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No Single Cradle of Humankind

Season 6 Episode 19 | 10m 46s

It would take decades for paleontologists to realize that maybe there wasn’t just one so-called "cradle of humankind," and realize that maybe they’d been asking the wrong question all along.

Aired: 04/29/24
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Learn about how researchers have discovered a piece of a weird, but critical, time in the deep past…
How did such a strange plant like cannabis come to be in the first place?
We’re taking a look towards the deep future. After all, the story is far from over.
When did we start practicing medicine in its varied, complex forms?
For some, the rise of venomous elapid snakes was an almost apocalyptic catastrophe.
When you only have fossils, how do you know if a dinosaur is female or male?
What are animal-like fossils doing in rocks a billion years old?
Paranthropus lived alongside our ancestors. If we are still here, why aren’t they?
Exoskeleton fragments may have allowed microbes to sail the ocean and change the world.
Fire only exists only on Earth because fire can’t exist without life.
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Learn about how researchers have discovered a piece of a weird, but critical, time in the deep past…
How did such a strange plant like cannabis come to be in the first place?
We’re taking a look towards the deep future. After all, the story is far from over.
When did we start practicing medicine in its varied, complex forms?
For some, the rise of venomous elapid snakes was an almost apocalyptic catastrophe.
When you only have fossils, how do you know if a dinosaur is female or male?
What are animal-like fossils doing in rocks a billion years old?
Paranthropus lived alongside our ancestors. If we are still here, why aren’t they?
Exoskeleton fragments may have allowed microbes to sail the ocean and change the world.
Fire only exists only on Earth because fire can’t exist without life.