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The Insight

By Razib Khan

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.

  1. 1.
    The ape that understood the universe04/16/2019
    3:37
  2. 2.
    Solving the Missing Heritability04/10/2019
    1:00:39
  3. 3.
    The genetic history of Ice Age Europe04/02/2019
    43:30
  4. 4.
    This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution03/27/2019
    54:56
  5. 5.
    Historical Linguistics03/19/2019
    47:00
  6. 6.
    Irish genetics over the past 10,000 years03/13/2019
    1:04:27
  7. 7.
    Polygenic risk scores and diversity03/07/2019
    48:35
  8. 8.
    Blueprint, a conversation with Robert Plomin02/27/2019
    59:16
  1. 9.
    The Prehistory of the Arabian Peninsula02/20/2019
    1:23:10
  2. 10.
    Love and biology!02/14/2019
    1:01:56
  3. 11.
    Is the FBI Watching Your DNA?02/06/2019
    1:06:40
  4. 12.
    The New York Times takes on Ancient DNA01/30/2019
    1:04:41
  5. 13.
    Cultural Evolution01/24/2019
    1:14:19
  6. 14.
    2018 in genomics12/20/2018
    53:43
  7. 15.
    African Genetics12/12/2018
    53:17
  8. 16.
    The Genetics of Game of Thrones12/05/2018
    1:01:22
  9. 17.
    CRISPR Babies in China: Across the Rubicon11/27/2018
    1:06:20
  10. 18.
    The genetics of taste11/21/2018
    55:37
  11. 19.
    The genetics of Native Americans11/15/2018
    58:35
  12. 20.
    Halloween genetics: fact or fiction10/31/2018
    37:56
  13. 21.
    Reflections on ASHG 201810/24/2018
    30:15
  14. 22.
    The Genetics of the Finns10/17/2018
    47:49
  15. 23.
    ANI, ASI, IVC and The Genetics of India09/26/2018
    55:47
  16. 24.
    The Greatest Human Journey09/20/2018
    59:06
  17. 25.
    The Legacy of Cavalli-Sforza09/12/2018
    43:51
  18. 26.
    So you want to be a geneticist…08/16/2018
    53:18
  19. 27.
    MHC and the Genetics of Attraction08/09/2018
    33:24
  20. 28.
    Genetics of Educational Attainment07/25/2018
    1:12:06
  21. 29.
    The Genetics of China, Han & Beyond07/18/2018
    50:02
  22. 30.
    Violence and Warfare!07/12/2018
    52:54
  23. 31.
    Genetic States of America07/04/2018
    42:31
  24. 32.
    Isolated Populations06/28/2018
    43:37
  25. 33.
    Coffee, Milk & Booze06/20/2018
    53:59
  26. 34.
    Y-chromosomes and the Ascent of Man06/13/2018
    51:59
  27. 35.
    Barbarian Genetics06/06/2018
    53:48
  28. 36.
    She Has Her Mother's Laugh05/30/2018
    1:15:26
  29. 37.
    Molecular Population Genetics05/24/2018
    49:12
  30. 38.
    The Evolutionary Importance of Mothers and Grandmothers05/09/2018
    56:26
  31. 39.
    The Golden State Killer and the Genetic Panopticon05/02/2018
    58:16
  32. 40.
    Lee Berger and the Dawn of "Big Data" in Paleoanthropology04/18/2018
    1:22:16
  33. 41.
    The Genetics of Human Behavior04/12/2018
    1:09:48
  34. 42.
    Jewish Genetics: The Exodus Comes Full Circle04/04/2018
    45:56
  35. 43.
    Inside Helix03/28/2018
    32:49
  36. 44.
    Multiregionalism is Dead...Long Live Multiregionalism!03/21/2018
    48:53
  37. 45.
    23andMe, the FDA, and Our Genomic Future03/14/2018
    35:47
  38. 46.
    Paradise Lost03/07/2018
    46:31
  39. 47.
    Chris Stringer and The Human Revolution02/28/2018
    52:11
  40. 48.
    Cheddar: More Than A Cheese02/22/2018
    40:20
  41. 49.
    Darwin Day Special: Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?02/15/2018
    47:33
  42. 50.
    Journey of Man Redux02/07/2018
    1:03:31
  43. 51.
    Ancestry Deconvoluted01/31/2018
    41:55
  44. 52.
    Consumer Genomics Goes Mainstream01/24/2018
    34:24
  45. 53.
    The Indo-European Enigma01/17/2018
    27:55
  46. 54.
    Neander-Me Part 201/10/2018
    40:51
  47. 55.
    Neander-Me, Part 101/03/2018
    42:17
  48. 56.
    A Christmas Metabolism Story12/19/2017
    32:31
  49. 57.
    The Neolithic Revolution12/12/2017
    46:30

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