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homo

1. n. a homosexual. (Usually a male. Rude and derogatory.) Bob got fired for calling Bill a homo.
2. adj. homosexual. (Usually objectionable.) Have you ever been to a homo bar?
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It seems very possible that Neanderthals actually taught Homo sapiens to paint in caves.
Lee Berger, de la Universidad de Witwatersrand, Sudafrica, y John Hawks, de la Universidad de Wisconsln-Madison, Estados Unidos, encabezaron a un grupo de investigadores que el 9 de mayo pasado publicaron el articulo New fossil remains of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber, South Africa ("Nuevos restos fosiles de Homo naledi de la camara de Lesedi, Sudafrica") en la revista electronica eLife.
Participants transcribed either a passage about homo economicus (experimental condition) or one about psychological methods (control condition).
The pushing back in time Robinson mentioned refers to the age of the fossilized jaw, which is about 400,000 years older than the previously oldest-known Homo.
Scientists also know from DNA evidence that Homo sapiens interbred with Neanderthals, so it could have mated with Homo naledi as well, though it was a more primitive hominin.
A young date for Homo naledi shouldn't be unexpected," says paleoanthropologist Matthew Tocheri of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Canada.
Locality: Homo erectus was the first species of human to migrate out the Africa and started burning fire.
Homo naledi had a brain that was smaller than a human brain.
Arizona State's William Kimbel, an author of the paper, said it's not clear whether the fossil came from a known early species of Homo or whether it reveals a new one.
Susan Anton, professor of anthropology at New York University, said that they could tell the species apart based on differences in the shape of their skulls, especially their face and jaws, but not on the basis of size and the differences in their skulls suggest early Homo divvied up the environment, each utilizing a slightly different strategy to survive.
Taken as a whole, the finds show that the first representatives of the genus Homo began to expand from Africa through Eurasia as far back as 1.
This is the most important thing -- we are touching the earliest stages of genus homo and its lineage," Lordkipanidze said.
One of the most important parameters in the electronic structure is the energy gap between LUMO and the HOMO.
We once shared our planet with other species of hominid, who were stronger, more numerous and better evolved than homo sapiens.
sediba differs from other australopitha and is aligned to Homo by sharing attributes like increased buttressing of the ilium, expansion of the posterior ilium, and a decrease in the distance between the hip joints and sacroiliac.