Ep. 91: Studying the Earliest MeatEaters and the Evolution of the Human Diet with Brianna Pobiner

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This week on this show, Ben O’Brien and Phil the Engineer take a closer look at the reaction (both good and bad) to Episode #89 with Dr. Carolyn Finney. In the interview portion of the show, Ben is joined by Brianna Pobiner, a paleoanthropologist at the Smithsonian studying the evolution of the human diet. After a walk through “The Hall of Human Origins,” they discuss how eating meat has contributed to our humanity. Enjoy.


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