Double Helix X Ray
784 wordsBorn on July 25, 1920 in London, England, Rosalind Elise Franklin was a catalyst to many other scientists in the field of genetics. Using coal and carbon as subjects, Franklin discovered the double helix of DNA, the shape that two linear strands of DNA assume when bonded together. In 1945, Franklin received her Ph. D in physical chemistry from Cambridge University. The next year she went to Paris and worked in the Laboratoire Central des Services Chimiques de Left until 1950 where she concentrat...
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Part Of Nature Man Part Of Nature Math
317 wordsMath is one of the basic sciences of life; it can be said that is the most basic science, the first thing a person learns, apart from reading and writing, is how to add and subtract. But, is math a part of nature, or was it made to measure or understand nature? It is really hard to know, but in my point of view, math is a method created by men to measure nature. If math was a part of nature, man would be born with math knowledge, but man is not, man had to think about a way to count and measure ...
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Train Station Five Minutes
972 wordsIngredients: Yourself and the city of New York Please! Dont scream too loud at the sunlight piercing your protesting eyes, torn from the throes of a trip in Rome. Monotonously say, Yes Mom, to the screaming she-devil dragging you out of bed. Place your feet on the cold floor and yelp. Scramble for your floppies; make sure theyre under the bed. No other place will do. You will now be forced to grope underneath the bed for this necessary accessory. Make sure your hand encounters something cold and...
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Molecular Formula Master Degree
569 wordsThe word pharmacology comes from the Greek word for drug, pharmacol. Pharmacology deals with the actions of drugs on the body, development and testing of new drugs, and new uses of existing drugs. It uses the knowledge of chemical properties and biological effects to determine the uses and reactions of the drugs. Although many drugs are made from plants and animals, pharmacologists try to create synthetic versions based on their chemical structure. Pharmacology combines many sciences together in...
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Life On Earth Liquid Water
1,175 wordsThe view of Christiaan Huygens, the Dutch mathematician and physicist who discovered Saturn's moon Titan in 1655, was as follows: Now can anyone look upon, and compare these systems (of Jupiter and Saturn) together, without being amazed at the vast magnitude and noble attendants of these two planets, in respect of this little pitiful Earth of ours? Or can they force themselves to think, that the wise Creator has disposed of all his animals and plants here, has furnished and adorned this spot onl...
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Nobel Prize British Columbia
634 wordsI was born on April 26 th, 1932 in Blackpool, England. My childhood went by quickly. I was very bright in elementary school. My family wasnt to rich, so I didnt have the option to go to a private school. Luckily I earned a Scholarship to Arnold School. And although I didnt like my peers, I tried hard at school and I did well. I was not proficient in Latin and so was not able to go to Oxford or Cambridge. However, I did enter the first-rate chemistry honours program at the University of Mancheste...
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Earth Atmosphere Years Ago
1,031 wordsH. G. Wells wrote in his book, "War of the Worlds", about Martian invasion toward earth. He mentioned, "No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinized and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as man with a microscope might scrutinize the transient creatures that swarm and mul...
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Animals That Eat Eat Animals That Eat Plants Photosynthesis
388 wordsWhen you and me eat, we find our food. When plants eat, they make their own food and energy. They make their food and energy through a process called photosynthesis. Through photosynthesis oxygen is also produced. Photosynthesis is "a process in which green plants synthesize carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water... The reverse of this reaction provides energy for plants, for animals that eat plants, for animals that eat animals that eat plants" for animals that eat animals that eat animals...
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Reggio Emilia Lazzaro Spallanzani Gillispie
746 wordsLazzaro Spallanzani Lazzaro Spallanzani, was the Italian physiologist who was one of the founders of experimental biology. Born in Scandia no, a small town in the providence of Emilia on Jan. 12, 1729, Spallanzani was among the many dedicated philosophers of the eighteenth century (Lazzaro... 1). His main scientific interests were biological and was a master at microscopy, but he also looked into problems of physics, chemistry, geology, and meteorology, and volcanology (Gillispie, 1). After atte...
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Career Opportunities Good Education
664 wordsChoosing a career in botany ensures a person a wide choice of career opportunities, a fair salary, and an exciting life. If you prepare yourself with a good education and a positive attitude, you " ll be well on your way to becoming a successful botanist. Anyone can find enjoyment and fulfillment in a career field as fun and beneficial to others as botany. If you like nature and being outdoors, you might enjoy a career as an ecologist, taxonomist, conservationist, forester, or even a plant explo...
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H 2 O Value Of N Method
494 wordsComplex Ion Composition By Jobs Method By Kelly Miller Smith, III Inorganic Chemistry Dr. Virgil Payne 1: 00 lab Objective The objective of this experiment is to study the continuous variations method that is used to determine the composition of the solution Ni 2 + ethylene diamine complexes. Background To examine the interaction between two molecules in solution without isolating the compound Jobs method is used. Although unstable compounds tend to be generated, this is not a reflection of weak...
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T Bell Laboratories 038 T Bell Laboratories College
218 wordsDr. Anthony D. Johnson Dr. Johnson was born in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a bus driver for the area and his mom worked at the local post office. Since he had no role models in his family what led him to become a scientist? One Christmas, when he was nine years old he received a chemistry set. That turned everything around. That chemistry set inspired him to become a scientist. In later years, he went on to Samuel Tilton high school. After being very successful through out his high school...
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W E B Quot Quot
900 wordsThe Profile on the Pillow After our fierce loving in the brief time we found to be together, you lay in the half light exhausted, rich, with your face turned sideways on the pillow and I traced the exquisite line of your profile, dark against the white, delicate and lovely as a childs. Perhaps you will cease to love me. or we may be consumed in the holocaust, but I keep, against the ice and the fire, the memory of your profile on the pillow. Reprinted courtesy of Lotus Press. Online Source "...
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Mighty Dub Katz Beats International Album Norman
800 wordsFatboy Slim With Fatboy Slim albums, the clue is always in the title, and Norman Cooks third outing is no exception. Norman was staying at LAs Chateau Marmont hotel, when the title came to him. As the New Year dawned Norman ventured back into his home studio in Brighton, England to make the most emotional, innovative album of his career. Norman explains the progression by pointing out that The Rockefeller Skank was the first track he recorded for his last album, and Right Here Right Now was the ...
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Ten Thousand Isn T
721 wordsIsn = t it Ironic? Although I am generally content with my meager day-to-day existence, there are a few days when I feel that I might as well have not been born. These are the days when I feel like asking the world Why is this happening to me? These are the same days Alanis Morissette denounces in her aptly named song Ironic However, despite the verbal lyrics, there is an overall message that is quite the opposite. Alanis is quite good at setting the mood of her chart-rocking songs and Ironic is...
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Atomic Theory Modern Day
473 wordsJohn John Dalton John Dalton John Dalton was a great help to modern day chemistry. He was born in 1766 in the small town of Eagles field, Cumbria, NW England in the UK. He was a chemist that stated an atomic theory of matter, which is now the theory of modern day chemistry. Besides his theories, he published the first major book of the studies of color blindness; which affected him. The book was published in 1794. He first stated his theory in 1803: that each chemical element is composed of its ...
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Process Of Fermentation Forms Of Life Pasteur
1,203 wordsLouis Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822, in D? le, a small town in France. He grew in a humble family and his father was a tanner. He graduated in 1840 from the College of Arts at Besancon and entered the prestigious Ecole Name Supervieure, Paris, to work for his doctorate degree. He chose for his studies the then obscure science of crystallography, which was to have a great influence on his career. Pasteur entered the scientific world as a professor of physics at the Lee of Tournon and star...
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Nobel Prize Marie Curie
437 wordsMadame Curie Discoverer of Radium Originally named Marja Sklodowska, Marie Curie was born in Warsaw on Nov. 7, 1867. Her father taught high school physics. In 1891 she went to Paris (where she changed her name to Marie) and enrolled in the Sorbonne. Two years later she passed the examination for her degree in physics, ranking in first place. She met Pierre Curie in 1894, and they married in 1895. Marie Curie was interested in the recent discoveries of radiation. Wilhelm Roentgen had discovered X...
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Marie Curie Nobel Prizes
1,172 wordsWhy was Marie Curie a significant woman in European Science? Marie Curie was the most successful scientist to come out of Poland. She saw science as a beauty that she wanted to withhold. # Science to her was an unknown fairy tale phenomena that she was determined to discover. Marie Curie wanted to use science to help others, and the world. She accomplished this by working in World War I, and discovering radium, and polonium. Marie Curie? s discovery of polonium was a great scientific finding. Th...
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Central Nervous System Selective Serotonin
736 wordsMigraine headaches are the result of a disturbance in the neuro chemistry of the central nervous system. They are relatively common, affecting three times as many women as men. Migraine sufferers typically report a definite pattern to their headaches, and they can report what stimuli bring them on. Most migraine sufferers experience their first attack before the age of 20. There is no single cause of migraines, but the tendency to get migraines does tend to run in families. When a migraine occur...
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