• Single Crystal Diamond Cvd Diamonds
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    researchers at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory have learned to produce 10-carat, half-inch thick single-crystal diamonds at rapid growth rates (100 micrometers per hour) using a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process. This size is approximately five times that of commercially available diamonds produced by the standard high-pressure / high -temperature (HPHT) method and other CVD techniques. In addition, the team has made colorless single-crystal diamonds, transparent from the...
  • Single Mothers Living Below The Poverty Line
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    The perspective I have chosen is the social-conflict theory. The social-conflict paradigm is a framework for building theory that envisions society as an arena of inequality generating conflict and social change. This type of analysis focuses on the inequalities within our society and the conflict that they cause between the advantaged and the disadvantaged. The first characteristic is inequality. This refers to the unequal distribution of money, gender, class, and age. People who embrace the so...
  • Single European Currency Countries People Goods
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    There is a rather large debate going on in the United Kingdom. This debate asks whether or not we should opt to join the single European currency, just as many other European countries such as France and Germany have. There are two sides to this argument, both being very strong and convincing. The main advantage of the single European currency is the fact that it would cause prices to be greatly reduced. At the moment, Great Britain has been given the label of Rip-off Britain due to the frequent...
  • Single Fatherhood Fathers Father Custody
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    Single Fatherhood By Mark McKendry Single fathers are a minority. They are rare, but growing rapidly as more and more people can fathom a father being able to satisfy the needs of his children. Single fathers are not given sole custody without a fight. A much harder one than what a Mother would have to endure. Normally, custody is given to the mother. Lately, however, fathers are starting to care more about their childrens best interests, and are begining to fight against the stereotypes societ...
  • Living Single Sinclair Regine Kadijah
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    Often credited as being the original Friends, Living Single premiered on the Fox television network in 1993. The insanely funny sit-com is guaranteed to keep you in stitches. Each cast member has their own unique style, but when combined create a dynamic combination of explosive humor. Living Single is all about the ups-and-downs of four single African American women, and two men. The old saying that, laughter is the best medicine, is indeed true. The setting is a brownstone apartment building, ...
  • The Single Life People Example Society
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    The Single Life typical single Person in the media is usually portrayed falsely in my opinion. They are shown living daily with basically no worries. If they were burdened with something, it is not significant, and is usually ridiculously non-important. An example is that they only seemed to be worried with is finding dates. If that is the worst thing I have to be worried with when I'm older, then I'm not too scared about getting older or being single. On many T. V. shows the main focus of an e...
  • Family Or Finance Single Mother
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    Family or Finance, Which Should Come First? When looking at custody cases in America today, one must wonder what the courts find more important when deciding the fate of these children, family or finance? The issue has been raised that the majority of the time, the mother gets custody of the children. Should this be so? Should we at this time, a time where we are trying to break through the molds of the mother being the only caregiver, automatically assume that the mother should gain custody of ...
  • Single Men Vs Committed Men
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    Single men lead different lifestyles compared to men that are committed to one woman. When a guy is single, he might wish he had a girlfriend. When that same guy finds a girlfriend, he might want to be single again. This is a strange cycle that many young men go through for many years. Although there are many differences between these two lifestyles, one similarity is apparent. That is the transition from one lifestyle to the other. The transition is often very difficult. These transitions ofte...
  • Two Parents Or One
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    Two Parents Or One? Family life is much different today than what it used to be. Several years ago mothers would stay at home with their children while the father went to work to support his family, but it is nothing like that today in American households. Today it is common for children to be raised by just one of their parents, and those children are often disadvantaged in several ways. The most consistent finding from studies of family structure shows that single parents exert weaker controls...
  • Should Britain Join The Single Currency
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    The debate has waged for several years now, ever since news of a single European Economic Union came first surfaced nearly fifteen years ago. The idea was simple, and focused on allowing multi-national European countries greater ease, and cost effective benefits when trading between countries. In a sense, the EEC was trying to implement an economic model similar to that of the United States, where amongst all fifty of the states there existed a single currency under a central federal bank that c...
  • Benzene Carbon Carbon Bond
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    Benzene Benzene, C (6) H (6), is a clear, colorless, flammable liquid that is insoluble in water. Its boiling point is 80 degrees C (176 degrees F). In the past benzene was obtained from the distillation of coal in the absence of air. Today most benzene is made synthetically from petroleum products. The benzene is a closed ring of six atoms connected by bonds that resonate between single and double bonds; each carbon is also bound to a single atom. Benzene is insoluble in water but mixes in all ...
  • Motherhood Single Mother
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    In today s age the rate of single motherhood is growing rapidly. The job of being a single mother is not only difficult but exhausting. Single mothers have to work extra hard to make money to pay the bills, while trying to care for there children, and also fitting time in for themselves. In the short story "I Stand Here Ironing" by Tillie Olsen, a single mother tries to understand what happened to her eldest child, Emily, to make her so awkward and unhappy. The three major themes of the story ar...
  • Single Member Districts And Proportional Representation
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    Single-member Districts and Proportional Representation There are two major types of electoral systems that nation states use to elect people into their government. The two types are single-member districts and proportional representation. No matter which one is used, they both are supposed to represent what the people want, however, they are two systems that are very distinguishable from one another. In single-member districts, a nation is divided into a large number of districts, and the peopl...
  • Single Sex Girls Boys Schools
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    Statistically, in recent years girls have out-graded boys in most examinations. Girls have been consistently beating boys at GCSE, A-Level and, now even degree level. This is often put down to girls' having longer concentration spans than boys. I agree that this may indeed contribute to girls out-achieving boys. I think this because, obviously, the longer someone concentrates, the more they are likely to learn. This would suggest, to me, that for girls, it would be better to have single sex scho...
  • Dollar Euro Single Currency
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    As severe and devastating as the September 11 terrorist attacks the US economy has changed. This is the first tme that the US Dollar hs a strong competitor, the Euro. The Euro is currency money, which is intended to come into operation on January 1, 1999 and replace all separate currencies of the individual countries of the European union. The decline of U. S. stocks and a series of scandals about the trustworthiness of earnings reports are a major force driving the dollar down. The euro has ri...
  • Full Length Single Sampler Rock
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    GOING HOME THIS WEEKEND? LET ROCK UNITED TWO GIVE YOU A REASON TO COME BACK TO SCHOOL EARLY. ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER TWENTY-EIGHTH, SIX OF PITTSBURGH'S MOST RAVED ABOUT LIVE ROCK BANDS WILL PERFORM AT CLUB LAG A ON FORBES AVENUE IN OAKLAND FOR AN ALL AGES SHOW. EXPERIENCE THE PEACE, THREE CAR GARAGE, DOWN ON JANE, LEONARD STAND, ONCE NOTHING, AND IN ATE. TICKETS ARE SEVEN DOLLARS IN ADVANCE OR TEN DOLLARS AT THE DOOR. WPPJ Mailroom pick-up authorization Jessica Scherder Andy Coleman Rachel Contruc...
  • Single Mother Child One Parent
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    In a picture perfect society a family consists of a mother, a father, and children. However, we do not live in a picture perfect society. These days it is perfectly normal for there to be a single parent raising one or more children. In some peoples' eyes single parents are looked down upon, but with the circumstances in today's world being a single parent is just as common as a family with two parents. Parenting is normally a shared responsibility but one person can do it. A single parent has ...
  • Household Budget Single Military Parents
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    I was very surprised to find how much money we had left at the end of our budget. Much of the money that was left over would probably been taken for State and Federal tax, which we could not reasonably determine based on the information given. We were very lucky to find that Lowell Housing Authority offers section 8 housing with all essential utilities included for 163. 00 dollars a month. I know from experience that housing is not usually that cheap, but the information we gathered on housing w...
  • Is The American Family In Crisis
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    What is your definition of the word Family? Webster defines the word as a group of people living together as a unit; ones ancestry or character. The average person might define it as a household containing blood related siblings, and some might simply define family as a group consisting of a mother, father, and child. In today's society a family can consist of a group of people not related by blood. Over the years the reality of the definition, as well as the actual family, has changed. After ex...
  • Position On Single Mothers Surviving Welfare
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    In the article "Foreword: Making Ends Meet, How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low-Wage Work", author Christopher Jencks addresses the issue of how single mothers are able to survive while being on welfare and having low-wage jobs. According to authors Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein, most poor single mothers supplement their income from other sources such as: money from relatives, friends, their children's fathers, or some employment that is not reported to the IRS (1997, pp. ix-xxxiv). When th...