Darwin’s Birthday Suit: The Evolution of Human Skin Pigmentation - UCTV - University of California Television
Darwin’s Birthday Suit: The Evolution of Human Skin Pigmentation
Premiere Date: 10/5/2009; 58 minutes


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Nina Jablonski looks at the evolution of human pigmentation. It was noted by Darwin and others that humans who lived closer to the equator had darker skins. Is this a functional adaptation to sun exposure, or is there something more at play here? (#16926)

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