Here John Shea shares a bit more about his research interests – and what it’s like to be interviewed for television!
John Shea at Stony Brook University is keeping alive the stone toolmaking technologies used by our most ancient ancestors.
Dr. Svante Pääbo, an evolutionary biologist featured in The Human Spark, was recently awarded the 2009 Kistler Prize. Watch video of Dr. Pääbo with Alan Alda.
Larry Engel and the crew head to Stony Brook, where Alan Alda gets a lesson in primitive weapon- and bead-making from experimental archaeologist John Shea.
Check out this video to learn more about Lisa Parr's studies on chimp emotions and what these studies can tell us about the human spark.
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