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Although both experimental and quasi-experimental designs attempt to explore a relationship between variables, the way each research methodology explores this relationship differs. One of the main differences between experimental and quasi-experimental studies is the use of random assignment. According to Gasparrini and Bernal (2015) quasi experiments do not use random...

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The concepts of science and pseudoscience can be distinguished from one another in a manner of ways. Science is a compilation of information acquired through observation and rational thought, and turns on the notion that the world works in a certain way. Those notions can be tested and proven or...

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Disseminating information can be incredibly beneficial in multiple disciplines. Within the field of medicine, providing findings of patient cases can allow other medical professionals to make informed treatment decisions and improve the wellbeing of their patients. It can also reduce redundancies within standard offices. In the field criminal investigations, the...

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Introduction Some of the most interesting puzzles created by the science of astronomy include the celestial bodies like planets and stars. Other important celestial objects include the planetary Ring Nebula which is believed to have been formed when a central star shaded off part of its mass after the completion...

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In the past two decades, scientists have intensified their stem cell research as they look for a better understanding of the human body. As it turns out, the human body is so complex that it requires examining small components to get a clear picture of the operation of specific groups...

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Over the last 15 years the public’s appetite and interest in science and the discoveries it has yielded has grown exponentially. At the same time, pursuing an interest in science can be a daunting task given the vast body of knowledge it represents. The Science Book overcomes these hurdles be...

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Social Darwinism is a phrase coined in the late 19th century referring to the application of Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection on humans. It relates the biological field of evolution to human relations and culture, where only the strong survive. Although the theory gained traction in the 1870’s, it...

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Social Darwinism was very attractive to European political leaders and scientists in the 1920’s. The theory was used to justify a lot of state policies and interventions. Firstly, social Darwinism was used by leaders to promote industry and capitalism. The gilded age of increased trade and industry was as a...

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Macrophages are a critical factor within the immune response. Their ability to engulf and degrade target molecules is a main component of the innate immune response. Modulation to the site of tissue damage (inflammation), occurs through the process of signaling via cytokines. In addition, structural changes are induced through triggering...

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The distinction between theory and practice is one of the most fundamental conceptual differences in the history of Western European thought: on the one hand, theory generally refers to more abstract forms of knowledge, located in our mind and how we think about things, whereas practice, is actually performing tasks....

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Individuals approach the problem-solving process from a number of angles, coming to conclusions using various logical processes. Academicians and philosophers have widely studied the critical thought process, assigning names to the various processes and seeking to explain and understand how individuals come to conclusions. The deductive process is a way...

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Introduction The change in writing is one big progress towards quality communication or information passage to the society. Although writing impacted positively on the society in the past, it is necessary to acknowledge the fact that writing in the modern society is far much ahead of the ancient writing. This...

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Movies from the 1950s and 1960s looked at the 1990s and the 2000s as the future. In those movies, everything in the home and office is automated. Life is orderly and peaceful; everything is clean and neat. Technology solves all of our problems and makes life so easy. However, these...

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1. "Urban blight" (also called "urban decay") refers to the deterioration and disappearance of critical infrastructure at the heart or edge of cities. This includes both "hard" infrastructure – housing, roads, sewers, water supply, electricity, telecommunications – and "soft" infrastructure – services such as education, policing, health care, and child...

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Since the first energy crisis in the 1970s, discussions have continued involving the rising dependencies on oil within countries around the world. As a result, research has since ensued concerning alternative energy sources and their utilization. Alternative or renewable energy sources, such as wind, wave, and solar are a result...

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Albert Einstein’s name has become synonymous with words such as, “genius,” and “intelligent,” but not many people know what achievements earned Einstein those prestigious labels. This brief paper will provide the reader with a background history on Einstein and his achievements, so that we can better understand why he is...

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Gravity represents a fundamental force in the universe that binds all matter and indeed dark matter together. It is a force that can be used to explain the apple falling from the tree to the workings and orbits of the celestial bodies. The following paper explores the notion of Gravity...

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In the business world, attracting and keeping top talent is not only difficult, but crucial for the success of the company. Many models and theories exist for attracting and retaining talent and Vroom’s Model of Expectancy Theory is no exception. Part of retaining talent and getting the most out of...

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Explanations that seem out of human control have existed throughout the history of man. Religion and sciences have always been in conflict especially in the civilised world with the latter seen to resent ideas first prompting scientists to accumulate evidence to challenge religious beliefs. Science and religion both cater for...

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In the beginning, there was nothing, or in another way of wording it, only “inside.” At least that is according to Stephen Hawking in episode three of his Documentary series, “Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking” (Smithsonian). This episode describes the formation of the universe as we know it. As...

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As technology continues to advance at an exponential rate it is clear the future holds many new technological advances which will drastically change society, the economy and politics. A potential advancement which undoubtedly will be utilized in the future is the merger between man and machine. (Titley, 2009) While the...

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The automobile is perhaps the greatest invention of all time. It has truly revolutionized the world and how nearly every person gets around. Without the automobile, society would still rely on beasts of burden to transport our goods and horses, camels or similar animals to get from place to place....

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Most life on earth lives in moderate conditions of temperature, acidity and even humidity. But some plants and animals can tolerate extreme heat, cold, acidity, lack of oxygen and other outlying conditions to the norm on our planet Earth. Extremophiles are organisms of any kind that can tolerate conditions that...

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Interstellar, Christopher Nolan's film, is a future story of astronauts who leave a failing Earth in the hope of settling in Saturn and traveling to another galaxy through a wormhole. It is a treat to watch if your preference is for the movie to impress your heart but if your...

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Gattaca is a movie that concentrates on the scientific advances in the world today. It focuses on genetic engineering whereby babies are not born naturally but are made in tubes. Different genes with the best DNA characteristic are combined in these tubes so that the children that are formed have...

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