Edinburgh Science Festival - The Story of How We Became Us
Things that were once thought to be unique human behaviour are being discovered in the animal kingdom. From tools and fashions to fire and art – what does it mean to be human when animals can do it too? How special are we really? This conundrum – that our biology is indistinct from all other life, yet we consider ourselves unique – is the central question of the human condition. Join geneticist, author and BBC Radio 4 Inside Science broadcaster Dr Adam Rutherford to explore this quandary.
National Museum of Scotland Auditorium Edinburgh EH1 1JF
Fri 19 Apr 2019