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human

(Encyclopedia) human: see anthropology; human evolution; race.

humanism

(Encyclopedia) humanism, philosophical and literary movement in which man and his capabilities are the central concern. The term was originally restricted to a point of view prevalent among thinkers…

human rights

(Encyclopedia) human rights, universal rights held to belong to individuals by virtue of their being human, encompassing civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights and freedoms, and…

Habitat for Humanity

(Encyclopedia) Habitat for Humanity, nonprofit ecumenical Christian organization that enables low-income people to own affordable, livable housing. Headquartered in Americus, Ga., it was founded in…

human evolution

(Encyclopedia) human evolution, theory of the origins of the human species, Homo sapiens. Modern understanding of human origins is derived largely from the findings of paleontology, anthropology, and…

human papillomavirus

(Encyclopedia) human papillomavirus (HPV), any of a family of more than 100 viruses that cause various growths, including plantar warts and genital warts, a sexually transmitted disease. Genital…

Human Body

All About Blood Types The Top Ten: Longest Bones in the Human Body 100 Years Young Anatomy and PhysiologyAnatomy and Physiology: Acting in ConcertAnatomy and Physiology: All Parts, Big and…

Human Evolution

—By Karen Barss     The story of human evolution began in Africa about six million years ago and it describes the very long process that our ancestors went through to ultimately become modern…

Human Error

A Bug's Life's Flick was only one in a plague of penned and pixelated protagonists to hit the box office. DreamWorks' Prince of Egypt is the latest. Related Links The Movies of 1998There's…