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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 103 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 21 hours 46 minutes


episode 28: Violence and warfare!

Spencer and Razib discuss the history, psychology and biology of violence and warfare. From Rousseau to Hobbes.


 2018-07-12  52m

episode 29: The Genetics of China, Han & Beyond

Spencer and Razib discuss the history, genetics, and scientific future of China and the Han people.


 2018-07-19  50m

episode 30: Genetics and educational attainment

Razib and Spencer discuss the genetics of educational attainment and cognitive performance with behavior geneticist James Lee. Episode 30 show notes.


 2018-07-25  1h12m

episode 30: Siberian paleohistory

Razib and Spencer discuss the geography, prehistory, and genetics, of Siberia. Also, the time Spencer experienced a Siberian winter!


 2020-08-06  1h19m

episode 32: So you want to be a geneticist…

This week, Razib talks to Dr. Austin Reynolds, an early career geneticist at UC Davis. They talk about how Austin got into genetics, and where he's going in the field. Show notes:


 2018-08-16  53m