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Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains how scientists from various disciplines work together to find fossilized human remains. Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains the importance of cast collections to the study of human evolution. Various features of a fossil skull help anthropologists determine what species it belongs to. Here, anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains how a pencil can be used to distinguish between ancient human species. Some 35,000 years ago, Neanderthals became extinct. Climate change and a taste for steaks may be to blame. (Sound familiar?) Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains. Anthropologist Katerina Harvati dispels popular myths about Neanderthals. Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin gives evidence suggesting that humans and Neanderthals exchanged culture and technologies. Who is more likely to help out, a child or a chimp? Psychologist Felix Warneken explains how his researched found answers to this question. Do chimps cooperate even when theyre not related? The traditional answer is no, but primatologist Linda Vigilant explains how genetics is revising this belief. Primatologist Josep Call discusses research designed to test primates ability to plan for the future. Primatologist Josep Call discusses research designed to test primates ability to solve problems.