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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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For me, that leaves a massive lifeline for the image of Homo sapiens as a uniquely brilliant creature.
The first comprised of early Homo sapiens from North and East Africa who lived between 300,000 and 200,000 years ago, the oldest known members of our species after the split from Neanderthals.
Hershkovitz said he believes Homo sapiens may have originated some 500,000 years ago.
Pero la presuncion de inocencia del Homo sapiens como responsable del primer genocidio no es compartida por todos.
Of the many hominid branches on the family tree, stretching back four million years or more, we Homo sapiens are the only one left.
If you look at stone tools produced in eastern Africa from 284,000 to 6,000 years ago, you don't find a steady accumulation of different technologies, but content and wide variation depending on the needs Homo sapiens faced given the environmental conditions of the time.
A separate species from Homo sapiens, Neandertals were also around during the Stone Age but are now extinct.
Accepted scientific theory is that Homo sapiens originated in Africa and migrated out.
The earliest specimens of Homo sapiens derive from East Africa, at sites such as Herto and Omo, strongly suggesting that modern human morphology evolved in Africa (White et al.
For 60 years the belief has persisted Homo sapiens were intellectually more advanced than Neanderthals, enabling them to come out top in the competition to survive.
Extinction of Homo sapiens was derived from a different interpretation of published discoveries and theories concerning origins covering the last 15,000 years.
Homo sapiens, the species to which every human on Earth today belongs, is assumed to have arisen from Homo erectus in eastern Africa more than a million years ago.