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Your Inner Fish

The Ancient History of the Human Hand

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 52s

Anatomist and paleontologist Neil Shubin has long been inspired by the hand's architecture and abilities. He traces this quintessentially human feature back in time to when our ancestors were fish living at the water's edge.

Aired: 04/09/14

Rating: NR

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