Alice Roberts reveals how your body tells the story of human evolution. The way you look, think and behave is a product of a 6 million-year struggle for survival. We have uncovered the secrets of the atom and traveled to the moon but what are the anatomical changes that have given us and our ancestors the edge?

Everything from the way that we walk, to the shape of our jaw and even the way our thumbs move connects us intimately to the struggles and triumphs of our ancestors. Yet many of those changes have come at a surprising cost – and the back pains that many of us face today are a direct consequence of our evolutionary journey…

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