Examining the evolutionary roots of humans through evidence found within human DNA as well as fossil records. Included: the role that distant ancestors played in shaping human anatomy.
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Trace the human hand back to its fish origins.
Opossums and fossils provide evidence for the evolution of our ears.
Neil Shubin recounts the discovery of an iconic fish fossil in the Canadian Arctic.
Tim White gives an overview of the discovery of a hominid fossil known as Ardi.
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Find out which traits our primate progenitors bequeathed to us.
Learn which parts of our bodies we’ve inherited from our reptilian ancestors.
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This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.
Test your classical music IQ by clicking the play button to listen to the sound clips. Identify the composer for each piece and reveal your score!
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.
Art instructor Roey Ebert helps guide budding young artists step-by-step through the painting process in the new how-to series Roey's Paintbox.
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