The Leakey Foundation

Origin Stories

What makes us human? How are we different from chimpanzees? Who are our earliest ancestors and how do we know? Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human. 

This award-winning show combines science and narrative to explore our human story and explain why we are the way we are. Listen and explore human evolution one story at a time.

What makes us human? How are we different from chimpanzees? Who are our earliest ancestors and how do we know? Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human. This award-winning show combines science and narrative to explore our human story and explain why we are the way we are. Listen and explore human evolution one story at a time.

Episodes: 60

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Episode 54: The Obstetrical Dilemma

Duration: 35 min

Episode 53: Sleep and the Moon

Duration: 28 min

Episode 51: The Teeth Remember

Duration: 21 min

Episode 50: Understanding Neanderthals

Duration: 43 min

Episode 49: Exercise

Duration: 36 min

Episode 48: Ancestor (rerelease)

Duration: 25 min

Episode 47: Skin

Duration: 1 hr 8 min

Episode 45: Detective of the Dead

Duration: 41 min

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