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00:00:57
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains the rare convergence of circumstances that are necessary for the discovery of a fossil specimen.

00:00:48
Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin discusses the role of conflict and argument in the scientific process.

00:01:38
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Pääbo explains that analysis of ancient Neanderthal DNA is very tricky work, thanks to fragmentation and contamination of genetic material.

00:02:42
Is a single gene, FOXP2, the secret to human speech? Researchers discuss the genetic underpinnings of speech and language.

00:01:31
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains how scientists from various disciplines work together to find fossilized human remains.

00:01:18
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains the importance of cast collections to the study of human evolution.

00:01:35
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.

00:01:29
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.

00:00:57
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati dispels popular myths about Neanderthals.

00:02:47
Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin gives evidence suggesting that humans and Neanderthals exchanged culture and technologies.