Type Of Test Part Of The Brain Areas
1,381 wordsBrain Science, also known as nerve science, has been classified as an adventure. It mostly deals with our behavior, as well as speech, movement, coordination, and basically any part of our life in general is associated with it. As we study the brain more and more over the last twenty years, we begin to discover more and more about it and its hundreds of thousands of complex and involved tasks. Let us start with the basics, the brain from the out side is about 3 pounds of tissue. It contains two ...
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Amino Acids Living Organisms
979 wordsProteins are the macromolecules of life. Discovered in 1838, proteins are recognized as a large number of superior organic compounds that make up living organisms and are essential to their functioning. The term protein comes from the Greek word proteins or primary. Proteins have many different properties and function in a variety of ways. They can function as a building material, in teeth, bones and muscles, and they can serve as enzymes, hormones, and neurotransmitters. Its functions are the m...
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One Of The Most Important Desalination Plants
910 wordsNickel is one of the most important elements on the periodic table. It has plenty of history, as well as a huge importance to society. Its has unique chemical, physical, and geological properties. Nickel is used commercially in abundance, as it is used anywhere from simple art products such as ceramics to complex structures such as tubing for desalination plants. It is even used in the American five-cent coin, the "nickel." Nickel was discovered by Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, in Sweden, during the y...
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Destination Yellowstone National Park
646 wordsYellowstone National Park was named after the Yellowstone River. Native Americans called the river Mi tsi a da zi, which meant Rock Yellow River, and was translated by French fur trappers to Yellow Rock or Yellow Stone, hence the name Yellowstone. John Coltzer was one of the first people to have explored the Yellowstone area. Coltzer was from the Lewis and Clark expedition and he walked alone through this area in 1807 while in search of furs. Since 1827, though, Yellowstone has been a national p...
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History Of The Human Genome Project
1,354 wordsThe Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international research effort to decipher the entire human genome and understand the unique hereditary instructions that each person possesses. The HGP is a jointly funded project by the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with additional research done by the National (NHGRI). The project, launched in 1990, was originally planned to last 15 years, but rapid advances in technology have accelerated the expected completio...
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H 2 O Metric Tons
485 wordsMagnesium, symbol Mg, is a silvery white metallic element that is relatively un-reactive. In group 2 of the periodic table, magnesium is one of the alkaline earth metals. The atomic number of magnesium is 12. Properties and Occurrence The metal, first isolated by the British chemist Sir Humphry Davy in 1808, is obtained today chiefly by electrolysis of fused magnesium chloride. Magnesium is malleable and ductile when heated. With the exception of beryllium, it is the lightest metal that remains ...
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San Francisco One Day
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Amino Acids Peptide Bonds
367 wordsA gastric gland is a tubular structure in the vertebrate stomach that secretes gastric juices. The gastric glands have three types of cells that secrete different components of the gastric juice. One of them is being a chief cell, which is a rust color and is an inactive form of the digestive enzyme Pepsin. Pepsin begins the digestion of proteins in food. Pepsin is a Peptidases, which is an enzyme that breaks peptide bonds of proteins. Pepsin is found in the mucosal lining of the stomach that br...
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Urinary Tract Kidney Stones
627 wordsKidney stones are hard, crystalline deposits in the kidney. They are usually hexagonal, eighty percent of which are made of calcium. These calcium stones are two to three times more common in men, and are most likely to reoccur. The calcium oxalate versions most likely result from eating specific food. One percent of stones are cystine stones, which have to do with the hereditary disorder cystinuria. Struvite makes another small percentage, and grow very large primarily in women, producing kidne...
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Nitric Acid Scientific American
825 wordsChemistry Connections of nitrogen - saltpeter, nitric acid, ammonia - were known long before invention of nitrogen in a free condition. In 1772 D. Rutherford, burning phosphorus and other substances in a glass bell, has shown that the gas remaining after combustion does not support breath and burning. He named it suffocating air. In 1787 A. Lavoisier has established, that the "vital" and "suffocating" gases included in air, are simple substances, and has offered the name "nitrogen." In 1784 G. C...
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Control Of Blood Glucose Levels
1,262 wordsControl of Blood Glucose Levels Abnormal blood glucose level is an inherited condition caused by a defect or defects in the gene that codes for the enzyme, glucose- 6 -phosphate dehydrogenase (G 6 PD). It can cause hemolytic anemia, varying in severity from life-long anemia, to rare bouts of anemia to total unawareness of the condition. The episodes of hemolytic anemia are usually triggered by oxidants, infection, or by eating fava beans. Abnormal blood glucose level is the most common enzyme de...
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Period Of Time Recovering Alcoholics
595 wordsBulimia is a variation of Anorexia. The victim goes on an incredible eating binge, and in response to the eating, purges by vomiting or taking laxatives. Unlike the anorexic sufferer, the bulimic victim is not usually emaciated, but maintains normal body weight and appears to be fit and healthy. Bulimia was first described in England in the 17 th Century, though it was only identified in 1873. Bulimia affects men and women, though predominantly women. It is estimated that 90 % of the people who ...
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Ed And Eric Nerve Endings Toxin
556 wordsEd Schantz and his apprentice, Eric Johnson, work in a very strange field of science. They grow and Harvest the worlds strongest poison. It is, in their words, ? six million times stronger than rattlesnake venom. ? The toxin is produced by a single-celled bacteria called Botulinum. The boiling poison produced by the bacteria causes a form of food poisoning called botulism. Botilin shuts down nerve pulses from the brain making the victim paralyzed. The victims usually suffocate to death when thei...
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Nucleic Acids Fatty Acids
367 wordsErwin Chargaff, Erwin Erwin Chargaff Erwin Chargaff, born 1905 in Czernowiz, Austria, was a pioneer in biochemistry contributing to the understanding of DNA. He, in 1928, earned his doctoral degree in chemistry at the University of Vienna's States Institute in 1928. Erwin began his career in biochemistry at Yale University, working under Rudolph J. Anderson from 1928 to 1930. His early work included stories of the complex lipids, the fats or fatty acids that occur in microorganisms. Helping disc...
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Father Didn T
1,009 wordsCharles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on December 29, 1800 to Amasa and Cynthia Goodyear. Charles? s father was a hardware manufacture and a merchant. Amasa Goodyear built mainly farming tools like hayforks and scythes, which he invented. When Charles was a teenager he wanted to go into the ministry and become a pastor, but his father convinced him that he was a good business man and placed him in the hardware store of the Rogers brothers in Philadelphia at the age of seventeen. He...
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Helter Skelter Race War
749 wordsCharles Manson was a bearded, wild-eyed 35 year old career criminal and pimp, who stood a mere 52. He memorized a group of largely middle class youths into thinking he was Christ incarnate. Using manipulation with drugs and force of personality, Manson molded the young people into killers. They would be lucky enough to carry out his visions of Helter Skelter. One of the youths picked up was Leslie Van Houston. She met him, and was very suprised at his advanced age and definitive size. Within a m...
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Electron To Form Covalent Bond Bonds
446 wordsChemical bonds are what make up the world. In bonds, elements are held together and form compounds that may have new physical and chemical properties. There are two main kinds of bonds, they ionic and covalent. In bonding the goal of the atoms involved is to reach a level of stability with less energy. In order to reach the epitome of stability, as in the case of noble gases, an atom strives to complete its outer shell. Either losing or gaining electrons may do this, which concludes in an ionic ...
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Ch 2 Br Unsaturated Compounds Bromine
298 wordsThe element Bromine, is a red liquid which is explosive at room temperature and has a red brown vapour. It has an atomic number of 35 and an atomic mass of 79. 909. The melting point of Bromine is - 7 deg. C and the boiling point is 58 degC with a relative density of 3. 1. Bromine is a volatile dense mobile, that is a reddish brown liquid, which quickly gives a brown toxic valour with a disagreeable irritating odour. It combines directly with most elements although heat or a reactant is often ne...
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Greatest Achievement Royal Society
930 wordsRobert Boyle is considered both the founder of modern chemistry and the greatest English scientist to live during the first thirty years of the existence of the Royal Society. He was not only a chemist and a physicist as we know him to be, but also an avid theologian, a philanthropist, an essayist, and a beginner in medicine. Born in Lismore, Ireland to Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork, and Katherine Fenton, his second wife, Boyle was the youngest son in a family of fourteen. However he was not...
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Coca De Mat Rats Or Monkeys Cocaine
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