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Human and Primate Evolution

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Mankind Has Stopped Evolving
From YouTube, produced by bigthink
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
From YouTube, produced by scishow
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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Vestigial Structures
From YouTube, produced by scishow
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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Gorillas... 98.6% Human
From youtube.com, produced by Explore
On a trip to Rwanda, explore had the opportunity to visit four families of wild mountain gorillas, a species with only 720 remaining members. Their guide is Craig Sholley, who has been intimately involved in the preservation of African wildlife for m... [more]
May 8, 2010 at 01:32 PM
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Why Am I Not A Chimp?
From YouTube, produced by Susan Fisher
This is a fun little music video that explains why humans are different from chimps, even though we share almost all of the same DNA. Contains clever morphing animation between human and chimp individuals. NOTE. It claims that humans are not chimps b... [more]
July 13, 2009 at 04:11 AM
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What Makes Us Different from Other Species
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What Makes Us Different from Other Species - George Church, professor of Genetics at the Harvard Medical School, explains what makes us different from other species. Slow loading and very general. At best just an overview.
November 1, 2010 at 12:38 AM
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