Essays Tagged: "Biological warfare"

Biological Warfare/Terrorism

Biological Warfare/TerrorismWhile many members of the United Nations and other countries have agreed ... rrorismWhile many members of the United Nations and other countries have agreed toforbid the use of biological weapons, several countries including terrorist groups,continue to use these weapons to fr ... he other traditional uses ofweaponry when attacking a nation or people. One great concern regarding biologicalweapons leans towards the fact that many people are ignorant as to what these weaponsare a ...

(10 pages) 399 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

My Vision of Tommorrow

avoidable problems such as depletion of resources, overpopulation, and thethreat of nuclear and biological warfare. The solutions to these dilemmaswill not be immediately apparent; but, we wi ... ugh. Toovercome problems like waste disposal, depleted natural resources, worldnuclear and biological warfare, and global warming will be no easy task.Everyone around the world will have ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Describes Anthrax, the different types and what it does to a person that gets it, and how a person gets it- 5 pages- done for a High School Anatomy Class

s or tissue from infected animals. Because anthrax is considered to be a potential agent for use in biological warfare, the Department of Defense has begun mandatory vaccination of all active duty mil ... ry personnel deployed to areas with high risk for exposure to the organism (as when it is used as a biological warfare weapon). The latest report on the anthrax vaccine said that it was safe, but list ...

(6 pages) 111 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The threat of biological warefare

Biotechnology is defined as "The study of the industrial production of goods and services by using biological organisms, systems, and processes" (Webster, 1968). Like any new technology there is a "g ... causing terrible things; in fact biotechnology has many branches, one of which is the production of biological weapons. Biological warfare is the use of disease to harm or kill an adversary's military ...

(9 pages) 122 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Anthrax The Disease

of uncertainty. With the threat of terrorism lingering, anthrax has been documented in its use as a biological warfare agent. The following will discuss what type of disease anthrax is, the symptoms o ... and invisible and death is caused by toxemia (blood poisoning).Anthrax is currently being used as a biological weapon in today's world. Anthrax is a top choice for use as a biological warfare agent be ...

(3 pages) 59 2 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bioterrorism - The dangers, effects on society, and the actions of the government.

everything opinions on things.Although terrorists could use many disease-causing agents, experts on biological warfare regard anthrax and smallpox as the two biggest hazards. Other infectious diseases ... ores can survive severe heat and cold.Doctors have no experience treating anthrax on the scale of a biological attack, so it's difficult to predict exactly what might happen. Treatment of anthrax with ...

(7 pages) 61 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Everthing about Anthrax

of uncertainty. With the threat of terrorism lingering, anthrax has been documented in its use as a biological warfare agent (Fox 1). The following will discuss what type of disease anthrax is, the sy ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Not In My Backyard - An essay about moving the Centers for Disease Control away from a highly populated city (Atlanta, Ga)

Biological warfare causes extreme concern these days. Attacks could happen suddenly and without warn ...

(1 pages) 72 4 4.1 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Facelessness of War - AP Language and Composition

rsistent war machine due to technological advances that provide a false sense of security. In “Biological Weapons,” Margaret Davidson demonstrates the power of “faceless” weapons, ... o can blame Americans for overestimating the value of faceless weapons? Margaret Davidson describes biological warfare as “the poor man’s nuclear weapon.” She states, “In theory, a ...

(3 pages) 1058 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Passive Observers" In Light Of Civil Disobedience

h Century has been caused by humans themselves, and that accounts for genocide, tyranny, homicides, biological warfare weapons such as AIDS and other fatal diseases, war and famine. The only reason th ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Andromeda Strain And Technology

oorganisms for study, mainly to find new elements in the atmosphere that can be used as a weapon in biological warfare. Scoop VII, the seventh satellite launched abruptly left stable orbit two days af ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biological Warfare

espected Canadian magazine, Maclean's, attempts to educate the reader concerning the possibility of biological warfare as the next genre of attack on North America. The main argument concerns the deba ... nre of attack on North America. The main argument concerns the debate as to how openly the issue of biological warfare should be discussed. The commentary begins with an anecdote about an owner of a m ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Robots and their development.

to a sharp rock with a stick, soon came the sword and then the gun. After the gun we had bombs then biological warfare then nuclear atom bombs. Robotic development is just the same…Reference: i ...

(1 pages) 29 1 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Untitled

g theme imaginable, from vampires, rabid dogs, deranged killers, pyromaniac ghosts, to telekinesis, biological warfare and even a malevolent automobile was known for his horror stories, and strange de ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Biological Warfare

Biological warfare is defined as any living organism (such as contagious disease bacteria) used to h ... h them. More recently, during world war one, the imperial German army was suspected of using biological weapons against allied troops. Entrenched fortifications were set up on both sides and th ... two, the german scientists went to either the soviet union or the united states. They brought their biological weapons reasearch with them. During the cold war, billions of pounds of disease causing b ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biological Warfare

Biological warfare is defined as any living organism (such as contagious disease bacteria) used to h ... h them. More recently, during world war one, the imperial German army was suspected of using biological weapons against allied troops. Entrenched fortifications were set up on both sides and th ... two, the german scientists went to either the soviet union or the united states. They brought their biological weapons reasearch with them. During the cold war, billions of pounds of disease causing b ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Smallpox

After researching the smallpox disease, one can conclude that it is a threat in biological warfare. With the recent threat of bio-terrorism, the mention of smallpox has been on the ... r. Smallpox has long been feared as the most devastating of all infectious diseases (?Smallpox as a Biological Weapon?). With the now highly susceptible mobile population, smallpox would be able to sp ... toms but were only carriers of the disease, spreading it to more susceptible people (?Smallpox as a Biological Weapon?).Reportedly, the first case of Smallpox is roughly dated 1200 BC (Gallagher 134). ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Biological weapons were invented and used several centuries ago, even

Biological weapons were invented and used several centuries ago, even though one may think that biol ... with hopes that they get infected and will die. This might seem as a very primitive example of the biological warfare, but at that time there were no advanced technologies to cultivate and improve th ... however, where the wars became more expansive and when there were many technological advances, the biological weapons became of a high concern and a great demand. Developed countries such as Soviet U ...

(3 pages) 1975 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Political issues during Bush's presidency

esignated Iraq as the primary new threat to American security because he doubted Iraq had a mass of biological warfare of destruction. However, President Bush has stated the goal of the U.S. in Iraq i ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Universe at War

ill, on this corrupted planet that is overflowing with virus canoes, volcanoes that are created for biological warfare. The sand is red, dry and hot."Give me covering fire!" I yelled over the whistlin ...

(10 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing