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  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Charles Darwin had two great themes in "On the Origin of Species" which accounted for the similarities and adaptations characteristic of living organisms. To account for the adaptations of organisms and those innumerable features that equip them for survival and reproduction, Darwin (and Wallace) independently came up with the central theory of evolutionary process: natural selection. Natural selection gives insight in to why organisms are the way that they are. Adaptations are phenotypic variants that

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  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Since the 19th century, biologists have questioned the origin of life, asking the question “How did life first begin?” To answer that question, they have come up with two contradicting yet plausible theories, Creation and Evolution. The theory of Creation states that an intelligent being designed each organism. On the other hand, the theory of Evolution states that some form of stimuli sparked one of the earliest forms of life and that every single organism

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    The definition of evolution is change over time. It has been agreed upon by the vast majority of the world that evolution happens and species are not immutable, unchanged. Theories have been experimented with, but the one accepted by scientists is Darwin’s theory of natural selection. Darwin’s trip aboard the Beagle brought about one of the most important scientific realizations of all time. He realized that on the Galapagos Islands there were different types of

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Evolutionary ideas such as common descent and the transmutation of species have existed since at least the 6th century BCE, when they were expounded by the Greek philosopher Anaximander. Such views rose to prominence in the 18th century, but the first convincing exposition of a mechanism by which evolutionary change could occur was not proposed until 1858, when Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace jointly presented the theory of evolution by natural selection to the

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Victor
  • Evolution and Its Discontents

    Evolution and Its Discontents

    Evolution and Its Discontents Charles Darwin's theory of evolution completely undermined the idea that we are designed for a purpose. His claim that we are all products of evolution questioned the traditional Western conceptions of our nature by suggesting that we are not made in God's image, but rather are the result of a natural evolutionary process that makes us a more developed version of the cognitive powers of nonhuman primates. Although there is no

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • Evolution of Birds

    Evolution of Birds

    Evolution of Birds It has become widely accepted that birds have evolved from reptiles in the Jurassic period and are the living descendants of a group of dinosaurs called theropods. Birds share hundreds of unique skeletal features with dinosaurs. Over the years, birds have evolved in a wide variety of forms, from flightless and aquatic to flying animals. Due to poor fossil records, some information regarding the evolution of birds are based on theories but

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Yan
  • Evolution of Man

    Evolution of Man

    Scientists continue to debate the history of man. It is generally agreed upon by the scientific community, however, that humans evolved from lesser beings, and this essay will function to provide evidence to support this claim. Several points will be outlined, including the general physical changes that occurred between several key species on the phylogeny of man, and a discussion of dating methods used to pinpoint the age of the fossils. This essay will

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Bred
  • Evolution of Modern Humans

    Evolution of Modern Humans

    There are two main theories regarding the origin of modern humans. The first theory suggests that pre modern humans evolved into modern humans prior to leaving Africa and then dispersed in different directions; this theory is called the “Out of Africa Theory”. The second theory suggests that pre modern humans left Africa and dispersed in different directions and evolved into modern humans, this is called the “multi regional theory”. I personally believe in the “out

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: regina
  • Evolution of Plants - Biology 2002

    Evolution of Plants - Biology 2002

    Emms, Simon K. "Evolution of Plants." Biology. 2002. Retrieved October 30, 2014 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3400700159.html.Modern classification systems, based largely on molecular evidence, divide living organisms into three domains: Bacteria (also called Eubacteria), Archaea, and Eukarya. Plants are classified as a kingdom (Plantae) within the Eukarya; organisms that possess a nucleus, mitochondria, an internal cytoskeleton, and, in photosynthetic species, chloroplasts. Most scientists recognize three other eukaryotic kingdoms: Protista (most of which are single-celled organisms), Fungi, and

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    Submitted: October 30, 2014 By: Keith Howes
  • Evolution V. Creation

    Evolution V. Creation

    Evolution Should the stork theory appear in books on reproduction? How about astrological lore in expositions on astronomy? It would be unreasonable to even consider those ridiculous concepts. This is why the idea of creation should not be considered as the answer to how life began. Rather, the theory of evolution accounts for the creation of life. Charles Darwin is credited with creating the theory of evolution. Evolution assumes that all natural forms arose

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Evolution Vs. Creationism

    Evolution Vs. Creationism

    People are always arguing over which theory is true, evolution or creationism. The theory of evolution has a lot to do with natural selection. Natural selection is when the individual with the best traits survives, and passes on their good traits to their offspring. Those offspring create more individuals with those strong traits, and eventually all of the species will have those strong traits. This means that if this cycle is carried on long enough,

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Evolution Vs. Creationism: Disproving the Theory of Evolution

    Evolution Vs. Creationism: Disproving the Theory of Evolution

    Evolution vs. Creationism: Disproving The Theory of Evolution Since the 19th century, biologists have questioned the origin of life, asking the question “How did life first begin?” To answer that question, they have come up with two contradicting yet plausible theories, Creation and Evolution. The theory of Creation states that an intelligent being designed each organism. On the other hand, the theory of Evolution states that some form of stimuli sparked one of the earliest

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: David
  • Ewrfer

    Ewrfer

    Willy's believed that all it takes to become successful is being well liked. Willy thought that Oliver would let Biff borrow some money even though if Bill Oliver hasn't seen Biff around ten years. " You know why he remembered you, don't you? Because you impressed him in those days." (pg.108) Biff stole Oliver's basketball and it been a long time that Oliver didn't see or contact with Biff, so there is no way

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By: milzy2233
  • Exciton Energy of Cds Quantum Dots

    Exciton Energy of Cds Quantum Dots

    Studying the quantum size e ects on the exciton energy of two-dimensional CdS quantum dots in the single band e ective mass approximation for both electron and hole, we use a nite con nement in the x{y plane and we assume also that the induced charge is spread along a very thin interface in the z-direction. Solving the SchrЁodinger equation with a new numerical method, which is called potential morphing method, we obtain the corresponding energy within

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Bred
  • Exercise and Aging - a Qualitative Correlation

    Exercise and Aging - a Qualitative Correlation

    EXERCISE AND AGING: A Qualitative Correlation In 1523 the Spanish explorer and conquistador Ponce de Leon went searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth. What he discovered was Florida; not quite the quick-fix of a magical substance flowing from a fountain but a nice place for frozen northeastern residents to go for recreation in the winter. The idea of mythical youth is still very much alive in our culture and most noticeable in the advertising

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Exercise and Obesity

    Exercise and Obesity

    Introduction There is a growing understanding of how certain levels of physical activity may positively affect cardiovascular, musculosketetal, respiratory and endocrine function, as well as mental health (Kravitz, 2007). The Surgeon General's report (1996) on physical activity and health emphasizes that regular participation in moderate physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Several studies (Haapanen et al, 1996, Lee et al, 1994) have shown that physical activity enhances health and reduces the

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • Existence of Yetis

    Existence of Yetis

    Existence of Yetis The existence of yetis, also known as sasquatches, is really unknown. Stories of yeti confrontations vary beyond reason. Most of these stories are found in Native American legends (Stonehill 1). Theories are so outrageous that doubt flourishes. A yeti is a large bear or gorilla like mammal that is mainly found in the Himalayas. It is a biped which means that it walks on its two hind feet, upright. From a distance,

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Experiment 12: Avogadro's Number

    Experiment 12: Avogadro's Number

    CHEMISTRY I Experiment 12: Avogadro’s number (hand out) Introduction: The objective of this experiment is to determine the value of Avogadro’s number and the mole concept via the use of the monolayer experiment. Experimental data sheet: Attached Calculations: 1. Area of monolayer A= 3.14(8.58 cm)І / 4 A= 231 cmІ / 4 A = 57.8 cmІ 2. Molecules of stearic acid in monolayer 57.8 cmІ x 1molecule = 2.8 x 1016 molecules 2.1 x

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Victor
  • Experiment 17

    Experiment 17

    Experiment 17 Polymers By Kaiyi Hall 3/7/16 Dr. Liskin Background Polymers are macromolecules built from smaller molecular subunits, called monomers. Synthetic polymers can be classified into two main types according to the mechanism by which they synthetically grow from monomer to polymer: chain-growth polymers and step-growth polymers. This classification scheme is an update from historical nomenclature, in which polymers were classified by whether there existed a byproduct of the polymerization reaction (condensation polymerization) or not

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  • Experimental and Numerical Studies of Foam-"lled Sections

    Experimental and Numerical Studies of Foam-"lled Sections

    * Corresponding author. Tel.:#1-617-253-2104; fax: #1-617-253-1962. E-mail address: wierz@mit.edu (T. Wierzbicki) International Journal of Impact Engineering 24 (2000) 509}534 Experimental and numerical studies of foam-"lled sections Sigit P. Santosa!, Tomasz Wierzbicki!,*, Arve G. Hanssen", Magnus Langseth" !Impact & Crashworthiness Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 5-218, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA-02139, USA "Department of Structural Engineering, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7034, Trondheim, Norway Received 30 September 1998; received in revised form 29

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: regina
  • Experimental Design Project

    Experimental Design Project

    Since the early 1990’s, people have been complaining about the reception they get on their cellular phones. Several products have been on the market, but few actually work. This experiment is to disprove one of these products, which is known as a Cellular Reception Booster Sticker. This product started to show up on the market in early to mid 2001. Supposedly this product works as a passive antenna which will draw more signals into the

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: July
  • Experimental Mealworm Lab

    Experimental Mealworm Lab

    Question and Problem Statement I am trying to learn about things that I didn’t know about before. I am discovering a whole new type of life and explore all the things I didn’t think existed before this class. I thought that this was really important that we did different experiments so we could see the reaction on them and study the cause and effect of each one. Literature Search A mealworm at that stage can

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Janna
  • Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Miniscale and Microscale Approach. 4th Edition

    Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Miniscale and Microscale Approach. 4th Edition

    Simple Distillation Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Miniscale and Microscale Approach. 4th Edition. By Gilbert and Martin. Section: 4.4 Introduction: Distillation is a technique used to purify various liquids. In a simple distillation, a liquid is boiled and the vapors work through the apparatus until they reach the condenser where they are cooled and reliquified. Liquids are separated based upon their differences in boiling point in which each pure substance is at least greater than 40-50

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Janna
  • Experimental Report of Factors Influencing the Rate of a Chemical Reaction

    Experimental Report of Factors Influencing the Rate of a Chemical Reaction

    Factors Influencing Rate of Reaction Aim To investigate several effects believed to influence rate of reaction, concentration of a substance and temperature, and observe the effects. Hypothesis Concentration and temperature will both increase the rate of reaction in accordance with collision theory. Introduction The reaction rate or rate of reaction for a reactant or product in any given reaction can be defined as the speed with which a reaction occurs. For example, the oxidation of

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  • Experimental Uncertainty and Error Analysis

    Experimental Uncertainty and Error Analysis

    Abstract The diameter and mass of a steel ball was measured and recorded by the class. These measurements were to determine error in measurements and the derived quantities, volume and density. The diameter was determined using a dial caliper and the mass, a triple beam balance. The results of the error for diameter were not as expected while the results of the volume and density were deviated greatly from expectations; only the weight had a

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: David
  • Explain the Concept of Energy Transfer from one Form to Another in the Context of the Summary Equation for Aerobic Respiration

    Explain the Concept of Energy Transfer from one Form to Another in the Context of the Summary Equation for Aerobic Respiration

    Edwin Mageto Cellular respiration learning respiration. Explain the concept of energy transfer from one form to another in the context of the summary equation for aerobic respiration. Aerobic respiration can be defined as the process of energy transfer that the cells utilize to convert organic molecules into chemical energy. The chemical reactions involved in aerobic respiration are more or less analogous to the chemical reactions proceeding in the oxidation of organic substances, but no ATP

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  • Exploration of Alienation

    Exploration of Alienation

    Exploration of Alienation “It has to go”, cried his sister. “That’s the only answer, Father. You just have to try to get rid of the idea that it’s Gregor. Believing it for so long, that is our real misfortune. But how can it be Gregor? If it were Gregor, he would have realized long ago that it isn’t possible for human beings to live with such a creature, and would have gone away of his

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Exploring Stem Cell Research

    Exploring Stem Cell Research

    Exploring Stem Cell Research Imagine a world where transplants could be done without the sacrifice of another person losing an organ. This world can only exist within the process of stem cell research. In stem cell research there are four different ways to obtain the embryo, some more controversial then the others. The advantages and disadvantages of obtaining these embryos, and stem cell research as a whole, are what many people are comparing. Stem cell

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  • Extennsa Proposal

    Extennsa Proposal

    Executive Summary Newbot Corporation needs a clear and powerful strategy on how to market Extenssa to surgeons and anesthesia professionals as this product has the potential to revolutionize the treatment of high blood loss surgeries. Over the years, medical practitioners have stressed the vital need for strong plasma volume expanders to eliminate the risk of hypovolemia or high blood loss during open heart surgeries, accidental trauma surgery and other high risk surgical procedures. The leading

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Yan
  • Extinction and Its Impacts

    Extinction and Its Impacts

    Extinction is the ceasing of a species to exist on this Earth. A species officially becomes extinct when all of the species no longer exists. A species is to become certainly extinct when there is an extremely small number of it and it is unable to reproduce to create more of itself. Therefore, we say a species is in for certain extinction if it cannot reproduce itself. Extinctions occur at a great pace and species

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Top
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