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see anthropologyanthropology,
classification and analysis of humans and their society, descriptively, culturally, historically, and physically. Its unique contribution to studying the bonds of human social relations has been the distinctive concept of culture.
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; human evolutionhuman evolution,
theory of the origins of the human species, Homo sapiens. Modern understanding of human origins is derived largely from the findings of paleontology, anthropology, and genetics, and involves the process of natural selection (see Darwinism).
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; racerace,
one of the group of populations regarded as constituting humanity. The differences that have historically determined the classification into races are predominantly physical aspects of appearance that are generally hereditary.
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His nose was large was different from modern man in structure.
As with the creation of our Women of Power franchise more than a decade ago, BE Modern Man is clearly an idea whose time has come.
This hypothesis states that modern man exterminated many of the large animal species on arrival in the new continents.
Phunkt is the men's lifestyle magazine app available on smart TV devices offering entertaining and educational video content dedicated to the modern man.
Modern man is a pretty reasonable, self-sufficient chap who knows his way round the supermarket but is also butch enough to carry the shopping in.
The professor told a meeting of the Royal Society in London that this interbreeding instilled modern man with a "hybrid vigour" that allowed it to go on and populate the world.
The finding by an Israeli team working at a cave in the center of the country has created a real headache for evolutionists -- because it contradicts the accepted timeline of human evolution, according to which the human race had only progressed as far as homo erectus, a predecessor of modern man, 400,000 years ago.
Sir Paul Mellars, a prehistory expert at Cambridge University, said the find is "important," but it is premature to say the remains are from modern man.
Modern man has a larger brain, particularly the neocortex, where calculations, comparisons, judgments, and planning take place.
Heat 3: 1 Bling Bling Joe 2 Pennys Viking 3 Modern Man 4 Rockchase Zico 5 Greenwell Club (m) 6 Cool Dude (w).
And what with the TV and wondering what they're going to have for lunch, life can get pretty trying for the modern man in the home and sometimes finding the way to the fridge can become too much to manage.
JAMES MAY''S MAN LAB BBC TwoWales, 9pm This new series sees James May, right, on a mission to save modern man - from themselves.

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