There are many people in this world that feel that marijuana is an evil and sinful drug. They argue several points against marijuana that would support their position. Most of these have no relevance to what in general, and they can be easily disputed. Others have some basis, and they can be considered valid arguments. … Continue reading "Opposing Arguments against Marijuana"
The novel opens in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre. The year is a.f. 632 (632 years “after Ford”). The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning is giving a group of students a tour of a factory that produces human beings and conditions them for their predestined roles in the World State. He explains to … Continue reading "Brave New World"
Inside every modern computer or other data-processing wonder is a microprocessor bearing millions of transistors sculpted from silicon chemicals and light. Silicon, the second most abundant element on Earth, is used extensively in transistors, integrated circuits, photoelectric devices, and other electronic devices. A pure crystal of silicon does not conduct electricity unless traces of other … Continue reading "Production Of Silicon Chips"
Artificial Intelligence played a crucial role in our American history and the history of the world. Some view it as the vain pursuit of man to become god-like and create life, others, as the next logical step in computer technology. However, the conclusion is not nearly the most important part of it. The process of … Continue reading "Artificial Intelligence And America"
Acid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fish and plants to die because earth’s rainwaters are contaminated. It also causes harm to people as well, because we eat fish, drink water and eat plants that are polluted by acid rain. It is a problem that we must all face together and … Continue reading "Acid Rain Pollution"
INTRODUCTION Genetic engineering (GE) or genetic modification (GM) are both terms used to describe methods ” to cut up and join together genetic material and especially DNA from one or more species of organism and to introduce the result into an organism in order to change one or more of its characteristics”. Genetic technologies in … Continue reading "GE Crops"
Space is filled with radiant energy and beyond earth’s atmosphere this energy flow more steadily and more intensely from the sun than that which penetrates to the surface of the Earth. So an abundant and essential source of energy that would be used in space for the space colony would be solar radiation by developing … Continue reading "Living In Space: Energy"
According to Eric Schlosser author of Fast Food Nation, “Fast food has had an enormous impact not only on our eating habits but on our economy, our culture, and our values”(3). According to Lois Williams on any given day, about one quarter of U.S. adults visit a fast-food restaurant. The typical American now eats about … Continue reading "The Reality of Fast Food Meat"
Switzerland is an independent country that has been able to maintain its neutrality, making them honored by the major European powers. An interesting historical fact is that Switzerland was not involved in either of the two World Wars. Switzerland’s active role in many UN and international organizations has been a positive strategy strengthening ties with … Continue reading "Switzerland"
The movie The Insider is based on real-life events from the mid-nineties. Jeffrey Wigand was vice president of research at Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corporation, but was unsatisfied with the direction that the company was heading. He was fired when he started to vocalize concerns about just how dangerous cigarettes actually were and about the … Continue reading "Ethical Dilemmas in The Insider"
Fast Food Nation, by Eric Schlosser, is a stark and unrelenting look into the fast food industry that has ingrained itself in not only American culture, but in culture around the world. There is almost no place on earth that the golden arches has not entered. Aside from Antarctica, there is a McDonalds on every … Continue reading "Fast Food Nation"
Saturday, December 22 at the Brick Elks Lodge 2152 celebrating the birth of Jesus topped the list of paying homage. Instead of the more popular getting presents and money, the party was payback to the members who volunteer. The party was for Elks children and grandchildren. Food, Entertainment and Santa Clause were available there. The … Continue reading "Partygoers Find Renewed Meaning in Holidays"
The nervous system is the most complex part of the body, as they govern our thoughts, feelings, and bodily functions. It is an important factor in science because it can lead to new discoveries for cures or diseases. The studies of the nervous system helped lower death rates from heart disease, stroke, accidents, etc. The … Continue reading "The Nervous System"
Air is a part of all of our lives. Without clean air, nothing we know of can exist. The debate over clean air, it’s regulations, their teammates and opposition, and the economic factors coming into play into this ever-more recognizable problem is a widespread and ever more controversial one. Like a long countdown to eventual … Continue reading "The Economics Of The Clean Air Act"
The Wallace Group is a company that manufactures and develops technical products and systems. It has three primary operational groups consisting of electronics, plastics, and chemicals. By far the largest asset of the Group is the electronics. This asset is approximately the size of both the plastics and chemical groups of the corporation. It also … Continue reading "Wallace Group Strategic Analysis"
Food irradiation has the longest history, more than 40 years, of scientific research and testing of any food technology before approval. Research has been comprehensive, and has included wholesomeness, toxicological, and microbiological evaluation. Worldwide, 38 countries permit irradiation of food, and more than 28 billion lb of food is irradiated annually in Europe. It is … Continue reading "Food Irradiation"
Firefighters put their life in danger every single day to help and save the public. Firefighters must be prepared for the endangers they encounter and be able to respond immediately to a fire or any other emergencies that arises. Because fighting fires is so complex, it requires organization and teamwork. At every emergency scene, firefighters … Continue reading "Firefighters"
In the United States, it is illegal to consume alcohol until the age of twenty-one. At the age of 18 people are considered adults. The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen-years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on … Continue reading "Why the Drinking Age Should be Lowered to 18"
INTRODUCTION Imagine going fishing on a cool Autumn day, the trees are all different shades of orange, brown and red and the birds are singing their beautiful songs, but their is a serious problem because when you arrive at the river all plant and animal life are gone. This is by no means a recent … Continue reading "The Cause and Effects of Acid Mine Drainage"
Ditions enclose roughly the same territory, which is somewhat larger than the region bounded by the Arctic Circle, and will be used as the basis for this article.The largest Arctic tundra areas are in Canada, Russia, Greenland (Kalatdlit-Nunat), Scandinavia, Iceland and Alaska.Climate and Land Formation Tundra climate is characterized by harsh winters, low average temperatures, … Continue reading "Arctic Oil"
Cigarette smoking is the greatest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Secondhand smoke causes numerous lung cancer deaths annually. Measures have been taken in both workplaces and public places to limit exposure to secondhand smoke.The economic cost of smokers to society is phenomenal. It includes monetary costs, lost workdays and … Continue reading "Cigarette Smoking"
Cleft Lip and Palate are facial birth defects. A cleft lip affects the upper lip, ranging from a notch to a complete fissure extending into the nose. A cleft palate affects the roof of the mouth, with a groove that may extend through the dental arch. These abnormalities may occur separately or together. Cleft lip … Continue reading "Cleft Lip and Palate"
Micheal Pollans Playing God in the Garden addresses the many unseen aspects of farming and the technologies that are being designed to make planting effortless and safe. Pollan discusses how New Leaf (the plant company which has created the new biotechnological seeds) advertises a safer and less expensive way of farming, while concealing the harmful … Continue reading "Playing God in the Garden – Book Analysis"
Calcium transport study of SF-9 lepidopteran cells and bull frog sympathetic ganglion cells ABSTRACT The intracellular calcium level and the calcium efflux of the bull-frog sympathetic ganglion cells (BSG) and the SF-9 lepidopteran ovarian cells were investigated using a calcium-sensitive fluorescence probe fura-2. It was found that the intracellular calcium levels were 58.2 and 44.7 … Continue reading "Research Project"
There are 2.5 billion pounds of pesticides being applied to agricultural products each year in the United States. This is ten times more than was applied forty years ago. It is still unknown as to what type of exact effects these chemicals may have on individuals. Some farmers that have been using pesticides in their … Continue reading "Pesticides"
Hypertension is a common disorder characterized by a sustained elevation of systolic arterial pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or higher, or a diastolic arterial pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or greater, or both. Hypertension is divided into two categories: essential (or primary) hypertension and secondary hypertension. Etiology: Research has shown that … Continue reading "Hypertension"
Ozone (O3) is a molecule consisting of three oxygen atoms, similar to the oxygen we breathe (O2), however oxygen consists of only two oxygen atoms. In the stratosphere, a region high up in the upper atmosphere, light rays are responsible for the breaking down of oxygen (O2), breathable oxygen into its two separate oxygen atoms. … Continue reading "Ozone"
The Biological approach to abnormality regards a mental disorder as an illness rather then a disease. This is because mental disorders are thought to be related to the physical structure and functioning of the brain. According to this model of abnormality, mental disorders are thought to have an organic basis, such as a brain tumour. … Continue reading "The Biological Medical Model of Abnormality"
The attitude of the majority toward environmentalism is one of both knowledge and neglect. We know and yet we dont act upon that knowledge. Even the most estranged, those totally absorbed in mans mechanical advancement, know that biology, like machine, works with laws that have been set down for a long, long time. Violate them … Continue reading "Majority toward environmentalism"
My topic is “Bacterial Growth In Water”. It is to observe how much bacteria grows in different types of water over a certain time. Bacteria is a one celled living organism, It cannot be seen with the human eye, you need a microscope. Bacteria is a simple structure. Its size is about 1/25,400 of an … Continue reading "Bacterial Growth In Water"