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Human and Primate Evolution

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Mankind Has Stopped Evolving
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There are no more evolutionary pressures driving gross human evolution, but that doesn't mean we won't be able to genetically re-engineer ourselves in the future. (02:32)
February 26, 2012 at 07:16 PM
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Facts about Human Evolution
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Hank brings you the facts, as they are understood by scientists today, about the evolution of humans from our humble primate ancestors. On the way to becoming Homo sapiens, game-changing evolutionary breakthroughs led to the development of many homin... [more]
November 6, 2012 at 05:32 PM
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Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic
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Who were the Neanderthals? Do humans really share some of their DNA? Learn facts about Neanderthal man, the traits and tools of Homo Neanderthalensis, and how the species fits into our evolution story. (04:20)
February 22, 2018 at 07:02 PM
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Human Origins 101 | National Geographic
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The story of human evolution began about 7 million years ago, when the lineages that lead to Homo sapiens and chimpanzees separated. Learn about the over 20 early human species that belong in our family tree and how the natural selection of certain p... [more]
September 15, 2018 at 09:11 AM
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When We Met Other Human Species
From YouTube, produced by PBS Eons
We all belong to the only group of hominins on the planet today. But we weren’t always alone. 100,000 years ago, Eurasia was home to other hominin species, some of which we know our ancestors met, and spent some quality time with. (13:28)
July 14, 2019 at 10:14 AM
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Denisovans: Our Mysterious Cousins That Made Us Better
From YouTube, produced by SciShow
During most of the past 2 million years or so, there were several species of hominins on Earth at any given time. Like, you might be familiar with our famous extinct cousins, the Neanderthals. But since 2010 we’ve been uncovering evidence of another ... [more]
August 6, 2019 at 12:23 PM
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What Neanderthal DNA Is Doing To Your Genome
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Scientists estimate that about 2% of our DNA is from Neanderthals. In this week, the journal Cell showed what those Neanderthal DNA do to our genome. Hosted by Hank Green. (04:17)
August 6, 2019 at 01:06 PM
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Paranthropus Evolution
From YouTube, produced by Stefan Milo
(Very brief frontal nudity)Two million years ago an upright walking group of hominins roamed Africa. Not our ancestors but Paranthropus. Who were they? How are we related? (17:38)
September 30, 2019 at 08:27 AM
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New Human Ancestor Discovered: Homo Naledi (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO) | National Geographic
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Within a deep and narrow cave in South Africa, paleoanthropologist Lee Berger and his team found fossil remains belonging to the newest member of our human family. The Homo naledi discovery adds another exciting chapter to the human evolution story b... [more]
December 28, 2019 at 11:32 AM
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Vestigial Structures
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Hank talks about some of the structures in our bodies that are "leftover" from previous evolutionary phases of humanity. (04:21)
October 21, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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