It’s “Your Turn” to share your views about the stories Washingtonians are talking about ––from a rollback on federal health care subsidies to the name change of a Virginia high school named after a Confederate general.
It’s a new theory of human evolution that begins around the campfire. Primatologist Richard Wrangham says that what separates humans from apes is our ability to tame fire and cook our food. He joins Kojo to discuss why cooking may have been the catalyst that helped human civilization thrive.
- Richard Wrangham Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology, Harvard University; and Curator of Primate Behavioral Biology, Peabody Museum (Cambridge, MA); and Director, Kibale Chimpanzee Project (Uganda)
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