Stem Cell Research

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  • Could We Live With Less Stephanie Mills Summary

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    opinion that people should live with less for the sake of the environment, better relationships, and eliminating nonessentials, but we are so technologically advanced that people have become accustomed to the safety, convenience, and pleasure that stems from modern day technology. Stephanie Mills is an activist and an author who focuses her concern on environmental and social issues that affect the lives of people, and in this case addressing the simple question "Could You Live with Less?". Mills

  • Hippocampus Radiotherapy

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    When cancer metastases to the brain, radiation therapy is the treatment of choice. And while this treatment prolongs life, mental function is affected. A new study examines a technique that may preserve the mental functions. Researchers found that limiting the amount of radiation to the hippocampus during whole brain radiotherapy may preserve cancer patients' memory function. The purpose of this review is to provide a brief overview of studies that provide a rationale for hippocampal avoidance. Also

  • Ashitaba Benefits

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    damage, planters’ warts and athletes’ foot. The ashitaba’s anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties can calm patches of red and skin irritation. Ashitaba is very natural, it works great for all skin types including sensitive skin. Inside the stems and the roots of this plant, you will find a sticky yellow juice gushing out. This juice readily flows topically to treat a host of skin conditions. The plant’s juice can be applied to cysts, boils and pustules to speed healing. (Eberle,

  • Plant Biotechnology: Introduction To Genetic Engineering

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    Genetic Engineering in animals Current research in genetic engineering of animals has potential application in medicine, agricultural applications and human health. Genetically modified organism like Knock out mice can be used as model systems for studying human diseases and for identification

  • Persuasive Essay Against Animal Testing

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    is horrendous. Animal testing is cruel, pointless and needs to end; it causes millions of animals to suffer every year when there are so many alternatives. Animal testing, also known as animal research, animal experimentation and vivisection, is the use of non-human animals in experimental tests in research labs for the benefit of humans. The cruel process of animal testing has gone on for some time and is documented as early as the late nineteenth century. Scientists claim these animal tests go

  • Human Genome Research Paper

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    Later on in 1869 during the beginning stages of genetics Friedrich Miescher isolated molecules from a cell nucleus and called it “nuclein”. Friedrich had no idea that he had just discovered the unique hereditary materials of every multi-cellular organism in the universe for the first time. More than a hundred years passed before this “nuclein” molecule

  • Hepatitis B Research Paper

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    the viruses that we know that causes fatal diseases are Ebola virus (EBOV strain), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Influenza Virus (H1N1), Hepatitis A, B and C virus. Due to viral infections there have been epidemics in past, but by performing research we are trying to find new drugs that are easily available and more effective than the previous ones so the cost of treatment could reduce. We are going to study about the Hepatitis B virus, how it enters the human body and how it affects

  • How Does Marijuana Affect Social Health

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    Research findings on how chronic cannabis use affects brain structure, for example, have been inconsistent. It may be that the effects are too subtle for reliable detection by current techniques. A similar challenge arises in studies of the effects of chronic marijuana use on brain function. Although imaging studies (functional MRI; fMRI) in chronic users do show some consistent alterations, the relation of these changes to cognitive functioning is less clear. This uncertainty may stem from

  • Echinacea Research Paper

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    Echinacea comes from a flowering plant in the United States as well as Canada called the cornflower. The flower’s stems, leaves, and roots are typically turned into an herbal supplement to aid the immune system. There are other forms of Echinacea including teas and liquid extracts. The most common form is through herbal teas and capsules. German botanist, Conrad Moench was the first to name the flower, yet Native Americans were the ones who discovered it as a remedy for colds and influenza. Early

  • Ambiguity In English Language

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    standard deviation. Furthermore, Makar and Confrey (2005), in their study of pre-service teachers’ use of non-standard language to discuss variation, found that neglecting students’ use of nonstandard language makes the subject seem more difficult. Research done with elementary school children as subjects provides “evidence that awareness of linguistic ambiguity is a late developing capacity which progresses through the school years” (Durkin & Shire, 1991b, p. 48). Shultz and Pilon (1973) found that