• Urinary Concentrating Aqp Expression Rats
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    Acquired NDI Acquired NDI is the consequence of several conditions (Table 2) that are characterized by an increased water output and reduced urine os molality, despite elevated levels of AVP. In many of these conditions, the kidney is unable to handle water due to an impaired responsiveness to. As discussed below, a number of rat models with NDI have been evaluated, and common for all is a reduced expression of AQP 2 in the principal cells of the collecting ducts. However, as is discussed, the d...
  • Pleasure Center Rat Rats Researchers
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    The research gives a glimpse of the possibilities for training animals by sending cues and rewards directly to their brains, says Sanjiv Talwar of the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. In the May 2 Nature, he and his colleagues predict their accomplishment could inspire novel approaches to land mine detection or search-and-rescue missions. The project grew out of research to develop new types of prostheses for paralyzed people that will use electric impulses sent directly to...
  • Alterations In Feeding Behaviour
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    Alterations in feeding behaviour of female rats at varying phases of their reproductive sequence as a result of lesions in various parts of the amygdala Rachel K MacDonald City University The topic of this proposed research is the role of the amygdala in hunger and satiety following damage in female infant and adult rats as a result of sexual and maternal activity. Data will be collected from 200 female albino rats, 50 infants and 150 adults of the Sprague-Dawley strain. Hunger and satiety will ...
  • Transplants And Diabetes Rats Pancreas Insulin
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    Three Toronto scientists have developed an organ transplant procedure that could, among its many benefits, reverse diabetes. The procedure was developed by Bernard Leibel, Julio Martin and Walter Zing g at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children. The story of their work began in 1978, when they delved into research which had never before been tried. They wanted to determine if the success rate of organ transplants would increase if the recipient was injected with minute amou...
  • 1984 Plot Summary Winston One Store
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    1984 In 1984 by George Orwell the main character is Winston Smith. He works in the Ministry of Truth building. His job was to correct the old newspapers and textbooks that needed to be changed because of new information. In the same building they also print magazines and newspapers. The members of the Outer Party are only allowed to the prole stores and businesses if they are buying things such as razor blades. One time when Winston went to a store he bought a small notebook. He later decided t...
  • Genetics And Teeth Immune System
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    "Boston team finds way to grow new teeth in lab"9/26/2002 The article I read was about some scientists that were able to grow teeth inside rats' bodies. This project was led by Pamela C. Yelick, a scientist for Forsyth Institute, and the project was conducted in Massachusetts. Joseph P. Vacanti, a tissue engineer at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Yelick had the idea for the experiment. Vacanti had previously worked with rats and he found that cells will naturally organize themselves into ti...
  • The Plague Ground Blood Fleas
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    The Black Plague In the 1330 a deadly plague occurred in China. Since China was one of the busiest of the largest Trading countries at the time, it was only a matter of time before the Plague in China spread to Europe. Left over meals was thrown onto the ground for the animals, also feeding rats and flees. This gave fleas a breeding ground. The plague mainly affects rodents, but fleas can transmit the disease to people. The plague struck Europe in 1346 through 1350. The plague had three forms t...
  • Albert Camus The Plague
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    Albert Camus' 'The Plague " The novel that I chose to do this report on was, 'The Plague', by Albert Camus. It is about a plague that hit the European countries in the middle ages. I chose to describe the literary term of parallelism. Here are some following facts about the story's plot that involve parallelism through the novel. The novel begins at Oran where the plague becomes known. The main character, Dr. Gerard Rieux, is a doctor. In the beginning of the story he finds a dead rat on the fl...
  • Trench Warfare In Ww1
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    World War 1: The Life in Trenches World War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches (Grolier 94), ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine-gun fire. In Erich Remarque's novel All Quite on the Western Front that is exactly how he described trench warfare. Remarque showed World War 1 as a war fought in trenches, which he depicted well leaving out only a few minor details. The trenches spread from the East to the West. By the end of...
  • Redwall Book Report Cluny Matthias Abbey
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    Redwall is about a young mouse named Matthias. He lived in an abbey called Redwall. Redwall was a nice, peaceful place until a rat called Cluny the Scourge came with his horde and tried to take it over. The night before the citizens of Redwall knew that Cluny was coming, Matthias and Brother Alf had caught a giant fish that was big enough to feed all of the animals inside of Redwall so they had a big feast. When Matthias and Constance the badger were taking some of the animals who lived outside...
  • The Black Death Plague Infected Fleas
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    The Bubonic Plague, more commonly referred to as the 'Black Death,' ravaged Europe between the years 1347 and 1350. During this short period, 25 million people, one third of Europe's population at the time, were killed. Thousands of people died each week and dead bodies littered the streets. Once a family member had contracted the disease, the entire household was doomed to die. Parents abandoned their children, and parent-less children roamed the streets in search for food. Victims, delirious ...
  • New Breast Cancer Prevention
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    Researchers Link Diet To Prevention Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumor among women and is the number two killer of women in the United States. Approximately one woman in nine will develop breast cancer in her lifetime (DeGregorio & Wiebe, 1995). The most common form of cancer found in women, breast cancer is devastating socially, psychologically, and physically in ways that too often are considered secondary to the disease process itself. According to Dr. Paul Keh un (1991), a cane...
  • How Animal Research Has Advanced The Understanding Of Depression
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    Animal models have made numerous progresses in the last century. This type of research has made a difference in the way we look at psychological issues such as depression. This paper is a review of the literature on animal models of depression. The issue of what advances have been made will be explored. The effects of serotonin on many issues have been studied. In this paper stress, learning, memory, brain derived neuro trophic factor, ovarian hormone withdrawal, and effects of certain drugs wil...
  • Pavlovian Conditioning Fear Stimulus Response
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    Phobias: Irrational Fear Fear of heights, fear of the number "13," fear of spiders, fear of small spaces. All of these fears are considered phobias. While there are many causes of phobias, one theory uses the notion of preparedness in Pavlovian conditioning. This is a way in which people learn to react to certain stimuli. Scientist and a behaviorist, Pavlov, first discovered this conditioning while experimenting with dogs. He could reliably predict that dogs would salivate when food was placed i...
  • Hippocampal Lesions Rats Behavior Rat
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    ddd science. Therefore, make the data the subject of your sentence: "Hippocampal lesions impair delayed conditional discrimination (Smith, 1984) " is preferable to "Smith (1984) showed that hippocampal lesions impair delayed conditional discriminations." 2. "Found", "observed", and "showed" are almost always inappropriate: "Hippocampal lesions impaired discrimination" is preferable to "Hippocampal lesions were found to impair discrimination." Obviously, if you know this result, somebody found it...
  • Black Death Plague One Disease
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    Arun The Black Death-Transcript What I will speak about: 1. Introduction 2. History 3. How the disease spreads? 4. Description of Symptoms 5. Immediate Result 6. Later Result 7. Conclusion The Black Death was one of the most feared plagues in the world. It adapted its' name from the way it would turn its victim a bluish-black in colour. It was the most vastly spread disease throughout the world in the 1300 s' due to the fact flea infested rats carried it around. Back in that time hygiene contro...
  • Mutiny And Desertion Shell Shock
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    Desertion of the trenches was rampant during The Great War. Naive soldiers were subjected to horrific conditions. Not only were they faced with the constant bombardment of artillery fire, but they were subjected to the atrocious conditions in the trenches, large rats would roam around killing the wounded and feeding on the dead. The Hygiene in the trenches was extremely poor, the Soldiers had to release their faeces into an uncovered tunnel running right next to them and when they went to battle...
  • Ww1 Trenches Trench Foot
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    BODY LICE Men in the trenches suffered from lice. One soldier writing after the war described them as "pale fawn in colour, and they left blotchy red bite marks all over the body." They also created a sour; stale smell. Various methods were used to remove the lice. A lighted candle was fairly effective but the skill of burning the lice without burning your clothes was only learnt with practice. Where possible the army arranged for the men to have baths in huge vats of hot water while their cloth...
  • Anti War Malouf Themes Nature
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    In Fly Away Peter, David Malouf induces feelings of sorrow and grief to the reader by portraying the First World War in a negative light, thus underpinning the fact that it is an anti-war novel. However, themes such as companionship and nature are also present throughout the novel relieving it from the title of being simply and anti-war novel. Throughout the novel, David Malouf manipulates his language in the novel to communicate anti-war emotions to the reader, while also using graphic imagery ...
  • Glucose Gavage Amygdala Rats Lesions
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    Alterations In Feeding Behaviour Alterations In Feeding Behaviour Essay, Research Paper Alterations in feeding behaviour of female rats at varying phases of their reproductive sequence as a result of lesions in various parts of the amygdala Rachel K MacDonald City University The topic of this proposed research is the role of the amygdala in hunger and satiety following damage in female infant and adult rats as a result of sexual and maternal activity. Data will be collected from 200 female albin...