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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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The Difference Between Feeling and Emotion
From 5min, produced by FORA TV
Antonio Damasio, noted researcher and professor of neuroscience at USC, talks with The New York Times' David Brooks about emotions and the science of being human. Here, he describes the difference between emotions and feelings and explains why emotio... [more]
April 11, 2011 at 08:24 PM
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Collective Learning - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
Sal Khan discusses how symbolic language drives collective learning and how this is one of the truly differentiating aspects of human beings relative to the rest of the animal kingdom. (13:17)
June 9, 2012 at 08:21 AM
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The Hobbit-Like Humanoids of Southeast Asia - BBC Documentary
From youtube.com
The Hobbit-like humanoids of South East Asia (Documentary) Homo floresiensis (Flores Man; nicknamed hobbit and Flo) is an extinct species.(45:18)
October 22, 2016 at 01:00 PM
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Ancient Unique Species of Human Were Real Hobbits
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An ancient three-feet-tall creature, nicknamed the 'hobbit', was once a large-bodied Homo Erectus from Asia. Researchers believe the species shrank in size after becoming stranded on Flores in Indonesia, possibly after a natural disaster. (04:32)
October 22, 2016 at 10:47 AM
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Human Evolution
From YouTube, produced by Ken Miller
Lecture by Dr. Ken Miller on human evolution. Talks about the relationship between Homo sapiens and the other primates. He discusses a recent finding of the Human Genome Project which identifies the exact point of fusion of the two primate chromosome... [more]
July 13, 2009 at 08:26 AM
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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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Jane Goodall - What Separates Us From Apes
From ted.com
The topic of this video may be controversial to some. Please view it with an open mind. If anything, the video will provide food for thought and enlightening conversation. Remember, this is the viewpoint of one scientist. Jane Goodall hasn't found ... [more]
March 31, 2010 at 09:06 PM
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