Category: Biology

Hellbender term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis is the largest North American salamander, ranging in length from 30.5 to 74 cm (Niering 1985). Eastern Hellbenders are members of the order of tailed amphibians, Caudata and the family, Cryptobranchidae. Along with C. a. bishopi, the Ozark Hellbender, it is one of the two subspecies of hellbenders, also known as the Allegheny alligator or devil-dog….

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Jane Goodall term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Jane Goodall was born in London, England, on April 3,1934, and grew up in Bournemouth on the southern coast of England. On her second birthday, her father bought her a stuffed, life-like toy chimpanzee named Jubilee in honor of a baby chimp born at the London Zoo. Her father’s friends warned him that such a gift would cause nightmares. However, Jane loved the toy, and…

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One In A Million term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Biology/Sociology One in a Million DNA fingerprinting (the use of a person’s DNA to identify them) has become a hot topic in the field of law enforcement as well as the entire world. The controversy exists on whether or not it should be admitted in court as evidence at this time. Some experts believe that the present technology allows DNA fingerprinting to be used in…

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Sea Turtles Each species of sea turtle is distinctive in appearance and behavior, all sea turtles have certain characteristics in common the shell consist of a carapace (upper part) and plastron (lower part), which are joined together by cartilage called a bridge. in most species with the exception of the leatherback scutes cover the carapace. Like all turtles sea turtles have no external ears, they…

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The Ebola Virus term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The Ebola Virus The Ebola virus is one of the most deadly viruses that man kind has ever seen. In clinical cases it has a mortality rate of 50%-90%. The Viruses has many different strains including Marburg, Ebola Zaire, Reston and Sudan, each named after the location of their first clinical case. They each cause different symptoms and different mortality rates. Non the less, the…

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The Social Brain term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The Social Brain: Giuliani 2 The ability of humans to learn and retain knowledge is an incredible power source and also a dominant characteristic of the human species. The intricate abilities of the mind allow for humans to learn skills and to have the power to control and dominate the world they live in by means of learned behavior. The two cerebral hemispheres of the…

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Wilderness Ethics term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Lavar McCullough February 11, 2000 Essay #2 Wilderness Ethics Wildlife can be found all over the world. Animals come in all shapes and sizes and some still haven’t even been accounted for. Animals were on this planet long before man, but they may not be here when man leaves. The animals’ downfall results from the extensive studying, exploitation, and the destruction of their habitats, which…

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Fetal Development term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Fertilization Fetal development starts with the process of fertilization. It starts when the female ovulates producing an egg. This egg then travels into the fallopian tube where it waits to be fertilized. Once sperm enter the body they must travel up the uterus until they make their way up to the egg. Once at the egg the sperm try to get in. They sperm wiggle…

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hemophilia term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Hemophilia Can you imagine being born not able to play sports? Or can you imagine what it would be like if you had to be injected with blood regularly just to stay alive? For more than 15,000 Americans, this way of life is a reality. Hemophilia is an inherited disease in which one or more blood-clotting proteins called antihemophilic globulin, or factor VIII are defective….

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John James Audubon term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

John James Audubon John James Audubon was born in 1785 Santo Domingo, which is now Haiti. After arriving in America in 1803, he began the extensive ornithological observations. Ornithology is the branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds. These studies would later lead to the publication of his bird drawings and paintings. His published collection, The Birds of America, was a collection…

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