Scandinavian Genetics


Talking the genetic history of Scandinavians with Torsten Günther. Show notes https://blog.insito.me/the-insight-show-notes-season-2-episode-33-scandinavian-genetics-d4e6e4deeaaf


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 2019-06-26  52m
 
 

episode 32: Tibetan Denisovans


Razib talks about a Denisovan finding from Tibetan with Dr. Frido Welker. Show notes: https://pxlme.me/jcQr2gSy


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 2019-06-19  39m
 
 

episode 31: Obesity and genetic prediction


Razib talks to a researcher who developed a method to predict extreme obesity looking at genetic profiles. Show notes: https://pxlme.me/76367O2I


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 2019-06-13  50m
 
 

episode 30: Evolution of Family


Razib discusses the evolutionary and ecological context of human families with Dr. Rebecca Sear. https://blog.insito.me/the-insight-show-notes-season-2-episode-30-evolution-of-family-5f8db79194d9


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 2019-06-06  48m
 
 

episode 29: Natural Selection and "Deep Learning"


Evolutionary biology and computer science don't seem to have much in common. But this week Razib talks to a geneticist who brings both together in his...


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 2019-05-30  1h13m
 
 

episode 28: Altitude Adaptation and Denisovans


Razib talks to Emilia Huerta-Sanchez about her finding that altitude adaptation in Tibetans is due to Denisovan admixture. https://pxlme.me/RECg03af


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 2019-05-22  52m
 
 

episode 27: Neolithic Massacre


This week Razib talks to two researchers who have published a paper that reconstructs the relationships between a group of people who seem to have been killed in a conflict during the Neolithic in Poland. Show notes https://pxlme.me/Iy2T9T_T


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 2019-05-16  1h10m