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The Biology of Skin Color
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In The Biology of Skin Color, Penn State University anthropologist Dr. Nina Jablonski walks us through the evidence that the different shades of human skin color—from light pink to dark brown—are evolutionary adaptations to the varying intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world. The fascinating story of how and when these adaptations arose weaves together key concepts in biology, human biogeography, genetics, and anatomy and physiology.

One disc, approximately 20 minutes, with English and Spanish subtitles.

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