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.
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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