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  • Euclid of Alexandria

    Euclid of Alexandria

    Euclid Of Alexandria may be the best-known mathematician of the world, he is best known for his work on mathematics The Elements. The fact that his work has survived so long, 2000 years in fact, is a tribute to his mathematical genius, however very little of him is known. Three theories abound as to the true nature of this historical figure. Not all historians agree that Euclid was in fact a historical figure, some argue

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Eugenics

    Eugenics

    The eugenics movement began in the 20th century by a man named Francis Galton. As the cousin of Charles Darwin, Galton believed that eugenics was a moral philosophy to improve humanity by encouraging the ablest and healthiest people to have more children (Carlson). This Galtonian ideal of eugenics is often thought of as positive eugenics. Eugenics can be defined as the outgrowth of human heredity aimed at “improving” the quality of the human stock (Allen

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Eugleeena

    Eugleeena

    A. Introduction Phototaxis is the movement of an organism towards or away from a light source. In this experiment the phototaxis of the live specimen, Euglena will be observed. The purpose is to find whether the Euglena will present negative or positive phototaxis when exposed to a beam of light after being subjected to darkness. Would the chloroplasts in the Euglena have an effect on the specimen’s phototaxis and overall nature or movement? By observing

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Top
  • Euthanaisa

    Euthanaisa

    Euthanasia I became curious about this topic a couple of years back, my mother and I were watching 60 minutes and heard something about legalized killings. It caught our attention immediately, so we watched the excerpt about Dr. Kevorkian. We saw the process of euthanasia, it didn’t seem a too terrible way to die; compared to the suffering of the patients undergoing euthanasia. Then the topic came up during a random discussion while talking to

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Euthanasia

    Euthanasia

    An Argument for Euthanasia Euthanasia is defined as, “The act or practice of putting to death painlessly a person suffering from an incurable disease.” Euthanasia can be traced back as far back as the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. It was sometimes allowed in these civilizations to help others die. Voluntary euthanasia was approved in these ancient societies. Today, the practice of euthanasia causes great controversy. Both pro-life groups and right-to-die groups present arguments for

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Euthanasia - Keep It Illegal

    Euthanasia - Keep It Illegal

    Euthanasia is defined as "a painless killing, especially to end a painful and incurable disease; mercy killing". It is one of society's most widely and hotly debated moral issues. This topic has pained and exhausted the courts in several countries throughout the world, for too long, questioning the ethics and morality of the issue. Euthanasia must not be legalized in Canada for many moral and medical reasons. Firstly, the legalization of euthanasia has proved

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Eutrophication

    Eutrophication

    Introduction Eutrophication is an increase in the amount of plant nutrients in a body of water(Ford-2000). A Eutorhication process that takes a long period of time to occur. It involves the transformation of a new lake and an old one. Because it has clear water and low nutrient content the young lake is called oligotrophic, and the older lake is different in that it is murky water and has a high level of nutrient, which

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Vika
  • Evaluating the Risk of Malathion

    Evaluating the Risk of Malathion

    Evaluating the Risk of Malathion The city of Genericville is the home to many species and has become a tourist attraction because of the beauty in the natural circle of life that can be experienced here. Unfortunately, the growing problem with mosquitoes and the spread of the West Nile Virus threatens the livelihood of Genericville’s citizens, and the survival of the wildlife here. A proposal to eradicate the problem is the application of an insecticide

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Jack
  • Evaluation of Hicrome Coliform Agar for the Detection and Enumeration Total Coliform and E.Coli from Poultry Feed and Water Samples

    Evaluation of Hicrome Coliform Agar for the Detection and Enumeration Total Coliform and E.Coli from Poultry Feed and Water Samples

    EVALUATION OF HICROME COLIFORM AGAR FOR THE DETECTION AND ENUMERATION TOTAL COLIFORM AND E.coli FROM POULTRY FEED AND WATER SAMPLES Thulasi Rajkumar, Sharon MacDonald, R. Kannan, R. Suresh Kumar and CN.Ramchand Customer Laboratory Services Kemin Nutritional Technologies (I) Pvt. Ltd., No: 39, The Trapezium, Second Floor, Nelson Manickam Road, Chennai-600 029 Tamil Nadu, INDIA ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the use of Hicrome Coliform Agar medium for isolation and enumeration of

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Evidence Based Practice

    Evidence Based Practice

    Student Number: C1560272Module Code: NR3122 http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/identity/downloads/universitylogo.jpg SCHOOL OF HEALTHCARE SCIENCES Assessment Front Sheet This sheet must be used as the first page of all work submitted Student ID number: C1560272 Module code: NR3122 Module name: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice. Declared word count: 3495 words Summative work must be submitted via Learning Central by 4pm on the due date Students are required to keep a copy of all work submitted ________________________________________________________________ I confirm that the material contained

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    Submitted: May 19, 2017 By: aysha.alshibli
  • Evidence of Evolution

    Evidence of Evolution

    Basilosaurids and dorudontids lived in the late Eocene, approximately 35 and 41 million years ago. They are mainly known from the eastern United States and from Egypt, but were probably worldwide in their distribution. Basilosaurids were enormous (possibly up to 60 feet long) and had snake-like bodies. They had a tailfluke, but it is not clear whether that was the main propulsive organ. Dorudontids were proportionally more like dolphins. Both basilosaurids and dorudontids had complete

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    The first exhibit that was viewed upon entering the museum was the dino zone. There, I observed several dinosaurs, but the most noted dinosaur was the Tyrannosaurus Res (T. Rex). The T. Rex that I observed in detail was Sue. Sue was auctioned and bought by the museum. Most notably, Sue’s skull is over 5 and a half feet tall. If one were to study the size of the forearm, her forearms are relatively short

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Theistic Evolution is one of three major origin-of-life views, the other two being Atheistic Evolution, commonly known as Darwinian Evolution, and Special Creation. Atheistic Evolution says that there is no God and that life can and did emerge naturally from preexisting non-living building blocks under the influence of natural laws. Special Creation says that God created life, either from scratch or from preexisting materials. Theistic Evolution says one of two things: That, while there is

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    The majority of people in this world believe that a spiritual being created earth. In fact, "most religions and cultures believe the universe was created by a 'creative hand,' either a sky god or some other physical object" (Encarta 1). Think of it, as a trial to see which will win, creation or evolution. It has been the most argued debate in all of history, but creationism is more logical than evolution. To first understand

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Anna
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Evolution Evolution, a process of change through time, is what links together the enormous diversity of the living world. A lot of evidence is present that indicates that the earth has had a very long history and that all living things arose in the course of that history from earlier, more simpler forms. In other words, all species have descended from other species and all living things share common ancestors in the past. Basically, organisms

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Edward
  • 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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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: regina
  • 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
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