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Electric shock represents a significant risk for individuals who work around electricity. It is important to understand the risks of electric shock and the effects it has on the body. Electric shock occurs when an electric current enters the body. Electrical injuries are not common; however, when they do occur,...

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It is easy to classify the racists of yesteryear as bigoted. Although society has become more integrated since the early 20th century, racism and social inequality are still manifest. It is therefore important to consider the social ideologies that have fueled bigotry in the past century. In light of this...

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Title: To critically examine how color as well as other characteristics affect the strength of hair amongst girls. Background Information For a normal and healthy individual, hair fiber is strong with a tensile strength of around 1.6 x10-9 N / m2. The question then is to find out the reason...

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The Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range or ADMR is basically a ranged scale that allows one to gauge how much of an energy source to take in that reduces risk for the inception of the chronic disease. The range also tells you how much you should take in and how much...

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As science continues to develop, more and more researchers are becoming interested in the prospect of genetically modifying humans in the embryo. This would allow parents to choose certain favorable characteristics of their children, making the developmental process more selective and in the control of humans versus natural selection. This...

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One of the biggest novelties related to the genetic engineering is the option for creating previously unknown forms of life in the laboratory settings. Topic sentence: The idea to discover new forms of human life is risky due to its nature and potential threats to the current developments of humankinds....

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In the past, psychology was more related to philosophy, than to exact sciences. David Myers’ famed statement that ‘everything psychological is simultaneously biological’ is powerful in that it underlies psychology to the study of biology, which has much to say about the human mind. This statement reflects the contemporary trend...

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Abstract It is well known in the scientific community that ROS content is attributed to negative impactions for many disease states. This report presents upon the referenced literature review, which was conducted in order to correlate the effects of ROS and derivatives to the disease state of preeclampsia. Key points...

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Genetics is the study of inheritance, which helps explain how certain traits are passed from parents to children and DNA has long been called the “blueprint” of how living organisms are built because it contains all of the genetic material needed to make the organism. In short, traits (or personal...

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Identify Evidence The following Berkchister data does demonstrate specifically health outcome change or changes over time. The time is denoted by the deterioration of tooth enamel which is a process of time and wear. Enamel hypoplastic defects are present in 10.3% of individuals (Level 6). Research Question With the aforementioned...

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Synopsis Stem cell technology has emerged as one of the most promising technologies in health sciences. It holds promise in several areas including bone marrow transplant, blindness, and diabetes. There is support for stem cell research among such distinguished experts as Francis S. Collins and the technology has already been...

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In the essay For the Love of Life, the American ecologist Edward Wilson argues that biophilia has always been an innate quality of humans. In this context, Wilson proves that humans are bound to the living environment via kinship, genetic unity, and long history, so in order to provide the...

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Evolutionary ecology is a general term that may mean very different things to different people. The main focus of it is to create a timescale and boundary between the ecological and evolutionary phenomena. Evolutionary ecologists study various and numerous aspects that include the size, age at maturity, breeding systems, life...

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Observation It is an interesting fact to keenly observe in our day to day lives, be it in our offices, homes or simply out in the nature parks how women easily get attracted to men with nicely scented colognes as opposed to the ordinary smelling ones or foul smelling ones....

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Prompt Section 1: Truffles that are Tubers that belong to the Pezizales order (phylum Ascomycota, kingdom Fungi). Truffles are “edible subterranean fungus that grows in temperate regions with calcareous soil.” (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2013) These are regions that are mainly found in Europe, Asia, and in the forest...

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As science inevitably evolves, ideas once considered established are subject to debate, and this is the case with thinking regarding brain lateralization. Since the mid-20th century, evidence indicated that the differing brain hemispheres dominated specific functioning, and it became largely accepted that “right brain” individuals are more intuitive and creative,...

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Introduction / Abstract: I wish to research how microbes affect the environment. Microbes play a huge part of our lives and they are everywhere we go. There are some good microbes and there are some bad microbes. I’d like to understand the overall impact that microbes have on the environment...

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A genetically engineered society would be harmful, potentially creating a barrier to social achievement, and it is my opinion that genetic enhancement should not be allowed at all in humans. Genetic modification is starting to take hold in society today, but by looking at what that society has the potential...

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Naming Molecules and Naming Animals Names are important in all sphere of life; they help with identification of elements. The binomial nomenclature and the IUPAC name systems are equally important because they assign names to elements; hence making it easier to identify each of them based on their distinctive features....

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Introduction Marine mammals play an essential role in maintaining the aquatic ecosystems. They are found in ocean and freshwater ecosystems in almost all the latitudes (Blanchard et al, 2017). Owing to their abundance, high rate of metabolism and large scale movements they have a significant effect on the functioning of...

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It has long been known that someone’s socioeconomic status can have a significant effect on that person’s health and that there are significant health disparities between different socioeconomic groups. When discussing how race plays a role in health disparities often the focus is on the effect of race on socioeconomic...

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There are various theories that have been used towards explaining criminal activities. In order to try and find the basis of the criminal activities and behaviors, criminologists make use of the psychological and biological perspectives towards the study of the basis of criminal behavior. According to the biological view to...

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The current knowledge on telomerase and telomeres indicates that these enzymes have significant roles in human aging, cellular senescence, and cell proliferation. Telomeres refer to unique structures located at the end of eukaryotic chromosomes that serve to maintain chromosome stability and minimize the chances of enzymatic end-degradation. In addition to...

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As the social worker for Joe's family from the1999 film Joe the King, I note in completing a family assessment that there are several biological factors influencing family dynamics. Bob and Theresa Henry have been together for at least 15 years. They are married with two children. Mike is their...

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Models of addiction are schematics that attempt to answer questions regarding the causes of drug abuse and dependency, the effects of a drug on human functioning, and a course of treatment that will result in the reduction or use of drugs (Frances & Miller, 2005). These models coincide with the...

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