Be Smart

Latest Episode

The Surprising Power of Sex in Evolution - We all know Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, right? Natural selection? But what about his lesser-know theory of evolution: sexual selection. Let’s talk about how animals like peacocks, whose eye-catching physical traits make them evolutionarily stronger, even though their flashy looks make them more vulnerable to predators. Hint: it’s all about the chemistry.

All Episodes

About Be Smart

Join Joe Hanson as he explores curiosity and illuminates the science behind… well, everything.