Tag Archives: evolution

Focus: Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Our Carnegie Designation definitely is the recognition of that achievement that we’ve been setting out to do, but it’s also incredibly motivating as we’ve laid the groundwork for a lot of these programs to just get started and then we can start to visualize even what might come next and so I think it’s both… Read More »

Der ehrliche Professor – Master Evolution, Ecology and Systematics /Uni Jena

The Honest Professor Hello? Hello, this is Jim from the advertising agency. I have a few more ideas for the planned image film. Um, okay?! Ideally we show that during the study program… …people can study under optimal conditions! Hm… That is so, right? Hm… well… Yes, well, let’s not show that then. But… …at… Read More »

Dinosaurs 101 | National Geographic

(dramatic music) (roaring) – [Narrator] Probably no other creatures on the planet have struck as much fear and awe in our hearts as the dinosaurs. (roaring) The earliest dinosaurs appeared about 245 million years ago during the Triassic Period. When most of the Earth’s landmasses were still joined together as the super continent Pangaea. Over… Read More »

Human Origins 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Millions of years before industry, agriculture and civilization the world stage was set for one creature’s unprecedented rise. The story of humanity’s evolution began about seven million years ago when the human lineage broke away from that of chimpanzees. Over time an ensemble cast of over 20 early humans species or hominins came… Read More »

CARTA: The Role of Hunting in Anthropogeny: Briana Pobiner – The Ecology of Hominin Scavenging

(beeping) (lively piano music) – [Narrator] We are the paradoxical ape. Bipedal. Naked. Large-brained. Long the master of fire, tools, and language. But still trying to understand ourselves. Aware that death is inevitable. Yet filled with optimism. We grow up slowly. We hand down knowledge. We empathize and deceive. We shape the future from our… Read More »

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Neanderthals are often depicted as brutish cave men, but science shows that our early ancestors were actually quite advanced. Neanderthals, or homo neanderthalensis, are our closest relatives in the human family tree. The species lived from about 400,000 to 40,000 years ago and inhabited an area that stretched as far was as Europe’s… Read More »

CARTA: Origins of Genus Homo – Herman Pontzer: Energetics and the Ecology of Early Homo

– [Recording] This UCSD-TV program is presented by University of California television. Like what you learn? Visit our website or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest programs. ♪ [music] ♪ – [Narrator] We are the paradoxical ape: bipedal, naked, large-brained. Long the master of fire, tools and language, but… Read More »

Religion and the Constitution (1984) | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents Public Policy Forums, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities presenting their different views on the vital issues which confront us. Today’s topic, “Religion and the Constitution.” John Charles Daly: This public policy forum, one of a series presented… Read More »