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Our First Steps | Curiosity: Mankind Rising

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CURIOSITY Continues Sundays at 9/8c on Discovery. | http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity#mkcpgn=ytdsc1 | Swinging from trees to obtain food was not going to feed us forever. Check out this major event in our history of evolution.
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CURIOSITY Continues Sundays at 9/8c on Discovery. | http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity#mkcpgn=ytdsc1 | Swinging from trees to obtain food was not going to feed us forever. Check out this major event in our history of evolution.
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Mission team members gathered in a gallery above a clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to watch the Mars Curiosity rover roll for the first time.
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The Curiosity Mars Rover is one of the most complex machines ever built, a fully equipped analytical laboratory rolling around on the surface of another planet. "Our Curiosity" celebrates the mission's exploratory spirit and scientific prowess with narration from Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Felicia Day, and an original score from Austin Wintory. Copyright Jeffrey Marlow 2014
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Hey everybody. This is not a regular Kurzgesagt video. We made this clip for the National Academy of Engineerings video contest. http://www.nae.edu/e4u/ The goal of the contest was to make a video about how engineering changed our lifes to the better. Think of it as a bonus video. Should we upload the videos we do for contests or clients on this channel from time to time? It won't be often (since most clients don't want us to publish the work anyway) and we could make a separate playlist. Or should we upload only "real" Kurzgesagt videos on this channel? What do you guys think? Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/EBUq/
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Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. A former rock-n-roller turned NASA engineer explains why he thinks Curiosity--both the Mars rover and the human desire to learn new things--matters to ordinary people on Earth.
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It's a question in our human evolution we've still been unsure about: did we develop our hands or feet first? Both have helped us advance as a species, but now new research finally names the evolutionary winner! Read More: Hand before foot? Cortical somatotopy suggests manual dexterity is primitive and evolved independently of bipedalism http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/368/1630/20120417.full.pdf "People have long speculated whether the evolution of bipedalism in early hominins triggered tool use (by freeing their hands) or whether the necessity of making and using tools encouraged the shift to upright gait." What Evolved First, a Dexterous Hand or an Agile Foot? http://bit.ly/19xWNJ4 "Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion." Development of hands and feet may help unlock evolution's toolkit http://news.yale.edu/2013/07/03/development-hands-and-feet-may-help-unlock-evolution-s-toolkit "Thousands of sequences that control genes are active in the developing human limb and may have driven the evolution of the human hand and foot, a comparative genomics study led by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found." How Important Are Your Thumbs? http://amherstnh.gov/wp-content/uploads/pmec/Thumb.pdf "In biology, which is the study of living things, the human thumb has a special name. It is called an opposable thumb because it can be moved around to touch your other fingers." Homo habilis http://tolweb.org/treehouses/?treehouse_id=3710 "Homo habilis is the earliest known species in the human lineage. Named in 1964 by Richard Leakey, the term 'habilis' refers to 'being handy.' This name was suggested because the hand and foot remains of this species were of special interest to the anthropologists studying locomotion." Watch More Evolution of Throwing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxmQYJ53tWE DNews Wild Card: http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-462-cool-sound-waves?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Humans With Tails: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfwMjTcaz64 ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com