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 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...


 2019-05-30  1h13m

episode 30: Evolution of Family

Razib discusses the evolutionary and ecological context of human families with Dr. Rebecca Sear.


 2019-06-06  48m

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:


 2019-06-13  50m

episode 32: Tibetan Denisovans

Razib talks about a Denisovan finding from Tibetan with Dr. Frido Welker. Show notes:


 2019-06-19  39m

episode 33: Scandinavian Genetics

Talking the genetic history of Scandinavians with Torsten Günther. Show notes


 2019-06-26  52m