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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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An analysis of literatures by African scholars reveals a pattern of normative rendering of African environmental ethics as that which seek to promote attitude of accommodation of non-human existents in our affairs.
Most authors acknowledge the (sometimes varying) success with which relational approaches have destabilised the entrenched ideology of post-Enlightenment western thought that categorises the world into opposing pairs of elements, while simultaneously resisting the meaninglessness of ultimate ontological equivalence between human and non-human 'beings'.
Participants were instructed to imagine an automatic, non-human sweetheart, one that is absolutely, completely and thoroughly indistinguishable from their human sweetheart.
The "screening & cleaning" approach presented in this paper could become a standard tool to ensure iPS cell-derived products are free from non-human contaminants prior to autologous therapeutic use.
While anthropomorphism seems more mistaken as a strategy for understanding God, it seems less mistaken as a strategy for understanding non-human animals, especially in a post-Darwinian world.
The decision is the result of complaints submitted to the agency against Air Canada's intention to no longer transport non-human primates for research purposes.
Actually, the bottlefeeding with breast milk lead to a greater weight gain than bottlefeeding with non-human milk.
A randomized, placebo-controlled study was performed in 17 non-human primates with dietary-induced Type 2 diabetes to evaluate the effects of a single intravenous injection of Mesoblast's proprietary allogeneic, or off-the-shelf, Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) on blood glucose levels over an eight week period.
But the overall conclusion was that research on non-human primates was largely beneficial and should be allowed to continue.
North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) has patented a method of enhancing the production of gametes in a transgenic non-human animal is carried out by: (a) providing a transgenic non-human animal comprising cells that contain: (i) a response element; (ii) a nucleic acid encoding FSH.
As Ian Willams writes for our next issue, "In 2002, Nobel laureate Joshua Lederberg coined the term "superorganism" to describe the ensemble of human and non-human cells that constitute our body.
Part 1 outlines the central elements underlying the currently dominant background belief in the moral bifurcation of human and non-human creation.