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Neanderthal Superglue

Clip: Season 40 Episode 2 | 2m 58s

The world’s first industrial process likely began with the Neanderthals. In this video, watch as NOVA reenacts the Neanderthal technique of pitch extraction through a complex called dry distillation.

Aired: 01/10/13

Rating: NR

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