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Decoding Neanderthals by Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundreds of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did they make love or war?
Call Number: DVD GN285 .D43 2013
Publication Date: 2013
The Family that Walks on All Fours by Scientists present varying theories regarding five siblings in rural Turkey who rely on all fours for their mode of perambulation. Examines this phenomenon both in terms of evolutionary anomaly and environmental factors.
Call Number: DVD GN62.8.F36 2007
Publication Date: 2007
First Peoples by 200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are seven billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological discoveries and genetic research. On each continent, we track down the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens. Who were these First Peoples? What drove them to the ends of the earth?
Call Number: DVD GN741 .F57 2015
Publication Date: 2015
The Gene Doctors by Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease; most are serious, and many are fatal. For most of the history of medicine, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, the film takes viewers to the frontlines of a medical revolution.
Call Number: DVD RB155 .G46 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Journey of Man by How did the human race populate the world? A group of geneticists have worked on the question for a decade, arriving at a startling conclusion: the "global family tree" can be traced to one African man who lived 60,000 years ago. Dr. Spencer Wells hosts this innovative series, featuring commentary by expert scientists, historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists.
Call Number: DVD GN281.4 .J687 2004
Publication Date: 2004
Race : The Power of an Illusion by [This series] challenges one of our most fundamental beliefs: that humans come divided into a few distinct biological groups. This...series is an eye-opening tale of how what we assume to be normal, commonsense, even scientific, is actually shaped by our history, social institutions and cultural beliefs. Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race. CAMPUS USE ONLY
Call Number: DVD GN269.R33 2003
Publication Date: 2003