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A Podcast for Everything Human
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe to help us uncover what makes us human. Subscribe now to learn more. The SAPIENS podcast is supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and produced by House of Pod.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 205 ratings
Great for every hominin
Highly recommend this podcast - great insights, perspectives, information, and coaselcence of complex and diverse conepts.
jbish0 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/13/20
Better and better
This podcast is getting better and better. I LOVE the relevant and unique questions they are asking about current events. The 'viral' season is very well done 👏Read full review »
hailey v.o via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/20
Love love LOVE. I just want to hangout with these guys and talk all things human. I loved the DNA episode and the one about dreaming and colors. Keep them coming please!
amelia von twinkle via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/15/20
Recent Episodes
SAPIENS host Chip Colwell speaks with evolutionary geneticist Hugo Zeberg about his surprising discovery of a connection between Neanderthal DNA and a greater risk for severe COVID-19. Zeberg is also a researcher at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary...
Published 12/08/20
SAPIENS host Chip Colwell speaks with Melanie Adams, the director of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), about #Moments of Resilience, the ACM’s effort to document and eventually tell African Americans’ stories about the times we're living through now. They also discuss the unique...
Published 11/24/20
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Published 11/12/20
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