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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. Primatologist Josep Call explains why it would be interesting to know whether primates can remember and repay favors. Psychologist Felix Warneken explains the importance of observing chimp behavior both in the wild and in controlled experimental environments. Primatologist Christophe Boesch demonstrates and discusses a hive raiding, an aspect of chimpanzee behavior.