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Evidence:  Reconstructing Neanderthal DNA (Clip)
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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.

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Date: October 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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Evidence:  The Talking Gene (Clip)
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00:02:42
Is a single gene, FOXP2, the secret to human speech? Researchers discuss the genetic underpinnings of speech and language.

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Date: October 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

Keywords: human speech, foxp2

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Evidence:  How Do You Find a Fossil? (Clip)
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00:01:31
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains how scientists from various disciplines work together to find fossilized human remains.

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Date: August 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

Keywords: human fossils

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Evidence:  Why Have a Fossil Cast Collection? (Clip)
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00:01:18
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains the importance of cast collections to the study of human evolution.

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Date: August 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

Keywords: human fossils, human evolution

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Evidence:  The Pencil Test (Clip)
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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.

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Date: August 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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Evidence:  Neanderthals: Fact vs. Fiction (Clip)
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00:00:57
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati dispels popular myths about Neanderthals.

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Date: August 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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Evidence:  Did Humans and Neanderthals Mix? (Clip)
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00:02:47
Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin gives evidence suggesting that humans and Neanderthals exchanged culture and technologies.

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Date: August 26, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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Evidence:  Humans, Chimps, and Culture (Clip)
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00:01:35
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Pääbo explains that culture—long thought to be an exclusively human characteristic—is evident among other primates as well.

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Date: August 21, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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Evidence:  Chimpanzees: Leaf Clipping (Clip)
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00:02:00
Primatologist Christophe Boesch demonstrates and discusses a leaf clipping, an aspect of chimpanzee behavior.

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Date: August 21, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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Evidence:  Chimpanzees: Ant Dipping (Clip)
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00:01:30
Primatologist Christophe Boesch demonstrates and discusses ant dipping, an aspect of chimpanzee behavior.

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Date: August 21, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

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