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CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution | PBS Science Video

In part 4 of this special series on human ancestry and evolution, we look into the future. Now that genetic engineering tools like CRISPR allow us to edit our genes, how will that impact human evolution going forward? 82 more words

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Are We All Related? | PBS Science Video

In part 3 of this special series on human ancestry, we investigate how closely related we all really are. Basic math tells us that all humans share ancestors. 103 more words

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Educator Spotlight: Storytelling Across Borders

Kim Young, this week’s Educator of the Week, engaged her students in exploring their own and others’ stories of migration through the Out of Eden Learn… 749 more words

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Why Are We The Only Humans Left? | PBS Science Video

In part 2 of this special series on human ancestry, we ask why we are the only surviving branch on the human evolutionary tree. Just 50,000-100,000 years ago, Earth was home to three or four separate human species, including our most famous cousins: the Neanderthals. 142 more words

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Where Did Humans Come From? | PBS Science Video

In part 1 of this special series on human ancestry, we tour through our family tree to meet our ancestors and distant cousins, and to find out what made us human along the way. 147 more words

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Educator Spotlight: Mapping Family Stories

Brennan Caverhill, this week’s Educator of the Week, helped his students to develop stronger connections to each other, their families, and the world through a multifaceted ancestry project. 608 more words

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