Last updated May 12, 2017 at 4:32 pm
Ever wondered how we got here and what makes us human today? Why our bodies are built the way they are? Are we still evolving? How close are we to our great ape cousins? “How Did We Get Here” with evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe, has a bit of fun answering some of these big questions. Serious science – with a dose of humour.
We all know the difference between a Czech and a Chinese person but that’s not the same as saying they’re racially different. Did nature assign us neat pigeon holes when we plopped onto this earth? Are races real? Find out what evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe has to say in this latest episode of “How Did We Get Here?”
So are we still evolving? What kind of human beings will emerge in the future if we are? How does evolution work anyhow? Find out in this latest episode with UNSW’s evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe.
Now take a wild guess about what this episode’s about. A part of the body that has caused one half of our species most angst. Should we stop comparing this particular piece of anatomy with others? What can we learn from the animal kingdom? Hint. Does size matter? Find out in this latest episode with UNSW Australia’s Darren Curnoe.
Why are we the only species to grow and cook our own food? And why do we make such a meal of it? Answer to this and more in our latest episode of this fun and fact-filled series with UNSW’s evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe.
Also known as the Cave Man Diet or the Stone Age Diet, the Paleo Diet is based on the notion that we should eat as our ancestors did. Scientific fact or fiction? See what UNSW’s evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe has to say in this latest episode of How Did We Get Here?
What made us pick up tools and start scratching images on caves? What role have symbols played in our evolution? And what advantages might they give us even today? Let us know your thoughts.
Meanwhile, UNSW’s evolution expert Darren Curnoe gives us the lowdown on the importance of symbols to home sapiens.