We've all heard of "The Paleo Diet", but what did our paleolithic ancestors actually eat? Well we found exactly the scientist to ask. Briana Pobiner is a paleoanthropologist whose research centers on the evolution of human diet. We discuss when and why humans started eating meat. We also had to ask her about the dream job she has at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, where she helped put together the Human Origins exhibit. Listen in to hear more about education, evolution and the history behind our eating habits.Read More
Sunlight, blue light, red light, sleep tight!
Virginie Gabel is a neuroscientist and a specialist in light and sleep cycles. Why do we sleep less when we're older and why do screens ruin our sleep? Why is our circadian rhythm important to our health, and how long should a "disco nap" be?
These are all important questions we tackled with her over our coffee and croissants.Read More