Homo sapiens is the binomial nomenclature for the human species. Homo is the human genus, which also includes Neanderthals and many other extinct species of hominid; H. sapiens is the only surviving species of the genus
Of course this being a Sci-Fi and Fantasy blog that accompanies a podcast this information is superfluous. So instead lets take a look at the CH4 and AMC drama called Humans.
In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
The series is based on a Swedish drama series called Real Humans which was greatly received. A slightly more eerie and darker version that the refined AMC and CH4 drama.