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The Insight

Jul 31, 2020

Razib and Spencer discuss why the geology and biogeography of Southeast Asia may explain why it is so important in the history of human evolution. Show notes:

Jul 23, 2020

Razib discusses revolutionary new work published in Nature that tells us that modern humans were present in the Americas 32,000 years ago with one of the authors, Lorena Becerra-Valdivia.

Jul 16, 2020

Spencer and Razib talk about what we mean when we say "ghost population" in human genetics, and why it's so important to understand our origins.

Jul 9, 2020

Razib talks to Alex Ioannidis on the new paper which he is a first author of which argues that there is pre-Columbian Native American ancestry in Eastern Polynesia. Did the Polynesians bring them back from the mainland? Or did they voyage themselves?