September 9, 2020 Elevating the Discourse with Briana Pobiner (paleoanthropologist)

Episode 54

In part 1 of our new Sinai and Synapses interview series, we are talking with a familiar guest, Dr Briana Pobiner. She is a paleoanthropologist with the Smithsonian Institute where she leads the Human Origins Program’s education and outreach efforts. You may remember her from episode 20 when we started our series on human origins. In this interview, we talk about what it means to be human, how to navigate our place in the world, the wonderfully messy world of science, and how we can find hope for today from the ancient bones of our ancestors. 

 

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produced by Zack Jackson
music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis