• Menstrual Cycle Pill Ivf Infertility
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    Investigation of Reproduction and Development in Animals Due Date: 12/9/96 Cycles, Conception and Contraception Fertility is the condition of being fertile. The aim of contraception is to inhibit fertility in individuals, hence, slowing population growth. The system by which all female contraception must operate: the menstrual cycle. What is the menstrual cycle? and what hormones are involved in controlling it? After puberty, the female produces an egg each month. Other changes take place on a ...
  • Genetic Engineering Today The Reinvention Of Frankensteins Lab
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    Sara J. Dassenko Ms. Sachs English 12- Written Expression 10 October 2000 Genetic Engineering Today: The Reinvention of Frankensteins Lab Ever since James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA three decades ago, scientists have been experimenting with altering the genetic makeup of living matter to transform plants, animals, and microscopic organisms. There is no end to the positive things genetic engineering can accomplish (McAuliffe 16). But are there more negative entities ...
  • Karl Marx 8 Payne Book Encyclopedia
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    Karl Marx Are you a communist No, a citizen of the United States of America can t be a communist. But Karl Marx was a communist, or at least he founded some of the main principles of communism, and Karl Marx firmly believed in some of the things that make this country what it is, like equality. But, Karl Marx was still a great political philosopher of his time, and a humanitarian. To really understand the principles of Marx s teachings one would have to study him, or at least read an essay that ...
  • Francios Rabelias World Book
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    In Italy, early 1300 s, a cultural movement began. This period of time is known as the Renaissance, an age of reborn interest in the arts. During this time artist emerged with paintings that recognized daily life, in contrast with paintings of holy and import ain people just a few years earlier. Artist began to paint in three dimensions, writers began write satires, and they started blending their opinions into their stories. They became concerned with human welfare, humanism.' Humanism was a p...
  • John Lennon Biography Stone 229
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    John Lennon: Biography I, John Winston Lennon, was born in Liverpool, England in 1940. I was the founding member of a group called the Beatles, which was the most popular music group in the history of rock and roll (World Book 197). The group included George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and myself. We originally formed in 1958, but it wasn't until 1960 that we decided to name ourselves the Beatles (World Book 191). My philosophy of the Beatles was, 'when you said it, it was crawly thin...
  • Hurricanes World Book
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    Hurricanes Summer is over and fall has arrived- but many people to the south of us are observing another season- hurricane season. According to the Montshire Museum of Science, "hurricanes usually occur in the North Atlantic from June to November, with most of them in September." On average, between six to eight hurricanes form in the North Atlantic or North Pacific each year (Montshire). However, as many as 15 have occurred in the Atlantic in a single year. Hurricanes are powerful, whirling sto...
  • Solar Energy Water Hydrogen Power
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    PhotoelectrochemistryProducing Hydrogen from Solar Power I. Introduction A. Producing fuel with solar power B. The problems C. The solution II. Process of Splitting Water A. Electrolysis B. Disadvantages of electrolysis III. Using Solar Power to Produce Electrical Energy A. The process IV. The Problems with Solar Power A. Compatibility of semiconductors B. Energy range C. The expense V. The Solution A. Single device to perform task 1. Eliminates the loss of energy B. More efficient semiconduc...
  • Aristotle's Life Book 663
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    Aristotle's Life Aristotle (384-322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, educator, and scientist, and was also one of the most influential thinkers in Western culture (World Book 663). Through his writings, Aristotle considered, summarized, criticized, and helped to further develop many of these traditions from which he had learned from Plato, his teacher. He was born in Stagira, and both of his parents died when he was a boy. His legal guardian named Proxenus raised him (World Book 663). At the age of ...
  • Theodore Roosevelt World Book
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    Theodore Roosevelt "Roosevelt was among the best-liked Presidents and, in many respects, the most interesting" (World Book 149). Theodore Roosevelt did many things, some in which impacted America. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, making him the only president born there (Lamb 152). As a child Roosevelt was always very sick and frail, and had bad asthma (Kent 13). Despite this he never got tired of playing with his friends and inventing new games to play. Since h...
  • Puritan And Native American Conflict
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    Puritans were members of a religious and social movement of the 1500 s and 1600 s. This movement had its roots in England and spread to America. Puritanism, as this movement was called, affected the social, the political, and the religious aspects these peoples lives. It also affected the surrounding peoples in similar ways. The Bible led the Puritans lives. Anything a Puritan did had to abide by the Bible. They even judged people by the Bible. One group of people the Puritans judged unfairly w...
  • Italian Renaissance Art's Affect On
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    Italian Renaissance Art's Affect on Today's Culture World History David 1 Many of us today have things in our culture that we appreciate without thinking about where they have come from. The things we enjoy so much could be from another culture, and even another place in time. This document will explore the influence of Italian Renaissance art on today's civilization, which has greatly changed the art of today. The Renaissance was a time period that began in the early 1300's and lasted into the ...
  • Atomic Bombs World Book
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    An atomic bomb is a bomb in which the splitting of atomic nuclei results in an explosion of tremendous force and heat, accompanied by a blinding light. The destructive force of an atomic bomb is due to nearly instantaneous and uncontrolled successive fissions of uranium or plutonium atoms in a chain reaction, each fission releasing tremendous energy and also neutrons which produce the succeeding fission (The World Book Dictionary 129). In other words, these bombs are very powerful. This was demo...
  • The Us Involvement In Vietnam And The Philippines
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    The US involvement in Vietnam and The Philippines Introduction Ever since the "New Imperialist" era, the United States of America has become quite a large Neo-Imperialist power, particularly in The Philippines and also Vietnam. In order to understand this report the term Neo-Imperialism must be explained, this is when one country gives aid to another country in which the country that relieves aid becomes independent on the helping country. It is said that there is never any form of Neo-Imperiali...
  • Romeo And Juliet Influence
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    William Shakespeare, the English poet and playwright of the 16 th -17 th centuries, is known as the best dramatist in the world. He is also known as the best author who has written in the English language. He has written a lot of great plays and sonnets, which are read and admired by people all over the world. The reason for his popularity is his understanding of people and his ability to create the characters almost mirroring the real life situations, human feelings and behaviors. Shakespeare c...
  • New Deal World Book
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    The New Deal During the 1930's American citizens witnessed a breakdown of the Democratic and free enterprise way of life. The government saw that the free enterprise system was failing. The New Deal increased the government's regulation and intervention and the economic system, thus temporarily abandoning the capitalism system and turning toward socialism to find the answer. The answer... the New Deal. Socialism is usually thought of as a form of government that advocates public ownership and p...
  • The Grant Years World Book Cd Rom
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    Ulysses S. Grant was a heroic figure for many reasons. He was a great leader of the Union forces during the Civil War. He won many battles and held the Union together. His presidential years also had positive outcomes of the future of the United States. Grants life was a long and interesting one. He was born at Point Pleasant, OH on April 27, 1822 (World Book CD-ROM, 1995). He was the son of Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant (World Book CD-ROM, 1995). After he got out of school he went to West Poi...
  • Mark Twain World American Book
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    Samuel Langhorne Clemens, also know as Mark Twain, was born in 1835 and died in 1910. He is best known as an American humorist and for his realistic view of America in the nineteenth century through his novels and other stories. He had the whole world captivated through his expert writing and lectures. I never let my schooling interfere with my education (home. eathlink. net//twain. html), Mark Twain once said. Mark Twain was a great inspiration to America in the nineteenth century and is still...
  • The Life Of Shakespeare
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    Brown 1 The Life of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare wrote 37 plays in his lifetime. These plays included comedies, histories, and tragedies. The plays contain vivid characters of all types and from many walks of life (World Book I). Shakespeare's works contain kings, pickpockets, drunkards, generals, hired killers, shepherds, and philosophers. Shakespeare's plays have been divided into four different periods of which he wrote plays. The first period lasted from 1590 to 1594. In this per...
  • Oskar Schindler Factory War Jews
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    I. Introduction The World Book Dictionary defines a hero as a boy or man admired for his bravery, great deeds or noble qualities. Oskar Schindler was nothing short of this. Schindler displayed all of these traits during the Second World War. (The World Book, 2002) II. Early Life Born in Zwittau, Czechoslovakia in 1908 which was home to many ethnic Germans. (The World Book, 2002) The closest neighbors were a Jewish rabbi family, and the two sons became Oskar's best friends. The family was one of...
  • Nuclear Power Plants Water World
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    Most Nuclear Power Nuclear Power Most of the world? s electricity is generated by either thermal or hydroelectric power plants. Thermal power plants use fuel to boil water which makes steam. The steam turns turbines that generate electricity. Hydroelectric power plants use the great force of rushing water from a dam or a waterfall to turn the turbines. The majority of thermal power plants burn fossil fuels because thermal power plants are cheaper to maintain and have to meet less of the governm...