What makes us human?

Format: DVD 2012
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Summary
Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that distinguish humans from the millions of other animal species with which we share the vast majority of our DNA. Now, we explore those traits once thought to be uniquely human to discover their evolutionary roots.
Contents
Neanderthals 'r' us ; Stone Age language mystery ; Evolution of laughter / written, produced and directed by David Murdock ; editor, Daniel Sheire
Profile : Zeresenay Alemseged / written and directed by Joshua Seftel ; produced by Joshua Seftel & Erika Frankel ; editor, Marc Vives ; featured expert, Zeresenay Alemseged.

Additional Information
Series Nova scienceNOW ; 2012, episode 1.
Subjects Alemseged, Zeresenay.
Philosophical anthropology.
Human beings.
Human evolution.
Human behavior.
Neanderthals.
Tools, Prehistoric.
Language and languages -- Origin.
Laughter.
Australopithecus afarensis.
Fossil hominids -- Ethiopia.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Science television programs.
Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Publisher [Alexandria, Virginia] :2012
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Nova scienceNow (Television program)
Contributors Murdock, David, screenwriter, television director, television producer.
Seftel, Joshua, screenwriter, television director, television producer.
Frankel, Erika, television producer.
Pogue, David, 1963- host.
Alemseged, Zeresenay, commentator.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Host: David Pogue.
Other Contributors Camera, Lincoln Else [and eight others] ; original music, Christopher Rife.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.
Notes Originally broadcast in 2012 as an episode of the PBS television series: Nova scienceNow.
Running time indicated on container: approx. 60 min.; actual program running time: 54 min.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781608838028
1608838021
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