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The Economist asks: How has DNA shaped the human race?

August 18th, 2016

Episode 739 of 800 episodes

Jason Palmer, editor of the Espresso daily-briefing app, is joined by geneticist and broadcaster Adam Rutherford to get to the bottom of the stories told by human DNA. They discuss the genetics of sprinters, the misguided nature v nurture debate and how promiscuous humans' forebears were.