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human

(hyo͞o′mən)
n.
A member of the primate genus Homo, especially a member of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other apes by a large brain and the capacity for speech.
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of humans: the course of human events; the human race.

hu′man·hood′ n.
hu′man·ness n.

human

[h(y)o̅o̅′mən]
Etymology: L, humanus
a member of the genus Homo and particularly of the species H. sapiens.

human

[L. humanus, human]
1. An offspring of humans. 2. Pert. to or characterizing people.

human

see homo-.

human carriers
humans who act as active carriers of diseases of animals and infect animals.
human immunodeficiency virus
includes HIV1 (more common) and HIV2 which are lentiviruses that cause acquired immunodeficiency disease (AIDS) in humans.
human leukocyte antigen
see major histocompatibility complex.

Patient discussion about human

Q. I am a man with breast cancer. Hello friends, you might have heard about breast cancer in women but here I am a man with breast cancer. Is Herceptin licensed to treat me?

A. Hi, what were your symptoms and when did you discover you had breast cancer?

Q. what are the basics products we as a humans, need to have in our diet?

A. A regular healthy diet should be comprised of a 40-50% carbohydrate (bread, rice, etc.), 30-40% protein (dairy, meat, chicken, fish) and 20% fat. Other important ingredients are fruit and vegetables, that contain large amounts of fibers and vitamins.

Q. Is there a difference between a man's diet and a woman's diet? let say for the point of it the weight the same and they are in the same age .

A. no one should have the same exact diet, you need to find what works for you and helps you achieve your goals.

the base of the diet could be the same, for example burn calories then you consume. But other wise, find what works for you.

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There were the Homo tibia and skull bones from Boxgrove and Swanscombe, respectively, and, now identified as anatomically modern human more than 40 000 years old, the maxilla from Kent's Cavern (Higham et al.
Villa and Roebroeks scrutinized nearly a dozen common explanations for Neanderthal extinction that rely largely on the notion that the Neanderthals were inferior to anatomically modern humans and found that none of the hypotheses were supported by the available research.
Our analysis indicates this lineage diverged from previously known Y chromosomes about 338,000 ago, a time when anatomically modern humans had not yet evolved," reports Michael Hammer, associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
For example, he contends that it is key to the survival of anatomically modern humans.
Existing in the European fossil record from approximately 400,000 to 30,000 years ago, Neandertals are likely to have come into contact with anatomically modern humans for the last 50,000 years of their existence.
Neandertals, or Homo neanderthalensis, appeared about 300,000 years ago and anatomically modern humans, Homo sapiens, appeared about 250,000 to 200,000 years ago.
2007], The 'Human Revolution' in Lowland Tropical Southeast Asia: The Antiquity and Behavior of Anatomically Modern Humans at Niah Cave.
Turney, 2007, The 'human revolution' in lowland tropical Southeast Asia: the antiquity and behavior of anatomically modern humans at Niah Cave (Sarawak, Borneo).
The scientists wrote yesterday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ``This discontinuity is difficult to reconcile with the hypothesis that both Neanderthals and early anatomically modern humans contributed to the current European gene pool.
Waters said these findings are a surprise because most researchers had thought sophisticated survival skills came into wide use among ancient human-like animals only with the appearance about 150,000 years ago of anatomically modern humans.
11 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed 300,000 years before the emergence of anatomically modern humans, prehistoric people chose to predominantly live on islands in the flood plains of major rivers.
This project targets the shift and variability of human adaptive systems in the scope of the dispersion of the Anatomically Modern Humans (AMHs), from the African continent to throughout Eurasia 60,000 years ago.