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Origin Stories

By The Leakey Foundation

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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.

Customer Reviews

My new favorite podcast

I literally spend hours each week listening to podcasts and believe me I have deleted many from my list but origin stories will not be one of them. This was well produced and in a narrative format I like. I can't get enough. I hope this podcast will update regularly. Good work!

Exciting New Podcast!

If you love RadioLab and other great podcasts, you should definitely give this one a try! Interesting, well put together, and thought provoking. Looking forward to the next episodes.

An Outstanding Science Podcast!

Origins is one of my favorite science podcasts. It's one of the few to focus on biological anthropolgy, especially primate research. The topics are fascinating and covered in depth. The first person researcher pespective makes the stories more human an interesting. And the production quality is top notch. Highly recommended!

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