• Illegal Drug Drugs Exposed Child
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    Innocent Victims The news came one late afternoon. My girlfriend told me that Naomi had given birth. Instead of feeling joyous over the birth of my one time friend's child, I felt both saddened and angry about this occasion. So I asked the inevitable question, "Is it OK?" The response to my question was just what I had hoped would not happen. Naomi is a heroin addict. She had just given birth to a premature baby boy that was addicted to the same drug his mother was shooting up. This innocent li...
  • Frequency Of Male Chromosome One Exposed
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    Were more boys or girls born to atomic-bomb survivors Normally, somewhat more pregnancies terminate in boys than girls in all populations, and this normal preponderance of male births has not been demonstrated to be significantly altered when the parents (one or both) were exposed to atomic radiation. However, when the genetic studies began, it was believed that a person's gender was simply determined. Individuals inheriting an X chromosome from their father and one from their mother were destin...
  • Damage Skin Repair Cells
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    Soon genetic engineering may be able to reduce sunburn. A study in Nature. com says a chemical that is involved in immune system signaling might reverse some types of skin damage caused by sunlight. The chemical could reduce sunburn by activating DNA-repair mechanisms, which means it may even possibly prevent and treat skin cancer. Skin cancer is caused when ultra-violet energy damages the DNA inside cells. Skin cancer is most common to people of Western European descent, with over one million ...
  • Civil Engineering Outline Work Skills Degree
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    Civil EngineerI. A construction engineer can plan, design, and build any thing from roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, bridges, dams, and water systems all over the world. II. Job Information. Pay 1. In Idaho they get paid $17. 50 to $41. 882. Nationally they get paid $19. 65 to $44. 24 B. Special requirements 1. Bachelor's degree in civil engineering 2. Engineering license a. 4 years as an engineer in training. Pass the professional engineer exam. Employment 1. About 228, 000 work as civil ...
  • Communication Between Cultures Intercultural Person Important
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    Communication Between Different Cultures Some people say why is important for us to study intercultural communication? Another question which sometimes arises what is intercultural communication, which I sometimes ask myself. Intercultural communication is a very important subject. It teaches us how to manage differences. Culture is a very important thing in a person's life. It is the identity of a person. It answers the question who am I. It is a set of principles and values which a person fol...
  • Body Image Fitness Attitudes Group
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    Linking Media with Fitness Perceptions: A Study on the Affect of Media on Fitness and Body ImageAbstractThis research examined the media and how it affects fitness and body image. This was assessed by collecting data from surveys taken by three groups of ten high school students, five of each sex. Two of the three groups were exposed to different media packages, one depicted images of unnaturally thin individuals, the other depicted athletic figures, while the third group was exposed to no prior...
  • Spores Exposed Anthrax Biological
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    A minor scratch or abrasion, usually on an exposed area of the face or neck or arms, is infected by spores from the soil or a contaminated animal or carcass. The spores germinate, vegetative cells multiply, and a characteristic gelatinous edema develops at the site. This develops into papule within 12-36 hours after infection. The papule changes rapidly to a vesicle, then a pustule, and finally into a necrotic ulcer from Unlike chemical agents like Cyanide which disperse over time, Anthrax [spor...
  • The Catcher In The Rye An Innocence Lost
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    The Catcher in the Rye is a book by J. D. Salinger and the story of a boy named Holden Caufield. He is no longer innocent, but exposed to the world. Phoebe, Holden's sister, is the opposite she is quite the innocent, never really being exposed to the world outside her protective bubble. Holden wants to protect such precious innocence only found in the children as a guardian of the innocent a catcher in the rye. The Catcher in the Rye is fundamentally a book about innocence. This book shows peop...
  • Deficiencies In Development Of Cocaine Children
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    It has been estimated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that every year 40, 000 babies are born to mothers who have used cocaine during their pregnancy. Unfortunately, the outcome is unfair for these children, because the mothers do not take into consideration that they are responsible for another person's life. These children have various levels of deficiencies in the learning process and in the way that they behave. The levels of deficiencies in children vary in accordance with the mothe...
  • Growth Of Morning Glories
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    How Sun Light Effects Growth of Morning Glories Description of Morning Glory s (background) The Morning Glory (Ipomea purpurea) family is Convolvulaceae, it contains 1200 species of herbaceous plants. Morning Glories are an outdoor plant. They received their name by their growth. They bloom for only one single average morning. I chose the Heavenly Blue species. They were discovered in the 1920 s by a home gardener. They are 4-5 across with creamy white throats contrasting with a heart shaped sh...
  • Protecting Our Children Domestic Violence
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    Protecting Our Children The overlap between domestic violence and child abuse has been well documented; where one form of family violence exists, there is a likelihood the other does as well. Child abuse and domestic violence often occur in the same family and are linked in several ways that have serious consequences for the safety of children. First domestic violence may directly result in physical and / or psychological harm to the child. Second, even though a child may not sustain physical in...
  • Tobacco Development Second Hand
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    TFI releases Tobacco & Development, an annotated bibliography & agenda for future research. Profits Over People, a new report released today by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) shows that transnational tobacco companies have engaged in active comprehensive campaigns of deception over the last decade in Latin America and the Caribbean regarding the harmful effects of second-hand smoke and the nature of tobacco company marketing activities. These campaigns were designed to delay or avoi...
  • Bin Laden Current Events
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    Bin Laden overheard on radio U. S. officials say the voice on the Tora Bora broadcasts matches that of the terrorism suspect. Sunday, December 16, 2001 U. S. forces overheard and recorded Osama bin Laden giving orders over a short-range radio. Bin Laden's fighters are scattering across the rocky and forested mountains as they attempt to surrender, hide or escape. Bin Laden's whereabouts remain unknown, but many U. S. officials and Afghan commanders believe he is still cornered in Tora Bora, whe...
  • Children Under The Influence
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    Many people believe that children are more easily influenced by different ideas and stereotypes at a young age. Veronica Chambers and Scott Russell Sanders are two people with such beliefs. Chambers wrote about how she believed that because the Cinderella story was portrayed completely by whites that young children of different races would believe they couldn't become princes or princesses. Sanders wrote about how growing up around different classes of people changed his views of how their lives...
  • High School Vs College
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    Graduating high school and attending college is one of the many changes a young adult experiences in their lifetime. High school and college have various differences and similarities. In high school everyone was similar in a myriad of ways. There was not much ethnic diversity. As a result, students dressed and acted similarly. Students had their own individuality; however were not exposed to other cultures. In a typical college, you may be exposed to many different cultures. For example, in my ...
  • Reality Tv Shows People Emotion
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    Spencer Marte Mr. T. D'Orazio Academic Writing February 4, 2003 Reality? TV. Television has come to a new low. Reality TV rakes in the money for television stations while demeaning America's public. It is amazing that people are still tuning in to shows like Joe Millionaire, Survivor and The Osbournes. Sure a look into the lives of celebrities is always fun but these other shows are regular Joes (no pun intended) in a different environment, yet people are still interested. It seems as though th...
  • Television Wars Desensitize Us
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    Television Wars Desensitise Us Television wars desensitise us. The constant bombardment of brutal fighting on our everyday television sets undoubtedly desensitise us. Statistics show, that about 97% of New Zealand homes have a television set and more than half have more than one set. Considering that our news hours are filled with conflict from countries all around the world, these numbers clearly show that the majority of the New Zealand population is exposed everyday to television wars and vio...
  • Laboratory Analysis On Strength Of Aluminum And Steel
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    Summary: Aluminum and steel were tested over three different temperature readings. One of each sample was put into an oven at about 245^0 F, a bath of ice water and finally in dry ice at about -30^0 F. After the metal sample's temperature was changed by exposure to each external stimulus, we proceeded to break each sample. The Impact Test Machine was used to break the steel sample. The CIM-24 was used to break the aluminum sample. Procedure: The pendulum was raised up to the top position just pr...
  • Living Thing Chemistry Biology Chemical
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    Why is knowledge of chemistry important to biology? Maier, Scott Advanced biology 10/7/99 Biology is the study of all living things and chemistry is the study of chemicals and their interactions. So, how are they related? Our bodies are made up of hundreds and hundreds of chemicals. We just don? t think of them like that. Did you ever wonder how your body turns food into energy? It? s a chemical reaction. That? s chemistry involved in biology. Our bodies have hundreds more chemical reactions. A...