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How Do You Find a Fossil? (Clip)
Date: August 26, 2008
Running Time: 00:01:31

Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains how scientists from various disciplines work together to find fossilized human remains.
In these videos, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology present evidence from a variety of scientific disciplines that helps us understand human origins.

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00:03:07
Who Is (Clip)
11/11/2008   
Geneticist Mark Stoneking discusses a special type of genetic material called mitochondrial D ...
 
00:00:59
What Can We Learn from a Tooth? (Clip)
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Anthropologist Tanya Smith explains that invisible microstructure inside teeth creates a durable r ...
 
00:01:53
How Do Bones and Teeth Grow? (Clip)
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Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin explains that unlike teeth, bones undergo a lifelong process ...
 
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Virtual Skull Reconstruction (Clip)
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Anthropologist Philipp Gunz explains the process of virtual fossil reconstruction, a technique ...
 
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Why Are Fossils So Rare? (Clip)
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Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains the rare convergence of circumstances that are neces ...