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The Scientific Revolution was a societal shift beginning in the 17th century that saw transformations in what we understood about science, which in turn changed our understanding of religious doctrine, philosophy and government structures. These changes were due to advancements in technology that made humans rethink their place within the...

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Throughout the course of this assignment, the ways in which scientists help one another when they are solving problems will be identified. The reasons why they wish to help the world will also be detailed. The overall aim will be to provide as thorough an insight as possible into these...

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The article, Is Facebook use causing people to get divorced, suggests that using Facebook for more than one hour per day will cause relationship instability that leads to higher divorce rates. The assumption is that Facebook use is specifically correlated with higher divorce. However, there are potential alternatives for this...

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The “Science, Religion, and the Big Bang” video provides some thoughtful definitions of the concepts surrounding the theory of the universe’s origins and growth. It claims that the Big Bang should be referred to as “the everywhere stretch,” and the singularity of the universe is really an “I don’t know.”...

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After reading over some articles on Sigmund Freud, I feel that Freud’s theories are not as scientific as they could be. Many of Freud’s theories seem to be more of a pseudoscience that lacks research that utilizes the scientific method and well-structured experiments. The statement in the article “What is...

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The scientific method is an extremely useful method that allows science to progress. However, it is not acceptable for all types of questions. The scientific method uses a series of steps to investigate a phenomena. The steps are 1. Ask a question. 2. Conduct background research, 3. Develop a hypothesis....

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The scientific method is a process by which a scientific and testable statement is formed into a hypothesis. A contrasting null hypothesis is constructed and tested for. If the null hypothesis is supported, then there is evidence against the proposed scientific hypothesis. In testing for the null hypothesis, the scientific...

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Fingerprint Comparison Fingerprints themselves have been used as a mark of authentication since 2000 B.C., and study of their properties took place as early as the 17th century. It was not until 1880 that a British scientist named Dr. Henry Faulds proposed the concept of using a person’s unique ink...

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Overview The aim of the study conducted by Jacka, O’ Neil, & Opie, et al., (2017) gravitates towards investigating into the impact of dietary changes on adults suffering from depression. The authors termed their investigation “SMILES” and entailed a “12-week parallel group, single blind randomized controlled trial” (Jacka, O’Neil, &...

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As the field of science continues to evolve, more people are willing to taste and share its successes. Thousands of pseudo scientists have emerged in response to the growing popularity of scientific discoveries and the financial merits they offer. Design creationists, parapsychologists, UFOlogists and other –ists create a new community...

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The research study Coffee and Caffeine Ameliorate Hyperglycemia, Fatty Liver, and Inflammatory Adipocytokine Expression in Spontaneously Diabetic KK-Ay Mice aims to determine the possible preventive effects of caffeine on the development of hyperglycemia. To conduct the study, the researchers used the following materials: regular black coffee, diluted caffeine, and Four-week-old...

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The scientific method is a process scientists use to hypothesize a truthful representation of the world. The scientific method has evolved over time and has worked with many industries to create advancement in the industry. There are four parts to the scientific method including: 1.) observation and description; 2.) hypothesis...

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The concept of Extrasensory Perception (ESP) refers to having knowledge of a person’s life or the future without the use of any of the accepted established senses, such as sight, taste, or touch. Over 40% of Americans believe in ESP and include in this their belief in paranormal experiences. The...

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The scientific method is a procedure for answering scientific questions in a manner that is reasonably objective. Sources vary with regard to the number and exact nature of the steps in this method; however, four steps are common to all: one, observation; two, formulation; three, prediction; and four, experimentation. Each...

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Sections A&B The article by De Vrieze basically indicates that fecal matter has great potential in the treatment of the various numerous diseases that are beset and worsened by infections involving the bacterium C. difficile especially given the identified anecdotal as well as tentative scientific evidence. Despite this potential, however,...

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An article of interest on the topic of global warming that is in the news this week is from the Chicago Tribune dated July 5, 2017, by Chelsey Harvey and is entitled “Scientists are Starting to Clear Up One of the Biggest Controversies in Climate Science” located online at http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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The scientific method is a step-by-step process to try and resolve a problem or question. The first step is coming up with a question. For example, in the field of criminal justice and in the case of this paper, do the existence of statutes of limitations in states regarding rape...

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Scientific variables are variables that are associated with the scientific method. The scientific method is a process that scientists use to explore the relationships between variables (Helmenstine, 2013). The process includes a series of steps you would follow to determine if any relationship exited between the variables you want to...

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The methodology used for this study is a mixed method utilizing both qualitative and quantitative analysis (Phellas, Bloch, & Seale 2011). The instruments used for data collection includes questionnaires asking closed-ended questions for the quantitative portion and interviews for the qualitative. This project deserves a robust and profound methodology in...

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Milgram’s experiment investigated how willing human subjects were eager to obey a figure of authority even if this involved a conflict with their conscience. Given today’s ethical and human subject standards, Milgram’s experiment cannot be deemed ethical. Based on Gall, Gall & Borg (2006, p.68), “Ethics is a branch of...

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The scientific method has become the dominant approach to how we understand the world around us. Using principles such as empirical observation and repeatable results, science presents us with a discourse that endeavors to make sense of our existence. At the same time, however, is science the only means by...

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Scientific fraud could be defined as intentional misrepresentation of the methods, procedures, or results of scientific research . Scientific research plays huge role in advancing the social and technological progress of the society which is why the scientific discipline has adopted rigorous rules to maintain the professional integrity of its...

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Ethical judgments limit the methods available in the production of knowledge in both the arts and natural sciences. As there are certain ethical limitations regarding the write up of an experiment and the temptation to change or alter data and results, so too may a correlation be seen in the...

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The metaphor of the “double-edged sword” seems entirely apt to summarize the relationship between science and the human. On the one hand, science provides clear examples of technological progress, greatly facilitating human life, while also opening new possibilities for its development. On the other hand, science also creates a new...

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The Constructivist Theory of teaching is based on the belief that learning occurs when learners are actively engaged in the process of meaning and knowledge construction. In Piaget's research of the development of a child's brain, he theorized that assimilation and accommodation require an active learner, not a passive one,...

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