Extras

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    First Peoples

    An Impossible Task

    Scientists demonstrate the challenges in reconstructing DNA from a Neanderthal bone.

    An Impossible Task

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    First Peoples

    The Dangers of Genetic Isolation

    Witness the dangers of genetic isolation exemplified by the duck-billed platypus.

    The Dangers of Genetic Isolation

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    First Peoples

    Official Trailer

    See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to thrive.

    Official Trailer

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    First Peoples

    The First Modern European

    Archaeologists uncover a modern human in a European cave.

    The First Modern European

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    First Peoples

    Next on Episode 5 | Europe

    Find out why Neanderthals, with whom early humans in Europe interbred, went extinct.

    Next on Episode 5 | Europe

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    First Peoples

    A Human Hybrid?

    When Homo sapiens turned up in prehistoric Europe, they ran into the Neanderthals.

    A Human Hybrid?

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    First Peoples

    Next on Episode 4 | Australia

    Learn how Homo sapiens, new in Australia and truly alone, managed to survive and flourish.

    Next on Episode 4 | Australia

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    First Peoples

    My Ancestors

    The close cultural and genetic link between early Australians and modern-day Aborigines.

    My Ancestors

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    First Peoples

    Next on Episode 3 | Asia

    Discover a type of ancient human whose genes helped us face down extinction.

    Next on Episode 3 | Asia

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    First Peoples

    The Curious Species

    Explore what motivated early human migration to Asia.

    The Curious Species

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    First Peoples

    The Denisovans – A New Type of Human Discovered by Genetics

    Discover the ancient humans living across Asia when Homo sapiens arrived.

    The Denisovans – A New Type of Human Discovered by Genetics

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    First Peoples

    Omo 1 - The World's First Modern Human

    195,000 years ago, Omo-1 was a hunter prowling the east African savanna.

    Omo 1 - The World's First Modern Human

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    First Peoples

    The Secret to Our Success - Connectivity

    200,000 years ago, a new species appeared on the African landscape.

    The Secret to Our Success - Connectivity

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    First Peoples

    Next on Episode 2 | Africa

    Examine research that suggests we humans are patchwork species of hybrids.

    Next on Episode 2 | Africa

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    First Peoples

    The Clovis Point - The First American Invention

    The Clovis point is an amazing piece of Stone Age technology used to hunt animals.

    The Clovis Point - The First American Invention

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    First Peoples

    Eva of Naharon - The First American?

    Eva of Naharon was discovered in 2008 on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.

    Eva of Naharon - The First American?

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    First Peoples

    Next on Episode 1 | Americas

    Learn why a discovery in Mexico may rewrite the story of early migration to the Americas.

    Next on Episode 1 | Americas

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