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human

noun being, body, character, human being, individual, living soul, man, member of the human race, one, particular one, party, person, woman
Associated concepts: human rights law, United NationsDeclaration of Human Rights
See also: bodily, character, person, physical
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One of the biggest puzzles facing scientists is why we are the only human species to be alive today while others died out.
It seems plain that the issues that matter most to us--biodiversity, urban sprawl, loss of rainforests and old-growth trees, air and water pollution--have their roots in the incredibly successful propagation of the human species.
As religious world views distinguish the human species from all other life-forms, so too does humanity's presence on this planet distinguish the ecology of Earth from other places in the known universe.
One of the themes present throughout the history of photography is that of representing the human species.
In a sense, the earth is mounting an immune response against the human species," Preston wrote.
Archaeologists worked out more than a century ago that the human species did not delve, that is, plow, for the great majority of its time on this planet, but this work was almost certainly done by males, as it still is in surviving peasant cultures.
WASHINGTON -- The National Geographic Society and IBM have launched a groundbreaking five-year international study in Washington DC that will trace the history of the human species with more depth than ever before and is expected to reveal unprecedented information about how the earth was populated.
Some groups insisted its members belong to a new species, while others thought it was a diseased specimen of an existing human species.
In the 2006 first edition, Canadian environmental activist and teacher Nickerson argued that the human species has grown to fill the Earth, and that this new reality compels new responsibility.
In the original series Adam revealed that the earth was in fact a giant computer and the original human species had died out.
The single-cell human zygote is scientifically already a member of the human species, a human being.