Evolution Doesn't Look Like You Think It Does

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There's an iconic scientific image which depicts evolution, and it suggests that we went from monkey to man in six easy steps. The only problem is, that's kinda bull.

The image, now known as The March of Progress, first appeared in 1965 and has captured the imagination of wannabe scientists since. This video explains why it's problematic—and why it doesn't really help us think about evolution properly. [YouTube]