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Video: Seven million years of human evolution

This video from the American Museum of Natural History tracks scientists’ current best guess at a timeline of hominin species, including when and where they lived, and how extinctions and interbreeding led to Homo sapiens becoming the last hominin on Earth.

January 10, 2022 · 1 Comment

Video: Chimps have feelings and thoughts. They should also have rights

Chimpanzees are people too, you know. Ok, not exactly. But lawyer Steven Wise has spent the last 30 years working to change these animals’ status from “things” to “persons.”

May 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Video: What is the “Natural” Human Diet?

. Dr. Michael Greger asks, “What can our nutrient requirements, metabolism, and physiology tell us about what we should be eating?” . Chimpanzee eating figs.

August 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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