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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 fact, if they could not make and enforce appropriate laws to protect human beings how can they be expected to legislate and enforce laws and policies that protect non-human beings.
4m to conduct a dose ranging efficacy study of an intramuscular formulation of BCX4430 in non-human primates as a treatment for Ebola virus disease.
As implied in the sub-headings of Watts's introduction--'Humans', 'Animals' and 'Things'--the case studies focus on how human and non-human entities (generally thought of as separate in the post-Enlightenment west) actively engage both with each other and with their environments.
Detecting this difference should lead to initial longer looking time measurements for the novel non-human sweetheart.
Ronan is the first non-human mammal convincingly shown to be able to keep the beat.
When it comes to providing information on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena and the release of this information, non-human entities are in charge and there is nothing that can be done to stop this unfolding disclosure.
A variety of tests were used to determine whether the converted stem cell population was viable, expressed markers identifying them as stem cells, was free of microorganisms and no longer expressed non-human contaminants.
In this sense, anthropomorphism presumes the relative stability and apriority of human and non-human identity.
The Canadian Transportation Agency has found that Air Canada's proposed tariff revisions to stop transporting non-human primates for research are not unreasonable or discriminatory, the agency said.
The method of feeding and the contents of the bottles were divided into the following categories: breastfed, bottlefed with breast milk, and bottlefed with non-human milk.
Concentrating on the mountains of British Columbia, he uses concepts from the field of environmental sociology to examine social constructions of skiing landscapes by the ski industry, social movement groups, and the mass media; skiing as a site of interaction between humans and non-human nature; and skiing as a site of ecopower relations among humans and non-humans.
Melbourne, Australia, Nov 10, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Regenerative medicine company, Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB), today announced that a single intravenous injection of its proprietary adult stem cells resulted in significant lowering of blood sugar levels for up to eight weeks in a controlled, randomized preclinical trial in non-human primates with Type 2 diabetes.