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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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There are three polls voted upon by homosapiens -- The Associated Press, the coaches' and Harris -- and they are all pretty much in agreement.
And it's not just we homosapiens who are having to cope with the shivers.
Well maybe not, but it wouldn't be the first time that having opposable thumbs got homosapiens into evolutionary trouble.