• Drug Testing In High School Athletics Kids
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    Drug Testing in High School Athletics Kids do as kids see is a popular statement you hear often. This is true to a certain extent. When a baby is growing up, him / her mimics other people's moves and actions to help he / she learn. However, this statement becomes totally untrue when that baby becomes a teenager and decides to enter an athletics program in high school. Each person has choices and rights under a wonderful document put together by our forefathers: the Constitution. Or do they This ...
  • Economics Of Genetic Testing Genetic
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    Genetic Testing: Essential for the Future of US Healthcare System Healthcare in America is in a crisis. By 1996, more than 43 million Americans were uninsured. By 2010, the number is expected to rise to 57 million. These figures are already shocking, but they are even more so considering that the healthcare costs of the US total $1.2 trillion or 15% of the gross national product (GNP) - the highest in the world. The rise in healthcare costs has been the result of a multitude of factors: aging of...
  • Microsoft's Frequent Testing Of Programs And Products
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    BA 101 Nelson 03/22/99 Term paper Microsoft's Success In 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen created a company called Microsoft. A little more than twenty years later, Microsoft is a leader in the field of computer programming. Gates and Allen both had big plans for their fledgling company and came up with different ways of managing people and products in order to create possibly the most effective and versatile workforce of any corporation in existence. To study Microsoft's way of doing business is ...
  • Genetic Testing And Gene Therapy
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    .".. research on the human genome and the resulting applications open up vast prospects for progress in improving the health of individuals and of humankind as a whole... such research should fully respect human dignity, freedom and human rights, as well as the prohibition of all forms of discrimination based on genetic characteristics", (UNESCO Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights, July 1997) The Human Genome Project (HP) is a co-ordinated, international research programme, which ai...
  • Cosmetic Testing On Animals
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    Every year, millions of animals suffer and die in painful tests to determine the safety of cosmetics. Substances such as eye shadow and soap are tested on rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, dogs, and other animals, despite the fact that the test results dont help prevent or treat human illness or injury. Cosmetics are not required to be tested on animals and since non-animal alternatives exist, its hard to understand why some companies still continue to conduct these tests. Cosmetic companies kill mill...
  • Use Of Genetic Testing By Employers
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    Introduction "Companies are intruding more deeply into the lives of employees, and even though corporate intentions may be benign, the risk of backlash is growing". -Lee Smith (1) With the rise of advanced technology, there arose the threat of surveillance and privacy invasion in the workplace. An employee, by the very nature of the employment relationship, must be subject to some level of monitoring by the employer. However, this monitoring has its limits. Rights of privacy primarily are relate...
  • Animal Testing Using Animals
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    Animal Testing Using Animals for testing is wrong and should be banned. They should be entitled to the rights we have. Every day humans are using defenseless animals for cruel and most often useless tests. The animals cannot fight for themselves therefore we must. There should be stronger laws to protect them from laboratory experiments. Although private companies run most labs, experiments are often conducted by public organizations. The U.S. government, the Army and Air Force in particular, ha...
  • Genetic Testing In Negative Ways
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    Outline Thesis: Large corporations, such as insurance companies, and governments are looking to save money on future policyholders through the use of genetic testing. General information on the Human Genome Project Time of discussion leading up to implementation Who was involved Where does the funding come from Insurance Companies and discrimination Discrimination against unborn children Genetic testing for 'bad'; or unwanted traits Fix vs. Abort Not covering unborn with unwanted traits Denying ...
  • Assisted Reproduction The Initial Testing
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    The Family Created Kristina N Simmons Professor Hawkins English 320 February 6, 2005 The dream of a getting married, starting a family, a house with a white picket fence, two kids and a dog eludes a huge number of couples in America and abroad. The perfect picture of a family is usually made complete with the addition of children. There are now more options to create a family than the traditional natural conception. The advances in technology have opened up the option of assisted reproduction su...
  • Mandatory Aids Testing Aids
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    Mandatory AIDS Testing AIDS has become a worldwide epidemic that has struck every identifiable group. However, persons who are considered to be in a high-risk group of contracting HIV, the disease believed to cause AIDS, are still stigmatized by the media and other professionals as being diseased and abnormal. It is quite surprising still that this type of stereotype still exists now in our gender-bending society. No longer do only gays, prostitutes, bisexual men, intravenous drug users contract...
  • Drug Testing Policies In The Workplace Drug
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    Drug Testing Policies in the Workplace Drug testing has become a very big issue for many companies. Approximately eighty-one percent of companies in the United States administer drug testing to their employees. Of these, seventy-seven percent of companies test employees prior to employment. Even with the commonality of drug testing, it is still a practice that is generally limited to larger corporations which have the financial stability, as well as the human resources to effectively carry out a...
  • Parental Consent Drug Testing And Counseling Act
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    Drug Testing Making a person take a drug test violates their Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights under the constitution of the United States of America. Recently, there has been an increase in companies and schools using drug test. Some companies force their employees to submit to a drug test before being hired and randomly while employed. High school sport regulations require that all student athletes give consent to being randomly drug tested. Other schools are going as far as making all student...
  • Security Through Penetration Testing
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    Penetration TestingABSTRACTPenetration testing has been well popularized by the media. Many companies are now offering penetration services to identify vulnerabilities in systems and the surrounding processes. This report will Discuss "Penetration Testing" as a means of strengthening a corporate network's security. This report is divided into three parts. Introduction will give you a brief and basic overview of Penetration Testing and why we need Penetration Testing, The second part is the techn...
  • Testing Of Nuclear Weapons
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    In their effort to create a bomb that would assure destruction of enemies, the world super powers of this century have created a legacy that could presumably destroy the entire world as we know it (Schull 6). During the course of the last fifty years, nuclear weapons have continually become an increasingly detrimental threat to our own health and environment. Consequently, laws have been proposed and bills have been signed to end this senseless build-up of arsenal and testing of havoc-causing at...
  • Drug Testing In Schools
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    Argument: Random Drug Testing in High schools Many high schools across the country have brought much attention to the idea of giving random drug tests to students in high school. The newfound interest in student drug testing may be as a result of recent polls, which have shown an increase in drug use among high school students. Many teachers, parents, and members of school com ities are for the drug testing, while most students and some parents feel that this would be a violation of students rig...
  • Medical Testing On Animals
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    Animal Testing Animals have been used in testing of various products for many decades. Products are usually tested somewhere before they are marketed to humans. These products vary from medical supplies to just make-up. Many animal rights activists, such as the PETA organization, have argued to get laws passed which makes such use of animals unlawful. This question of animal's rights has been debated for many decades with out coming to any common ground between the two sides. The importance as w...
  • Testing Of An Object Oriented System
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    The George Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science Software Testing Techniques By: Hansen Al-AbdulrazzaqCourse: CS 270 Software Engineering & Development. Outline: I. Introduction. II. Types of Testing Strategies in Conventional Programming Languages. A) White Box Testing. 1) Statement Coverage. 2) Edge Coverage. 3) Condition Coverage. 4) Path Coverage. B) Black Box Testing. 1) Black Box testing Techniques. a) Boundary Value Analysis. b) Equivalence Class Partitioning. C) G...
  • Arguments For Genetic Testing
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    Although genetic testing can benefit society in numerous ways, such as the diagnosis of vulnerabilities to inherited diseases and ancestry verification, it also has the precarious capability to become a tool in selecting a more favorable genetic makeup of an individuals and ultimately cloning humans. Genetic testing will depreciate our quality of life and may result in discrimination, invasion of privacy, and harmful gene therapy. In 1993 a pamphlet by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute w...
  • Preliminary Testing On Animals
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    Heart attacks, bladder failure, and lack of medical cures are all very serious problems that are killing people today. How can doctors learn more about these medical difficulties? Through animal testing doctors can obtain valid results regarding these medical problems and create cures for people with many other medical difficulties. The progression of medicine and the day to day life styles of the general population rely on the ethical practice of animal testing. The alternatives to animal testi...
  • Testing Of Nuclear Weapons
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    Nuclear Weapons Eric SajoResearch and Writing 12-210/21/96 Mrs. Krantz A Nuclear weapon is any weapon that gets its destructive power from the transformation of matter in atoms into energy. They include missiles, bombs, artillery shells, mines and torpedoes. Another name for nuclear weapons are Atomic bombs or Hydrogen bombs. The United States was the first country to ever use a Nuclear weapon in battle against Japan. The major arguments for a test ban was first proposed in the 1950's. Today, ho...
  • Issue Concerning Genetic Testing And Insurance Companies
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    The Human Genome Project has been marked by criticism since the projects initiation in the late 1980's. The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international, combined research program, which sought to completely map and understand the human genome and to identify all genes present in it. The two parties involved in deciphering the human genome were the privately funded Celera Genomics and the publicly funded Human Genome Project (Celera was set up eight years after HGP commenced). The two rivals ...
  • Genetic Testing And Down Syndrome
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    Down's Syndrome Down's syndrome is a genetic condition involving an extra chromosome, this change occurs around the time of conception. A person with Down's syndrome has forty-seven chromosomes instead of the usual forty-six. A relatively common genetic disorder, Down's strikes 1 out of 600 babies. In 95 percent of all cases, the disorder originates with the egg, not the sperm, and the only known risk factor is advanced maternal age-at age 35, a woman has 1 chance in 117 of having a baby with Do...
  • Genetic Testing And Gene Therapy
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    Brad Miller Ms. Cheryl Weatherly English Composition and Research 2 July 2000 Gene-therapy: How will it Change the Future of Genetic Disorders Ten years ago researchers from the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Japan and China sat down and began developing the most important map ever made. Instead of roads and landmarks, this was a map of letters. It was "a rough map of the 3 billion letters of genetic instructions that make us who [we] are" ("First"). On Monday, 26 June 2000, the researchers ann...
  • Bodies B Testing In Roswell
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    The Roswell Incident Edward OAEBrienMarch 13, 1997 CP-11 Period 6 Outline Thesis: The Roswell Incident, which enlightened our minds to the capacity of excepting, has remained one of the most controversial issues issues today. I. Introduction to Extraterrestrials A. Standpoints on Extraterrestrials 1. Society's a. Past b. Present 2. Government's a. Past b. Present II. Roswell, New Mexico A. What Exactly Happened 1. Who Discovered the Wreckage 2. Discoveries 3. Bodies B. Testing in Roswell, New Me...
  • Testing Of Products On Animals
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    Imagine being dragged from your bed, strapped into a chair, eyes and mouth forced open, chemicals injected into your body, irritating solutions flushed into your eyes and corrosive substances applied to your skin (Product 1). It almost sounds like something straight from a horror film, but even more terrifying is discovering that this excessive torture does indeed exist. Every year, 25-50 million animals are killed through experimentation, and this is in the United States alone (What is Vivisect...
  • Drug Testing In The Olympics
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    Citius, Altius, Fortius: At What Cost Citius, Altius, Fortius is the motto of the Olympic games. Translated from Greek, it means "Faster, Higher, Stronger". Recently, Olympic contenders have been doing everything they can to live up to that motto. Most do it by training hour after hour, each day. Others try to do it by illegally taking performance enhancing drugs. This is why we need to test for drugs at the Olympics. Drug Testing in the Olympics began only recently in the 1968 Games held in Mex...
  • Testing Of An Animal
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    Eli Rou imi 12/1/2003 Animal Testing - Argumentative Essay Animal Testing has led to dramatic improvements in the quality and quantity of life throughout the world. The veracity of this matter is crucial to every individual due to the fact that the experiment that is done on the animals can save lives for the reason that it can bring new medicine to aid people's existence and reproduction. To all the scientists who are interested in animal issues and who think that it's immoral and it should be ...
  • Workplace Drug Testing And Drug Abuse Policies
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    Privacy in America: Workplace Drug Testing December 31, 1997 Today, in some industries, taking a drug test is as routine as filling out a job application. In fact, workplace drug testing is up 277 percent from 1987; despite the fact that random drug testing is unfair, often inaccurate and unproven as a means of stopping drug use. But because there are few laws protecting our privacy in the workplace, millions of American workers are tested yearly, even though they aren't suspected of drug use. A...
  • List Of Candidates For The Testing Interview
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    (Please let me assume that we have received 23 application forms by the close day.) The Title Project team is seeking an experienced and high standard performing Junior Graphic Artist. We have decided to use rang of methods to select the best candidate to fit into the position. We will use scrutinizing CVs, interviewing, testing (both work sample tests and job knowledge tests), reference checks and second interview. I will go through the selection process step by step to ensure that we select th...
  • Testing Of The Segway Over Obstacles
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    1.0 Introduction The Segway Human Transporter (HT) is a unique two wheel, self balancing locomotion device. It was designed to allow humans to move more quickly, cover more distance, and carry more than they could by walking. The manufacturer asserts that the Segway can go anywhere one can safely walk. The maximum speed a Segway can travel is 12.5 mph, which is about 3 times the average walking speed. The Segway Mobility Evaluation was initiated with the concept that if the Segway could provide ...
  • Testing
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    Proposal For this essay proposal, I have chosen Software Testing as my topic. In my view, Software testing is a crucial process in developing a software system. Even though it is impossible to eliminate all of the possible error and faults in the system regardless how "sophisticated" and complete the test is. Nevertheless, Software testing can minimize the risk of system failure which cost a lot of time and money after long periods of software development. In this essay, I will discuss levels of...
  • Testing Of My Blood Pressure
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    The testing of my blood pressure was administered today by a grad student here on the UNCG campus. My blood pressure was tested at 126/75 mm H. I had this preformed within a grad students' apartment in Greensboro. Instruments that were used in the measurement of my blood pressure were both a stethoscope and a sphygmomanometer. For the administration, the grad student first wrapped the sphygmomanometer around my upper arm and placed the stethoscope right below it in order to hear my heartbeat. Sh...
  • My Opinion On Animal Testing Murder
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    Annually, millions of animals suffer and die in painful tests in order to determine the safety of cosmetics. Substances like eye shadow and soap are tested on rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, dogs, and many other animals, despite the fact that the test results do not help prevent or treat human illness or injury. Cosmetics are not required to be experimented on animals, and since non-animal alternatives exist, it's difficult to understand why some companies still choose to conduct these brutal and un...
  • Testing Of Animals
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    Living in the twenty-first century society is beginning to raise questions about the importance and relevance of issues that could very easily alter our way of living. Animal testing is one of these issues. When an opinion regarding whether or not animal testing is ethical is mentioned in conversation or our news, citizens generally begin to question its morality. In debates, the issues on animal testing should be divided into two sub-categories: what is necessary for survival, and what is moral...
  • Medical Testing On Animals Every Year
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    Medical Testing on Animals Every year, nearly 100 million animals die in research laboratories at the hands of curious scientists who perform outdated and inaccurate tests that prove no benefit to humans or animals. Before these animals die, they are routinely burned, scalded, poisoned, starved, given electric shocks, addicted to drugs, subjected to near freezing temperatures, dosed with radioactive elements, driven insane, deliberately inflicted with diseases such as cancer, diabetes, oral infe...
  • Genetic Testing And Information
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    Genetic Testing And Individuals With Disabilities Some individuals within the disabilities community have stated that the use of genetic testing, which results in the abortion of fetuses with certain traits or dispositions, can be interpreted as a form of eugenics. Prenatal screening programs that prevent the occurrence of children being born do exist, as noted earlier in the state of California. "The success of the program is evaluated not in terms of information given to mothers but rather in ...
  • Cosmetic Testing On Animals Due To Experimenters
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    Animal Rights The rights of animals are watched out for by organizations dating back to the early 1800's. Ever since The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in England in 1824 was formed there has been long running debates on the topic of animal rights. The first societies were formed to protect and maintain human treatment of work animals, such as cattle, horses and house hold pets. Towards the end of the 19th century more organizations were formed, this time to protest the use of ...
  • Testing Animal Rights
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    Animal Rights – Testing Animal Rights – Testing Essay, Research Paper ISSUE: For the most part, we would not be able to live very comfortably without them. The question of what is considered proper treatment of animals has been highly debated by groups looking at both the moral and ethical issues of the situation. What exactly is our proper role with regard to non-human creatures? Do they have any rights, or may we do as we please with them? These are questions that politicians all o...
  • Animal Testing Using Animals
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    Animal Testing Using animals for testing is wrong and should be banned. They have rights just as we do. Twenty-four hours a day humans are using defenseless animals for cruel and most often useless tests. The animals have no way of fighting back. This is why there should be new laws to protect them. These legislations also need to be enforced more regularly. Too many criminals get away with murder. Although most labs are run by private companies, often experiments are conducted by public organiz...
  • Animal Testing Alternatives
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    Considering the furor raised about using animals for testing, are there alternatives to using such testing? What are the main tests that use animals and alternatives that would achieve similar results? There is a lot of controversy about using animals to test cosmetics. Animal rights organizations feel that it is unnecessary and uncalled for. The Food and Drug Administration have no law that cosmetics have to be tested on animals. The main reason cosmetic companies continue to use animals to tes...