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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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In a market with inventory scarcity, such as online video, the ability to detect bots and other non-human activity at the impression level, rather than by eliminating entire URLs, offers great value for advertisers.
While many contemporary theorists endeavour to deconstruct visual narratives that have framed the understanding and experiencing of the non-human animal, of the other, what must be acknowledged are the effects of Eurocentric hegemony on colonised peoples and "others", which contains within it the perception of what it is like for them to be positioned outside the dominant discourse.
Berger attributes to the human and to the human environment the incredible power to denature the non-human animal.
Unlike the moral bifurcation in Aquinas' metaphysics, within a Whiteheadean metaphysics of value the difference between the human and non-human creatures turns out to be one of degree rather than kind, with all metaphysically fundamental entities standing as intrinsically valuable entities possessing varying degrees of moral worth.
Ivanova (Chapter 8) concludes that both non-human primates and humans are able to use complex coordinated strokes (such as in a tennis serve or in stone knapping), but that there are differences in the human ability to quickly adapt during the action.
Much of this interdisciplinary work is rooted in environmental history, where scholars have taken the natural world, including its non-human animals, seriously as agents of historical change.
The non-human primate adenovirus vector technology was derived from research conducted by scientists at the University of Pennsylvania.
Experiments implanting, or grafting, human stem cells into non-human primate brains could unintentionally shift the moral ground between humans and other primates, according to a panel of experts.
I turned around slowly only to see the most evil, slightly non-human looking baby ever
Eating red meat introduces a potentially dangerous non-human molecule into the body tissues, new research showed today.
A study found that the molecule, a sugar only found in non-human mammals, is absorbed into tissues such as blood vessels and secretory cells.
There are loopholes that allow for testing if it is "in the best interests of the non-human hominid.