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

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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