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The Origin of Flight: What Use Is Half a Wing?

In this video, biologist Ken Dial demonstrates that birds use their wings for more than just flying, which may help us understand how dinosaurs used their small wing-like limbs before the evolution of flight.

Anatomy & Physiology
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Scientists at Work
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Your Inner Monkey

This film explores what human hands, vision, and brains reveal about our evolution from ancient primate ancestors.

Anatomy & Physiology
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How We Get Our Skin Color

This animation describes how skin color is generated by skin cells as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
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Your Inner Fish

This film explores how the genetic and anatomical legacy of a fish can be seen today in the human body.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
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Your Inner Reptile

This film explores what our hair, teeth, and hearing reveal about our evolution from ancient reptilian ancestors.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
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Feature Films
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The Biology of Skin Color

This film explores the hypothesis that different tones of skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
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Great Transitions: The Origin of Birds

This film follows paleontologist Julia Clarke as she describes some of the most important fossil evidence showing that birds descended from dinosaurs.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
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Great Transitions: The Origin of Humans

This film explores the major fossil finds from Africa that provide insights about the evolution of humans from other primates.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
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Great Transitions: The Origin of Tetrapods

This film describes the discovery of Tiktaalik, a key fossil that illuminates the evolutionary origins of four-legged animals.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
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