Today’s question comes from a future where humans live a long, long time. And some of them might want to date. But how do you make sure you’re not actually dating someone you’re related to? And what’s the point of dating anyway?
To find out, I call Dr. Janina Jeff, a geneticist and senior scientist at Illumina, as well as the host of a podcast called In Those Genes. And then after that, we’ll play a little game.
Advice For And From The Future is written, edited and performed by Rose Eveleth. The theme music is by Also, Also, Also. The logo is by Frank Okay. Additional music this episode provided by Blue Dot Sessions.
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