Log In Register

NOVA scienceNOW Season 6 #601: What Makes Us Human? 1x53

Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that distinguish humans from the millions of other animal species we share the vast majority of our DNA with. NOVA scienceNow explores those traits once thought to be uniquely human—language, tool use, even laughter—to discover their evolutionary roots.

This episode includes the following segments:

  • Neanderthals