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ScienceTalk: smoking Neanderthals and ancient populations

August 4th, 2016

Episode 1472 of 1517 episodes

Our guest scientist Adam Bumpus discusses why we beat out the Neanderthals because we could tolerate smoke, and how population spikes may have prompted early agrarian efforts not the other way around.

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