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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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The newly discovered species, Homo luzonesis, however, is different from the "Hobbit." It has characteristics of both ancient humans as well as our own species.
The Homo sapiens remains found in Palawan island, commonly known as Tabon Man, were estimated to be 30,000 to 40,000 years old.
'This singular combination of characters clearly distinguishes it from other representatives of the genus Homo, especially the species known in Southeast Asia, such as Homo sapiens and Homo floresiensis,' Mijares said.
The researchers were circumspect in describing the physical appearance and lifestyle of Homo luzonensis, known only from a sparse assemblage of hand and foot bones, and teeth from two adults and one juvenile, with no skull fossils.
The discovery is the oldest of human remains in the Philippines and contributes to a changing picture of how and when Homo sapiens came to dominate the planet.
First thought to have evolved around 1.9 million years ago in Africa, Homo erectus was the first early hominid to become a true global traveller.
"It's too soon to speculate about language or communication in Homo naledi, but today human language relies upon this brain region," study co-author Shawn Hurst said in a (https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/uotw-whb051118.php) statement.
Aun con caracteristicas poco tipicas, se le emparentaba mas con los australopitecos que con los hornos modernos, pero desde el mes pasado se dio a conocer su antiguedad que va de entre 236 mil a 335 mil anos; es decir que fue contemporaneo de los homo sapiens, lo que ha causado perplejidad entre los paleoantropologos.
control) experiment was conducted to investigate the moderating effect of gender on the relationship between explicit learning about homo economicus belief and trust.
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow examines what might happen to the world when these old myths are coupled with new godlike technologies such as artificial intelligence and genetic engineering.
naledi in the genus Homo. But it's still unclear which of several hominid species--including Homo sapiens, Homo floresiensis (or "hobbits") or Australopithecus sediba (SN: 8/10/13, p.
Australopithecus was one of the first such ape species, which gradually evolved into Homo erectus.
The researchers argue the remains are descended from Homo erectus, suggesting an evolutionary reversal where human bodies, including brains, shrunk.
Then use them to identify which of the following statements about Homo naledi are observations (0) and which are inferences (I).
The Kemalists tried to create the acceptable citizen of Homo LASTus (a Weberian typology) by using all sorts of state power, instruments, apparatuses and social engineering.