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  • Chicken Egg
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    Experiment: Chicken Hatching Background Information Some facts about chickens A chicken is a bird. One of the features that differentiate it from most other birds is that it has a comb and two wattles. The comb is the red appendage atop the head, and the wattles are the two appendages under the chin. These are secondary sexual characteristics and are much more prominent in the male. The comb is the basis of the Latin name or classification of chickens. In Latin, gall us means comb, and the domes...
  • Nutritional Information On Eggs
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    A Public Relations Proposal for the American Egg Board, 1997 "AN EGG IS ALWAYS AN ADVENTURE" - OSCAR WILDE Eggs should be avoided because they are high in cholesterol. This is the biggest MYTH that has cracked the good reputation of the egg in the past years. In 1945, the number of eggs consumed per capita each year was 402. Then the news broke - scientists discovered a link between high cholesterol levels in the bloodstream and an increased risk of heart disease. Americans have cut down on thei...
  • Blocks Other Sperm Cells
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    The theory of embryonic development we follow today was proposed 2000 years ago by Aristotle. This idea, called epigenesis, the form of an animal arises gradually from a generally formless egg. The organisms development is largely determined by the genome of the zygote and the organization of the cytoplasm of the egg cell. The first part of the development of a new animal is fertilization. The gametes, the sperm and the egg, are both highly specialized haploid cells that will combine chromosomes...
  • Fertilization Of A Human Egg
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    The Facts of Life Human in vitro fertilization is selection of embryos for the transfer to the uterus. The eggs are surgically removed from a woman's ovaries and placed in a carefully prepared broth called human tubal fluid. Six hours later, the husband's sperm cells are added. The evidence of fertilization was detected approximately 16 hours later. Later on, the scientists select four embryos that are actively dividing and carefully inserts them into the woman's uterus through her cervix. In an...
  • Sharks Hammerheads
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    Hammerhead Sharks Marine Science / Per. 1 Sharks are one of the most feared sea animals. They live in oceans across the world but are most common in tropical waters. There are over three hundred fifty species of sharks. They can be broadly categorized into the following four groups: Squalomorphii, Squatinomorphii, Batoidea, andGaleomorphii. The shark family Sphyrnidae that includes the Hammerheads are part of the Galeomorphic classification. They are probably the most easily recognizable of all ...
  • Burrows And Mites
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    Scabies While sitting around your house, watching television, you notice that you have been scratching your arm and in between your fingers for a little while. After taking a closer look you notice something that you assume is a rash and just ignore it. The next day however you notice that the rash has spread and that you think you see burrows in your skin. Then it hits you, the weekend that you spent away on vacation in that not so expensive hotel to save a couple of dollars has now cost you mo...
  • Two Chromosomes And Four Chromatids
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    Meiosis is a specialized form of nuclear division in which there two successive nuclear divisions (meiosis I and II) without any chromosome replication between them. Each division can be divided into 4 phases similar to those of mitosis (pro-, meta-, ana- and telophase). Meiosis occurs during the formation of gametes in animals. Meiosis is a special type of cell division that occurs during formation of sperm and egg cells and gives them the correct number of chromosomes. Since a sperm and egg un...
  • Churches On The Eve Of Easter Sunday
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    Easter is a religious holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his death by crucifixion about 2,000 years ago. For Christians, Easter is a day of religious services and the gathering of family. In many churches Easter comes after a season of prayer, abstinence, and fasting called Lent. This is observed in memory of the 40 days' fast of Christ in the desert. In Eastern Orthodox churches Lent is 50 days. In Western Christen religions Lent is observed for six weeks ...
  • 1 2 Oz Cornstarch 8 Oz
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    Class Notes 01/08/02 Sugar You have to handle sugar with care because can be dangerous. Also sugar can explode. At 315 degrees sugar should be clear. Sugar boils at 215 degrees. Corn syrup helps the sugar not to crystallize Dark Chocolate For dark chocolate the melting point is 118 degrees to 128 degrees White Chocolate For white chocolate the melting point is 100 degrees to 105 degrees, then you must take off the heat and whip. Types of meringue French: is plain egg whites and sugar. But this m...
  • Saved Charlotte From Avery
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    Charlotte's WebBy: E.B. White Fern convinced her dad not to kill the runt pig and he gave it to her to take care of. She named him Wilbur. Wilbur was getting bigger and bigger and eating more and more. He had to be sold so Fern called her aunt and uncle the Zuckerman's. The goose told Wilbur that there was a loose board in his pen. He escaped but he got tired, hungry and afraid. Uncle Homer lured him back to his pen with food. Wilbur had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day because it was...
  • Species The Seahorse
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    The seahorse is a vertebrate fish and is a close relative of the pipe fish. Its Genus is Hippocampus. There are about 40 different species, including, Hippocampus fuscous (the black seahorse) and Hippocampus k uda (Oceanic seahorse, Kellogg's seahorse, Common seahorse or Yellow seahorse). Depending on species the seahorse can range in length from 5 cm to 36 cm tall and live up to 4 years old. They also have an extremely wide range of colors some of these include, white, yellow, red, brown, black...
  • Clones Of Cells Inside An Organism
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    Cloning What is a Clone A clone is a group of genetically identical cells. For example, tumors are clones of cells inside an organism because they consist of many replicas of one mutated cell. Another type of clone occurs inside a cell. Such a clone is made up of groups of identical structures that contain genetic material, such as mitochondria and chloroplasts. Some of these structures, called plasmids, are found in some bacteria and yeasts. Techniques of genetic engineering enable scientists t...
  • Egg White And Cheese
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    October 14, 1998 Lab report INVESTIGATION 5: NUTRIENTS IN FOODS This experiment has to do with foods and their nutrients. We are finding out how much nutrients these 6 specific foods have and don't have: cheese, hotdogs, egg yolk, egg white and potato. We are testing them for starch, sugar, fat and protein. For my hypothesis I will start with starch. I think that cheese would not have that much starch in it for the reason of this cheese is a dairy it is made out of milk. Hotdog's don't have star...
  • Maple Syrup
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    Maple syrup... you are probably saying to yourself right now "Oh yeah I've tasted that before", or "Oh yeah I know that stuff", but what you don't know is this is a barrier which shields you from the real stuff. This will lead you in to the sweet wonderful world of maple syrup and turn your head away from the fake industrialized maple syrup and allows you have a glimpse of what you are really missing. True maple syrup is golden brown with a delightful smell which takes your breath away. One drop...
  • Paperbark Nests With Maternal Attendance With Temperatures
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    Affects Of Temperature And. .. Essay, Research Affects Of Temperature And. .. Richard Shine, Thomas R.L. Madsen, Melanie J. Elp hick, and Peter S. Harlow authored the journal entry titled, ? The Influence of Nest Temperatures and Maternal Brooding on Hatchling Phenotypes in Water Pythons? and had it published in volume 78 (6) of Ecology in 1997. The work deals with the Water Python (Liasis fuscus) of Northern Australia and how temperature and the amount of maternal brooding results in different ...

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