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Animated Life: Mary Leakey

This animated short video illustrates the life and work of paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey, including her discovery of the Laetoli footprints.

Your Inner Monkey

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

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.

The Tool-Making Animal

This video describes how stone tools reveal a critical transition in the lives of our early human ancestors.

Body Mass Index (BMI)

This animation explores how BMI changes for a given height with varying weights and explains why using BMI as an indicator of healthy body weight can be misleading in some cases.

The Fate of Fat

This animation shows how dietary fat gets digested, packaged, and sent to various tissues for storage or energy.