Biology

Abuse Of The Innocent
Abuse Of The Innocent
Abuse of the Innocent Is it right to force a mouse to live it's live in a laboratory cage to test anti-cancer drug? How would you like to be squeezed in a cage with many other animals, not being able to touch the grass, run around and play, smell the flowers, or go for a walk in the warmth of the sunshine? Animal cruelty is wrong because we are hurting the Innocent. Animals experience and feel pain, fear , anxiety, stress, depression, boredom, joy and happiness. Animals are very intelligent, som
Dr. Brenda J. Little
Dr. Brenda J. Little
Dr. Brenda J. Little Dr. Brenda J. Little of the Naval Research Laboratory Stennis Space Center is the recipient of the 1995 Women in Science and Engineering Award. This award recognizes specific or special scientific or technical contributions by a woman scientist in the Federal service and specific contributions made by a woman scientist toward encouraging young girls and women to pursue science or engineering careers, or enhance employment, promotional or development opportunities for women s
MARINE BIOLOGISTS
MARINE BIOLOGISTS
MARINE BIOLOGISTS Perhaps one of the most important administrations in the world is the Nation Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more commonly referred to as the NOAA. It was established in 1970. There are 400 officers in the program and over 12,000 employees. This organization helps the career of Marine Biology and promotes its well being. Welcome to the wonderful world of Marine Biology. Marine Biology starts when there is pollution in the water and then they take samples of the water an
Cancer
Cancer
Cancer Introduction According to Mollet, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Estimates for 1982 indicate that 430,000 Americans will have died of some form of cancer. If national trends continue, some fifty-three million Americans now alive will contract cancer sometime during their lifetime. Of this inverse number, approximately one-half will die of cancer despite a medical effort to cure and prevent cancer (300). Although 45 percent of the detected cases of seriou
The Theory Of Evolution
The Theory Of Evolution
The Theory of Evolution The theory of evolution, as set forth by Charles Darwin in 1859, stated that all plant and animal life evolved over long periods of time from simple to more complicated forms through mutation and adaptation. He also taught that only the fittest of each species would survive. He further postulated that the first living cell evolved in a warm warm little pond and that it took billions of years for the present diversity of living things to evolve. At the time, it was thoug
The Brain
The Brain
The Brain Your brain has two sides. And each has a distinctly different way of looking at the world. Do you realize that in order for you to read this article, the two sides of your brain must do completely different things? The more we integrate those two sides, the more integrated we become as people. Integration not only increases our ability to solve problems more creatively, but to control physical maladies such as epilepsy and migranes, replace certain damaged brain functions and even lear
Johnson Behavioral System (JBS) Model
Johnson Behavioral System (JBS) Model
Johnson Behavioral System (JBS) Model In this paper, I am going to summarize the Johnson Behavioral System (JBS) Model (Johnson, 1980, 1990), explain the perspectives for nursing practice, and explore its applicability in nursing practice. First, I am going to talk a little about Dorothy E. Johnson the nurse that wrote the Model. Dorothy E. Johnson was born August 21, 1919, in Savannah, Georgia (Lobo, 1995). She received her A.A. from Armstrong Junior College in Savannah, Georgia, in 1938; her B
GENDER DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION
GENDER DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION
GENDER DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION In the twenty first century, communication is the essential aspect of a person .The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said.There are several arguments between male and female communication styles.Firstly, communication is dependent on type of human brain and secondly, the gender is determination on the style of communication.Plus, the environment influences to develop communication with other people.However, Samuel Johnson said,
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud My girlfriend called me from Dallas the other day. You have got to hear about the dream I had last night, she said. Since this was not a normal reason to call me, I was more than a bit interested to listen to her. The dream went like this, she explained. I came to visit you at college. You showed me around, introduced me to your friends, and showed me a great time. Basically, we never left each others side. I felt so happy. Unfortunately, when I woke up, I realized that it was
The Veterinary Profession
The Veterinary Profession
The Veterinary Profession When the first man set foot on this earth he longed for companionship. He wanted some one to keep him company, help him hunt and most of all, be a friend. Since that first step, when man domesticated animals, pets have been a growing part of many people?s lives. It is estimated that over seventy-eight percent of Americans have some type of pet, ranging from a common dog to an exotic snake, sharing their home with them (Barns 1). Just like humans, animals get sick and ne
ATTACKS ON THE INSANITY DEFENSE
ATTACKS ON THE INSANITY DEFENSE
ATTACKS ON THE INSANITY DEFENSE The insanity defense refers to that branch of the concept of insanity which defines the extent to which men accused of crimes may be relieved of criminal responsibility by virtue of mental disease. The terms of such a defense are to be found in the instructions presented by the trial judge to the jury at the close of a case. These instructions can be drawn from any of several rules used in the determination of mental illness. The final determination of mental illn
Animal Behavior
Animal Behavior
Animal Behavior Biology lb Abstract Animal behavior is predictable. Their behavioral tendencies are influenced by the relationship of its anatomy to their environment. By observing various forms of life, and associating the mechanism of their abilities to perform a behavioral action, evolutionary influence thereafter, can be analyzed and deduced from that point. Introduction The science and study of animal behavior involve an enormous array of complicated factors. For instance, stereotyped respo
Suicides
Suicides
Suicides Ricky Medina Intro. to Biology Report # 3 Twenty-six Israeli suicidal patients, twenty-four non-suicidal patients and twenty-four control aptients completed tests on different suicidal tendencies. Suicidal adolescents showed more negative responses that did either the non-suicidal adolescents or the control patients. Furthermore compared to the other two groups, the suicidal adolescents showed less complex self-attributes and a higher tendency to have a low self-esteem. Results were dis
Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin In 1859 when Charles Darwin published his book The Origin of Species, it caused much controversy between the scientific and religious worlds. It caused many people to question their belief in the teaching of the Bible. The strongly held belief that the Bible was the literal truth clashed with the Darwin theory. Some people rejected and scorned Darwin while others tried to reevaluate their beliefs. Darwin theorized that species evolved from other species. The belief that God dire
To What Extent Does Acid Precipitation Affect Annelids?
To What Extent Does Acid Precipitation Affect Annelids?
To What Extent Does Acid Precipitation Affect Annelids? In order to truly understand acid rain and it's eventual effect on earthworms, it would be best to look at the causes of acid rain. How and why does altered acidity in precipitation have a devastating effect? Acid rain is charecterized as Precipitation that has a pH lower than about 5.0 (Allaby, Michael (1994) Ecology, Oxford Press,). Acid rain is created by many things, of which pollution from cars contributes the most. Ever since the In
What Is Darwins Theory?
What Is Darwins Theory?
What is Darwin's Theory? Many scientists have different understandings and uses of bioengineering. Darwin's Theory on natural selection has stirred up some controversies on whether or not to remain studying and researching for information on the theory. Jeremy Rifkin, a philosopher and environmental activist, portrays in his article the world will be coming to an end if we remain to use bioengineering the way that we have been. He feels it is a waste of time and money to keep researching on Darw
Genetic Engineering, History And Future
Genetic Engineering, History And Future
Genetic Engineering, history and future Altering the Face of Science Science is a creature that continues to evolve at a much higher rate than the beings that gave it birth. The transformation time from tree-shrew, to ape, to human far exceeds the time from analytical engine, to calculator, to computer. But science, in the past, has always remained distant. It has allowed for advances in production, transportation, and even entertainment, but never in history will science be able to so deeply af
Frogs And Snakes: The Texture Of Diversity
Frogs And Snakes: The Texture Of Diversity
Frogs and Snakes: The Texture of Diversity ENST / 302 March 5, 1999 Harry Greene The lecture that was given by Dr. Greene proved to be well worth attending. He focused on snakes and frogs primarily and his in-depth knowledge of biology in the field proved to be very helpful in explaining the evolution, reproduction, and behavior patterns in these creatures. Also, throughout his lecture he touched on important concepts concerning biodiversity, humans, and extinction. He mentioned a quote that see
Theory Of Evolution
Theory Of Evolution
Theory of Evolution TABLE OF CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION ............................................... 2 DARWINIAN THEORY OF EVOLUTION .............................. 4 THE THEORY OF BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION: CONTRIBUTING ELEMENTS ....................... 7 WALLACE'S CONTRIBUTIONS ................................... 13 HARDY-WEINBERG PRINCIPLE .................................. 15 COMPARISON: LAMARCK vs. DARWIN ........................... 16 DARWIN'S INFLUENCES .......................................
Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates INTRODUCTION A theme that we have seen and studied in this class is that a particular form or structure of a molecule plays a significant role in the function of that molecule. Since we are interested in the function of molecules. it helps to study their structure. One of the major classes of organic compounds found in cells are carbohydrates. These carbohydrate are made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in a ratio of 1:2:1 respectively with a general formula of X(CH2O)n. When the ca
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Training Curriculum School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Training Curriculum Ana Pedro Departamento de Educação, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, 3810-193, Portugal Abstract In the first part of this study we examine the school violence question, be it the violence that happens at school, consequence of external pressures (cultural, so
Laying the foundations of Science
Laying the foundations of Science
Laying the foundations of Science Laying the foundations of Science Knowing the deep seated foundations of Science led me through a simple throw back of a long time question, “Why would Egyptians consider Nile River flooding outcome an advantage in their part?” I remember my late grandfather, living beside a river, who used to plow the land every after a cyclical river flooding. I wondered why. He said it’s the best time to plant his crops just exactly the way my great grandparents do when he wa
Communication
Communication
Communication communication is the means by which ideas and information are spread from person to person. People use communication to express feelings, emotions, opinions and values, to learn and teach, and to improve their status. Communication is therefore vital to human interaction whether between parents and children, bosses and employees or even husband and wife. The diversity and characteristics of those involved in any interaction can thus affect communication. Taking account of any diver
Amylase, Catalase and Invertase Enzyme Labs
Amylase, Catalase and Invertase Enzyme Labs
Amylase, Catalase and Invertase Enzyme Labs IB Biology SL Y1 22 April 2014 Amylase, Catalase and Invertase Enzyme Labs Introduction Catalase Catalase is responsible for converting hydrogen peroxide1, which is harmful within living organisms, into water and oxygen molecules. This experiment investigates the effect of hydrogen peroxide on boiled and raw materials such as potatoes, liver, yeast cells, etc. If boiled materials were put into hydrogen peroxide, there would be no significant enzymatic
Diffusion and Osmosis Lab Activity
Diffusion and Osmosis Lab Activity
Diffusion and Osmosis Lab Activity Dr. Alan Rizzo IB Biology SL Year 1 October 10, 2013 Diffusion and Osmosis Lab Activity Activity A – Glucose concentration Time (min) Observation Glucose strip Lugol’s solution (Starch indicator) Dialysis tube of glucose starch solution 0 Test pad has green color, indicating 300mg/dL of glucose. Dark and transparent amber with tints of red. It is not uniform: contains dark spots of red color. Solution has translucent, pale, milky, cloudy white color. 3 Test pad
Brazil nuts reproduction ecological report
Brazil nuts reproduction ecological report
Brazil nuts reproduction ecological report Dr. Alan Rizzo IB Biology SL Y1 January 13, 2014 Brazil nuts reproduction ecological report Brazil nuts contain exceptional nutritious elements and can only be harvested in the Amazon forest of Brazil. Each Brazil nut tree towers high up to 200 feet; its branches provide habitat and food for other animals. Despite the fact in which only those Brazil nut trees that grow in undisturbed forests bear fruit, their reproduction has high dependency on other or
Early Childhood and There Development
Early Childhood and There Development
Early Childhood and There Development Early Childhood and There Development University of Phoenix PSY/103 OPHELIA BINKLEY-WEBB July 26, 2015 When a child is born, he has a unique set of genetic instructions that influence his physical growth. According to the University of Minnesota, genetics have a strong effect on rate of growth, the size of body parts and the onset of growth events. In a study performed by Dr. Stefan A. Czerwinski at the University of Minnesota he and many of his colleagues f
Digestion and Absorption
Digestion and Absorption
Introduction The key issue in the digestion and absorption of fats is one of solubility. Lipids are hydrophobic, and thus are poorly soluble in the aqueous environment of the digestive tract. The digestive enzyme, lipase, is water soluble and can only work at the surface of fat globules. Digestion is greatly aided by emulsification, the breaking up of fat globules into much smaller emulsion droplets. Bile salts and phospholipids are amphipathic molecules that are present in the bile. Motility in
Callus
Callus
Callus is defined as an unorganized tissue mass growing on solid substrate. Callus forms naturally on plants in response to wounding, infestations, or at graft unions (Bottino, 1981). Since extensive callus formation can be induced by elevated hormone levels, tissue culture media designed to produce callus contain pharmacological additions of cytokinins and auxins. Callus formation is central to many investigative and applied tissue culture procedures. Callus can be multiplied and later used to
Experiment Techniques
Experiment Techniques
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this experiment is, first and foremost, to familiarize you with the operation of the analytical balance. Because all analytical determinations are (directly or indirectly) based on the measurement of mass, learning the correct balance technique is vital to the success of your experiments. Additionally, you will use the balance to demonstrate the need to dry samples and standards prior to analysis. Among the techniques, analytical technique stands out as a practically
Investigating the Effect of Lipase Concentration on the Breakdown of F
Investigating the Effect of Lipase Concentration on the Breakdown of F
Investigating the Effect of Lipase Concentration on the Breakdown of Fat in Milk INTRODUCTION: Enzymes are proteins which can catalyse chemical reactions without changing themselves. The enzyme lipase breaks down the fat in dairy products such as full-cream milk for people who are lactose intolerant. Lipase acts on its specific substrate, lipids produces fatty acids. If enzyme concentration increases, random collisions between the substrates and active sites of enzyme increase due to the increas
ENZYMOLOGY LAB 1
ENZYMOLOGY LAB 1
RESULTS A - The mass of the cents Cents Weighed Mass Mass by Difference Difference #1 1.73g 1.73g 0g #2 1.72g 1.72g 0g #3 1.72g 1.72g 0g #4 1.73g 1.73g 0g #5 1.73g 1.73g 0g Total mass 8.63g Total mass - #5 6.90g Remaining mass - #4 5.17g Remaining mass - #3 3.45g Remaining mass - #2 1.73g Remaining mass - #1 0g Mass by difference = Total mass - ( Total mass - #5 ) = 1.73g Difference = Weighed mass - mass by difference = 1.73g - 1.73g = 0g Mean = 1.73 + 1.72 + 1.72 + 1.73 + 1.73 5 = 8.63 / 5 = 1.
Dream analysis
Dream analysis
Dream analysis is a process that is characterized with the attempts to assign sensible meaning to human dreams. Dreams have always been interesting to people and they have been trying to explain their meaning objectively. In ancient civilizations people believed that dreams connected them with gods. If you saw a dream, it meant that spirits or gods decided to inform you about something important. A dream played the role of a hint. In ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and Muslim culture there we
Dexter
Dexter
[Your Name] [Instructor Name] [Course Number] [Date] Ever since I was a child I have a child I have always wanted to be a Doctor. It all began when I seen my Mother with her lab coat i have always aspired to be the same. To do So I plan to major in pre-med, however pre-med is not a major so I would major in biology. Biology is really such a broad field which could lead you on to study living organisms such as animals, plants, humans or even bacteria, to help develop biological knowledge and unde
Dialysis
Dialysis
Dialysis Biology 202A Anatomy & Physiology II Professor Debra Dutton September 27, 2012 Throughout the United States and other countries, there are many people that suffer from renal failure every day. Dialysis is a way of helping with the kidneys. The kidneys are responsible for filtering all of the wastes products from the blood. It restores the proper balance of electrolytes in the body and eliminates extra fluid from the body also. Even though many individual’s kidneys don’t work as properl
Rubella Virus
Rubella Virus
Rubella Virus (German Measles) Biology 201A Anatomy & Physiology I Professor Debra Dutton August 1, 2012 Introduction Rubella infections in the United States are reported in people who are all mostly foreign-born or unimmunized. These reported rubella cases are right now at a record low levels; however, outbreaks and cases have struck, mainly between the unvaccinated foreign-born adults. This is the one of the reasons why Filipinos traveling abroad and or back to their native homeland of the Ph
IB Biology syllabus – definitions
IB Biology syllabus – definitions
IB Biology syllabus – definitions * Definition given in IB Biology syllabus TOPIC WORD DEFINITION Topic 1: Cells Organelle A discrete structure within a cell, with a specific function.* Tissue A group of cells similar to each other, along with their associated intercellular substances, which perform the same function within a multicellular organism. Organ A group of tissues which work together as a single unit to perform a particular function within a multicellular organism. Organ system A group
Anthropology is a discipline that systematically
Anthropology is a discipline that systematically
Anthropology is a discipline that systematically studies human culture and the evolutionary dimensions of human biology. It let us help to get information about humans with their past and present. Anthropology relates to other dimensions of studies such as biological science and physical science to get the understanding of human history and cultures. It is also a study of the biological human with their physical elements. Anthropology is studied under four main subfields; Cultural Anthropolog
Madeline Stickler November 17, 2015 PHP 1105 #628
Madeline Stickler November 17, 2015 PHP 1105 #628
Madeline Stickler November 17, 2015 PHP 1105 #628 Texas Tech Paul L. Foster School of Medicine The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is to provide an outstanding education and development opportunities for a diverse group of students, residents, faculty and staff; advance knowledge through innovation and research; and serve the needs of our socially and culturally diverse communities and regions (Texas Tech,1). Texas Tech Paul L. F
Theory of evolution
Theory of evolution
Theory of evolution Shance McGuffey PHL/458 July 16, 2015 Albert Vandiver Theory of evolution If the theory of evolution is true, as scientific evidence overwhelmingly suggests, a human being is nothing more than an ape. Back as far as I could remember our schooling always suggested that we as humans had evolved from apes by using the Darwin theory. That\'s not quite how it works though. Apes didn\'t turn in to humans over the evolutionary time. Now there was a common ancestor prior to the huma
Multi Media Task: Part ATable A: Organs of the dig
Multi Media Task: Part ATable A: Organs of the dig
Multi Media Task: Part ATable A: Organs of the digestive system and their functions Organ of the digestive system Physically help the digestive system Chemically help the digestive system digests foods Other Tasks Mouth The mouth mechanically breaks down the food by using mastication. The tongue rolls the food within the mouth making the mastication process fast and easier, it also breaks the food creating a larger surface area for the salivary amylase to then react to. The saliva within the mo
Lipase
Lipase
Background information: Enzymes are biological molecules (proteins) that act as catalysts and help complex reactions occur. The enzyme grabs on to the substrate at a special area called the active site. The combination is called the enzyme/substrate complex. Enzymes are very specific and don\'t just grab on to any molecule. The active site is a specially shaped area of the enzyme that fits around the substrate. The activity of enzymes is affected by three factors; temperature, concentration, and
LAJOM, John Froilan C. General Biology 2
LAJOM, John Froilan C. General Biology 2
LAJOM, John Froilan C. General Biology 2 S11-08 Reflection Paper For the biology exhibit, the one that captivates me is the research about the milkfish and tilapia in Taal, Batangas. It captures my attention because it is very timely; we frequently eat tilapia for lunch or dinner, so it made me curious if we should continue to eat tilapia. They researched if parasites were the one responsible for the diseases or death of the tilapia and milkfish and to know the correlation of the psychochemical
LAJOM, John Froilan C. General Chemistry 2
LAJOM, John Froilan C. General Chemistry 2
LAJOM, John Froilan C. General Chemistry 2 S11-08 Photo Essay Your TV doesn't speak English, it speaks frequency As part of our requirement in General Chemistry 2 and General Biology 2, we went to an exhibit led by college students in MB Hall and MB 6th Floor. The exhibitor of the model was Julius Osio Lumbera who was able to replicate on how signals are being transmitted from commercial broadcasting network into our own homes with the help of our antenna. A broadcasting network will spread sig
TITLE OF THE PUBLISHED ARTICLES : HIGH SCHOOL VOLU
TITLE OF THE PUBLISHED ARTICLES : HIGH SCHOOL VOLU
TITLE OF THE PUBLISHED ARTICLES : HIGH SCHOOL VOLUNTEER VOLLEY BALL COACH ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH 15- YEARS OLD. SOURCE OF PUBLISHED ARTICLES : INSIDE EDITION DATE OF PUBLISHED ARTICLES: FEBRUARY 18, 2017. CHAPTERS USED FOR ASSIGNMENT: CHAPTER 9 AND 10. An Alabama volley ball coach at mariner high school who has been charged after she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 15- years old who plays with the team. Willyncia joy Haper, 22 years old was charged on Friday wi
Makayla Fails
Makayla Fails
Makayla Fails Dr. Carr Intro to African American Studies February 2, 2017 How Do We Undertake the Study of African Experiences? Abstract: So what does this big question mean? How do we undertake the study of African Experiences? What we basically have here is a simple question asking, Where do we start when learning about African experiences? Where we start is one of the most important factors of this subject. Dr. John Henrik Clarke once said, If you start your history with slavery, everyt
Ground Zero for C limate Change
Ground Zero for C limate Change
Ground Zero for C limate Change Anything having to do with the physical world and developing a deeper understanding of it has always enthralled me. Accordingly, the field of biology, specifically climate c hange biology, is one which is I follow with keen interest . The independent writer Wen Stephenson 's article tackles the issue of climate change biology in a way that I found to be unique. His article Ground Zero For Climate discusses the sphere of climate chan ge and environmental condi
Sasha Gutierrez
Sasha Gutierrez
Sasha Gutierrez ANT 200-1101 TEST #2 Is Race a biologically significant category? Discuss TWO of the TEN THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT RACE from the PBS link, discussed in class.  Give examples in Sanabria that illustrate why race is a powerful cultural and historical construct and situate them in place and time? Race is not a biologically significant category because as explained by the second bullet point on the pbs link 10 things you should know about race. Race is not based on genetics t
Synthesizing Artificial Organs: The Future of Tran
Synthesizing Artificial Organs: The Future of Tran
Synthesizing Artificial Organs: The Future of Transplantations Biomedical engineering is the marriage and offspring of engineering and medicine. As the name would suggest, the field revolves around developing and producing medical devices. A medical device, however, is a rather broad term in regards to this field beca use everything from catheters, to cochlear implants, to prosthetic arms falls under this category. In addition, an up and coming sub-field of biomedical engineering is that of tis
Do you think that we now have science systems that
Do you think that we now have science systems that
Do you think that we now have science systems that are somewhat similar to large, complex technological systems? The transition to a higher reliance on technological systems represented a significant change in the development and use of technology and its relationships with society, including institutions within society. The practice of science shows at least some of the elements that characterize large-scale, interconnected (complex) systems. Given what you have learned about technological sys