The evolving story of human evolution | Melanie Chang | TEDxVictoria
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. We now know that Homo sapiens and Neanderthals shared the earth for at least part of our history - but what does that really mean?
In this talk Melanie Chang begins to piece together the evolving story of our own evolution.Worldwide anthropology expert at the University of Victoria and Portland State University who focuses on Neanderthals.
TEDxVictoria takes place each year in Victoria, BC, Canada, and is Vancouver Island's largest TEDx event. This year marked the fourth year of the event, which saw more than 700 people gather at the century-old McPherson Playhouse for a full day of Ideas Worth Spreading based around the theme of Pursuit of Knowledge.
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