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  • X Rays
    961 words
    Through out my teenage years I always had it made. I had security, support of my family, and other things. When I turned 16 I had found out something that would change my life forever, I was pregnant. As a teenager I was anorexic, therefore meaning I had a problem with getting fat. If I had gained just a little bit of weight I went on a crash diet (eating nothing at all for a period of time) till I lost the weight I had gained. For a period of time I had went through a spell of doing nothing but...
  • Ad For X Ray Glasses
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    Mike once dreamed of owning x-ray glasses. When he was seven, a neighbor introduced him to comic books. When Michael Jackson was black, and Johnny Carson ruled late night TV, his world became one of super fantasy: flying men in bright underwear and capes, web shooters, supermen, and even a hero who would grow big and strong and turn green when he became angry. There was something in the idea that a single twist of luck, a lightning bolt, could transform even a quiet child living in base housing,...
  • Very Large X Ray Telescope
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    Scientists have discovered the closest black hole yet, a mere 1,600 light years from Earth. At the peak of its X-ray output, V 4641 Sgr was the brightest X-ray emitter in the sky. Astronomers call this type of system an X-ray nova because it suddenly becomes a bright source of X-rays, but this object shows characteristics never seen in an X-ray nova. Smith worked on data from this object with MIT principal research scientist Ronald Re millard and NRAO astronomer Robert Hjellming. Black holes har...
  • Ernest Rutherford
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    ERNEST RUTHERFORD. Ernest Rutherford was born in Spring Grove in New Zealand on August 30th, 1871. His parents, James and Martha, had emigrated from Great Britain and believed their children, numbering 12, should have proper education. At the age of 16 Ernest won his first scholarship to Nelson College, where he was a popular student. He followed with a second scholarship to Canterbury College in Christchurch, and by 1893 had graduated with first class honours in Physics and Mathematics. Rutherf...
  • Name Radioactivity For Becquerel's Discovery
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    Henri Becquerel Henri Becquerel, a French physicist, was born in Paris on December 15, 1852. His grandfather, Antoine-Cesar Becquerel, had fought at the battle of Waterloo in 1815 and later earned a considerable reputation as a physicist. He made important contributions to the study of electrochemistry, meteorology, and agriculture. Henri father, Alexander-Edmond Becquerel, also made a name for himself in science. His research-included studies on photography, heat, and the conductivity of hot ga...
  • V 300 Phz X Rays 0 3
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    COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS Barriers to Human Communication"X Language"X Distance Electronic Communications The transmission, reception, and processing of information using electronic circuits. History mid-19th century! V James Clark Maxwell studied electromagnetic wave and predicted that it can be propagated through free space. 1837! V Samuel Morse invented the telegraph. 1876! V Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson transmitted human conversation over a functional telephone system. 1888! V Hein...
  • Use X Rays
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    Radiation can be used in both diagnosis and therapeutic manners. The radiation emitted from radioisotopes can destroy tissue and in the therapeutic use: the destruction of cancerous and other dangerous tissues. And with diagnosis the gamma particle pass through the body tissues with minimal damage to a gamma camera. To evaluate the effectiveness of PET, SPECT, MRI and X-rays, we first need some basic knowledge on how each of them work. PET stands for positron emission tomography and works by an ...
  • X Ray Examination Of The Large Intestine
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    Everyone should know that a lower GI is a very common and important exam used to diagnose many colon conditions. A lower GI examination, also know as a barium enema, is an x-ray examination of the large intestine. The large intestine, or large bowel, consists of the entire colon, including the appendix, rectum, and sigmoid colon. This commonly performed test is essentially the predecessor to the more familiar colonoscopy. A lower GI is used worldwide to help diagnose fatal diseases and many othe...
  • Pictures Of A Regular X Ray Machine
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    I chose this topic because I a found it as a very interesting thing which I wanted to know more about. I have been CT-scanned when I had concussion after a car accident when I was seven. Also because my father has been under a CT-scanner and a lot of my friends. Anatomists, morphologist's and biologists have tried to understand the way living creatures are living, and what they look like inside. Dr. Frou rie in 1974 painfully cut organisms into thin slices, to study their internal arrangement to...
  • Prevalent And Important Imaging Technology X Rays
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    The World Within What can be done with medicine today is truly astounding. In just a little over a century, we have gone from crude, anesthetized surgery with non-sterilized instruments to the ability to delicately rebuild a hand or bypass a major artery with little risk to the patient and without even leaving a large scar. These great heights to which we have ascended are based upon a number of breakthroughs in sanitation and sterilization, antibiotics, and any number of other small discoveries...
  • Crystals To Diffract X Rays
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    Who is Rosalind Franklin Born on July 25, 1920 in London, England, Rosalind Elise Franklin was a catalyst to many other scientists in the field of genetics. Using coal and carbon as subjects, Franklin discovered the double helix of DNA, the shape that two linear strands of DNA assume when bonded together. In 1945, Franklin received her Ph. D in physical chemistry from Cambridge University. The next year she went to Paris and worked in the Laboratoire Central des Services Chi miques de LEt at unt...
  • II Solar Flares
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    INTRO I. Solar flares are violent eruptions of gases that release ultra-violet radiation, x-rays and gammy rays. It's an enormous explosion of hydrogen and helium above the sun surface. A. It's a sudden rapid and intense variation in brightness that happens every eleven years B. They usually last an average of 20 minutes and are a remarkable phenomenon. C. Imagine gigantic blobs of materials held together by powerful magnetic forces. All of a sudden they launch into earth's magnetosphere. D. The...
  • X Ray
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    'a the process of creating images of the body, organs, and other internal structures with external radiation 'a use of x-ray tubes that emit radiation, ultrasonographic devices, and radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation Techniques: 'a generally non-invasive 'a minimally invasive procedures diagnose and treat a condition: nuclear medicine utilizes small amounts of radioactive agents (i.e. thallium or technetium) to examine various organs and their structures 'a areas of the body most where dia...

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