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Essays for Science: Biology

  1. Affluenza- an Unhappy Relationship with Money
    Causes & Cures <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In this essay I plan to analyze a dangerous disease that is infecting people through the U.S. This disease is called affluenza it is very contagious and once infected with the disease it is...
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  2. Bronchitis
    Definition <br /> <br /> Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi. It may develop <br /> suddenly, following a head cold (acute bronchitis), or it may persist or <br /> return regularly for many years, causing progressive degeneration of...
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  3. Cirrhosis
    Cirrhosis is a serious disease of the liver where scar tissue replaces normal healthy tissue, and affects the function and structure of the liver. Liver, which is the largest organ in the body, has a vital roles which are important to keep the body...
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  4. Cnidaria
    The name Cnidaria comes from the Greek word \"cnidos\", which means stinging nettle. When you touch the nematocysts it releases barbed threads tipped with poison. There are thousands of cnidaria species in the worlds oceans. There are even some...
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  5. Dehydration
    Dehydration is more serious in the summer for most people, unless you are sixty-five years or older. There are a couple of reasons for this. The bodies of the elderly are comprised of 50% water, while the bodies of younger people are comprised of 75...
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  6. Ebola Virus
    OUTLINE <br /> <br /> Thesis Statement: The deadly virus Ebola is killing thousands of innocent people world wide, but there are some simple steps that are being taken to prevent this coming tide of deadly parasites. <br /> <br /> I. Introduction...
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  7. Effects of Smoking
    There are numerous effects of smoking that affect the individual. They can affect not only your health but also your social and family life. It can also affect the non-smoker around you. Non-smokers suffer from allergies, noise and eye irritations...
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  8. Extracting Dna from the Bacterium Escherichia Coli
    Deoxyribonucleic acid is contained in all cells. The structure of DNA makes gene transmission <br /> possible. Since genes are segments of DNA, DNA must be able to make exact copies of itself to enable the <br /> next generation of cells to receive...
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  9. Fresh Water Turtles
    Fresh Water turtles are small, yet amazing creatures to have and care for in your home. River Cooters, Red Eared Sliders, and Painted turtles are all common pet’s found in America. Though turtles are fun to have around they do require special...
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  10. Genetic Engineering
    Two years ago, genetically engineered bacteria, which unexpectently killed beneficial soil fungi, escaped into sewers through human error and have become toxic to plants and survived when expected not to.3 These are the sorts of consequences that...
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  11. Health
    Twenty-five years ago, the great Athenian doctor Hippocrates believed that balance is health and that imbalance is the cause of all illness and pain. For more than three hundred years, this concept has been in disfavour. Now, clinical experiences...
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  12. Is Aids Taking over the World?
    A disease is an abnormality of an animal or plant, caused by a pathogenic organism. Therefore, disease resistance is the ability to withstand the attack of these pathogens and remain virtually unaffected. The disease may be infectious (communicable...
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  13. Lupus
    Systemic lupus erythematosus, or simply lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease or immune system malfunction. A person's immune system normally protects the person from viruses, bacteria and other foreign materials. When a person has an autoimmune...
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  14. Lyon Hypothesis and Cross-over
    These two ideas are similar and different from one another for a variety of things. The Lyon hypothesis, also called the X inactivation hypothesis, maintains that in the early embryonic development of a normal female, one X chromosome becomes...
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  15. Microorganisms
    Question: How will it affect a plants growth if there is know microorganisms in the plants soil?<br /> Hypothesis: Without microorganisms the plant will not grow well due to know microorganisms to break up soil and provide aeration to help the...
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  16. Muscles
    Right now you are using your muscles, in fact there has never been a time in your life when your muscles have been idle. In your body there is over 600 muscles all working together to let you blink, breath, and live. Your muscles need oxygen...
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  17. Muscles
    Muscular System <br /> The human muscular system is made up of over 600 connecting muscles. All of the muscles work together in sync to make your body move in several different ways. <br /> None of the body systems can work without muscles and...
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  18. Muscular Dystrophy
    Muscular Dystrophy <br /> Scientists have been struggling with the cause, treatment of, and cure for Muscular dystrophy since its discovery in 1886, by Dr. Guillaume Duchenne. Muscular dystrophy is a hereditary disease, affecting thousands of...
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  19. Narwhals
    Introduction <br /> Narwhals, the unicorns of the sea, are very mysterious creatures that are not widely known. They are whales with many fascinating features and historical value. This research paper is answering the question, “What are Narwhals...
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  20. Osteogenisis Imperfecta
    DEFINITION <br /> Osteogenisis imperfecta (OI) is "a rare genetic disorder of collagen synthesis associated with broad spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, most notably bowing and fractures of the extremities, muscle weakness, ligamentous laxity...
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  21. Outline for Primate Evolution
    I. Types of Primates <br /> A. New World monkey <br /> 1. Examples: Spider Monkeys, Golden Lion Tamarins, and Squirrel Monkeys. <br /> 2. Diet usually consists of fruit, insects, and other small animals <br /> 3. Very Diverse in size and...
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  22. Pancreas
    Name and Functions<br /> <br /> The part I researched, which has only one name, is the pancreas. The pancreas is an organ that produces digestive juices necessary to break down food. It also produces insulin and glucagons. Insulin and glucagons...
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  23. Physical Activity and Weight Control
    Regular physical activity is an important part of effective weight loss and weight maintenance. It also <br /> can help prevent several diseases and improve your overall health. It does not matter what type of <br /> physical activity you perform...
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  24. Regenerating Tissues
    The ability to regenerate the tissues of the human central nervous system <br /> (CNS) is one of the greatest projects undertaken by biomedical engineers <br /> today. With this eventual technology, permanent paralysis and blindness <br /> due to...
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  25. Reuniting the Grey Wolf
    In 1914 the United States Congress approved the funding to destroy wolves. Many of the Government bounty hunters decided to help farmers to protect there livestock from the destructive creatures. Sixty years later the wolves are considered as...
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