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00:02:27
In this audio dispatch, correspondent Saffia Hossainzadeh describes her journey to her team's deep field site via a stop at Siple Dome station. In part two, hear about our combat-style landing at Siple Dome’s remote air strip.

00:02:40
This video captures the energy and excitement of traversing across the sea ice to the Offshore New Harbor Field Camp.

00:03:07
Geneticist Mark Stoneking discusses a special type of genetic material called mitochondrial DNA gets passed directly from mother to child. Largely unchanged from generation to generation, this genetic material gives researchers a way to track populations back in time.

00:01:30
Evolutionary geneticist Ed Green discusses the key questions researchers hope to answer by analyzing the Neanderthal genome.

00:00:59
Anthropologist Tanya Smith explains that invisible microstructure inside teeth creates a durable record of life history, including events such as birth, illness, famine, stress, and death.

00:01:53
Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin explains that unlike teeth, bones undergo a lifelong process called remodeling, in which they are constantly being destroyed and recreated.

00:02:25
Anthropologist Philipp Gunz explains the process of virtual fossil reconstruction, a technique that can reverse the damage done to fossils by time and the elements.

00:00:57
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains the rare convergence of circumstances that are necessary for the discovery of a fossil specimen.

00:00:48
Anthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin discusses the role of conflict and argument in the scientific process.

00:37:58
Halloween Special Edition! In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special Halloween secret ingredient... bats!