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  • Animal Cells And Plant Cells
    604 words
    CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION All living things are made of the same basic building blocks, cells. A human is made of 65 trillion cells. Cells are everywhere, on you skin, in your blood, and even on your tongue. In fact, your blood is clear but red blood cells are what make your blood red. Most living things are made up of many cells but some are made of only one cell, like amebas, paramecium, fungi, protists, monera ns, and bacteria. There are two basic types of cells, animal cells and plant cell...
  • Prokaryote Cell
    686 words
    The Life of Prokaryotic Cells For the prokaryotes, life arose on earth about four billion years ago; they are the original inhabitants of this planet. For approximately two billion years, they were the only form of life on earth. They have since then continued to adapt and flourish on an evolving earth. They are by far the simplest of cells and were the first to evolve. Out of all organisms, prokaryotes are the smallest and least complex cells. They are too small to be seen except with the aid o...
  • Classification Of Viruses
    795 words
    Viruses: Complex Molecules or Simple Life Forms? Viruses have been defined as 'entities whose genomes are elements of nucleic acid that replicate inside living cells using the cellular synthetic machinery, and cause the synthesis of specialised elements that can transfer the genome to other cells. ' They are stationary and are unable to grow. Because of all these factors, it is debatable whether viruses are the most complex of molecules or the simplest life forms. While the definition of living ...
  • Longevity A Life Span And Life Expectancy
    1,660 words
    Contents Introduction: I. Why do We Age A. Theories of Aging II. What is Longevity A. Life Span and Life Expectancy. What determines Longevity. Why Dont Most Americans Live Past the Average Life Expectancy IV. Leading Causes Of Death (table) V. What Do We Do to Live Longer Conclusion: Introduction What is the fear of most humans The fear is aging and death. In this paper you will find out a lot about aging. You will learn what longevity is, what determines it, the average length of life and how ...
  • Order Of A Living Cell
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    What is life?' The question has been asked innumerable times but has been answered to the satisfaction of few. Science is based on the experience that nature gives intelligent answers to intelligent questions. To senseless questions, nature gives senseless answers - or no answers at all. If nature has never provided an answer to this question, perhaps something is wrong with the question. The question is wrong indeed. It has no sense, for life in itself does not exist. No one has seen or measure...
  • Cell Wall Of The Ameba
    276 words
    Scientific name - Kingdom- Protist a, Phylum- Sacco ina, Class- Rhizopod ea, Order- Amoebida, Family- NA, Genus- Ameba, Species- proteus Description - Amebas are one of the simplest organisms with animal characteristics. They consist of a single cell that is only about one hundredth of an inch long and it can only be seen through a microscope. The ameba's body is shapeless and is a jelly like mass of material called protoplasm. Its cytoplasm is transparent. The central area is called the endopla...
  • Dna From One Cell
    682 words
    Is Death Natural? Many of the most beautiful and meaningful facets of life are the way they arelbnot because they are ephemeral. I know that death is natural; Life runs its course before coming around again. Something present in or produced by nature is natural, such as an earthquake or typhoon, or a poisonous mushroom. Death is natural in the sense that to die is to conform to the ordinary course of living things in nature. Death has been modeled as an exponential increase in the rate of illnes...
  • Invention Of The Telephone
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    The well known telephone is one of the biggest inventions that have impacted our daily lives. As well, many innovations have been created because of the telephone that are included in our everyday lifestyles. The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell on March, 10 1876. Bell was 29 years old and he had been trying to create the telephone from 1872-1876. Finally, he found the perfect idea and the success with the telephone came from a direct attempt to improve the telegraph. The telephon...
  • Repair Damage To Infant's Brain
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    In 1993 Sylvia Elam had a stroke losing most of her sensation and movements on her right side of her body. Meaning that her left side of the brain was damaged. Researchers found a way to give patients back some control over their lives by regenerating stem cells. In 1999 Sylvia learned of the research and volunteered for a surgery that could give her back most if not all her sensations and movements. The operation was a success and she was able to walk most of the time without having to use her ...
  • My Nintendo Gamecube
    455 words
    Right now I am going to try to explain to you, that in fact, my Nintendo Gamecube is ALIVE, and a species of its own. Although it may not look as if it is subsisting, it is by all means! In the following paragraphs I will prove to you that my Nintendo Gamecube does indeed possess the 7 characteristics that a living organism must have. To start off, my Gamecube possesses many living cells on its surface and on its inside from my shedding skin cells. All over the controllers and the system itself,...
  • Research On Adult Stem Cells
    912 words
    Stem cells look to be nothing more than a hollow sphere composed of a clump of tiny, roundish balls. In reality, they are much more than that. Those 40 cells contain all the potential to become a living, breathing human being. Many scientists believe that these cells also have the potential to cure a myriad of diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, and many others. The cells of the four day old human embryo can be programmed to become virtually any cell in the bo...

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