Essays Tagged: "biological processes"

Properties of Water

Water is essential for life as we know it on earth. It is used by plants and animals for basic biological processes which would be impossible without the use of water. The origin of all life can ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Advantages of using Enzymes in Biotechnology.

The Advantages of using Enzymes in BiotechnologyBiotechnology is the use of biological processes to exploit and manipulate living organisms and biological systems to develop or ... lation or by cellulose or covalent bonding. A good example of encapsulating is in the production of biological washing powders in which the enzyme trypsin is used.Enzymes had been widely used in laund ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

The Use of Animals in Medical Research.

Since the ancient Greeks, experimental animals have been very important to our understanding of the biological processes that makes life possible. In a world growing more complex daily, laboratory ani ... Using animals in biomedical research is necessary.Laboratory animals can play an important role as biological models for the study of physiological functions and cognitive functions in humans, and as ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use of Animals in Medical Research.

Since the ancient Greeks, experimental animals have been very important to our understanding of the biological processes that makes life possible. In a world growing more complex daily, laboratory ani ... Using animals in biomedical research is necessary.Laboratory animals can play an important role as biological models for the study of physiological functions and cognitive functions in humans, and as ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Concept of Identity as a Product of Language. Social Theory paper, includes references to Marx, Habermas, Freud, Saussure, Lacan.

geIdentity is a vast idea that is composed of many facets. To some, identity is something caused by biological processes in growing older. To others, it is produced by the social environment of the in ...

(6 pages) 273 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Nitrogen Cycle

tion is the process by which atmospheric nitrogen is transformed into forms that are more usable in biological processes. Although life needs nitrogen, only a few organisms are actually able to fix ni ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Diathesis-Stress Model

developing a disorder. A predisposition towards a disorder can be caused by one or a combination of biological, psychosocial and/or sociocultural factors. (Carson,p.65) Some examples of the causes of ... cultural factors. (Carson,p.65) Some examples of the causes of a diathesis are genetic inheritance, biological processes such as brain abnormalities or neurotransmitter problems and early learning exp ...

(1 pages) 10453 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Ion channels

current. The ability to control the movement of ions is important in the proper functioning of many biological processes such as muscles contraction and nerve impulses. Ion channels serve a wide varie ... unctions in cells of every tissue in the body. Not surprisingly, because of their influence of many biological processes, ion channels are involved in many debilitating diseases. One disease in partic ...

(6 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Language and Sex. Sex differences in language.

CONTENTS1. Introduction2. The interaction of social and biological processes in women's and men's speech3. Gender specific usage of speech3.1. Phonetical st ... s in language, which is the main subject in the following chapters.2. The interaction of social and biological processes in women's and men's speechAn important focus of debate within the research on ... cus of debate within the research on sex differences and language is the extent to which social and biological processes each contribute to differences in women's and men's speech and language. The di ...

(12 pages) 314 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Timeline of Biotecnology

TECHNOLOGYHere's a look back at 10,000 years of biotechnology...TIMELINEBiotechnology is the use of biological processes to solve problems or make useful products. We began growing crops and raising a ... raising animals in the Stone Age to provide a stable supply of food and clothing. We have used the biological processes for 6,000 years to make useful food products such as yeast material--to make br ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay describes what a psychologist does

Psychologists study human (and sometimes animal) behavior and the mental, social, and biological processes that are involved in behavior. They evaluate and council clients, teach, admini ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Acid rain.

phenomena that create acid-producing gases in the atmosphere are emissions from volcanoes and from biological processes that occur on the land, wetlands and oceans. The effects of thousands of years ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Plasma Membrane

te for chemical interactions and energy conversions, and Detect and bind to substances and initiate biological processes. The cell membrane consists of two layers separated by a very small space of ap ...

(1 pages) 544 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Social Construction of Health

hat particular cause?" is one that produces a variety of answers.(Levitas, 1999)At first sight, the biological explanation that an individual can die of 'natural causes,' there is a biological time cl ... have happened to someone else. Sociologists dispute both ideas: that health and illness are simply biological processes or merely matters of chance.Social CausesAgainst these explanations, the sociol ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Biology of Psychology

is a relationship that exists between what we experience through our thoughts and feelings and our biological processes such as activity in the nervous system. The link between the mind and body is t ... #148; (Paris, 2000). After the 19th Century, it was discovered that mental illnesses were linked to biological factors and were more often than not hereditary. Psychology and biology have evolved thro ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Psychology and Biological Bases of Behavior

pposite reaction.” This statement applies to not only the study of physics but also to certain biological behaviors. When a person is cold, they reach for a blanket and when they are hungry, they ... , they reach for a snack. According to Baron, “Everything we think, feel, or do has a basis in biological processes and events” (42). When a person burns their finger with a match, a series ...

(3 pages) 437 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology