Darwin's dangerous idea

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This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matte... Read more

Prologue -- Common ancestry -- Ecuador and the tree of life -- Natural selection -- Mutation and HIV -- Complexity -- How the eye evolved -- God -- A scientist discusses religion -- The human question -- Humans and the tree of life -- Epilogue.

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1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
WGBH Boston Video 2001

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