Essays Tagged: "Biologist"

A Comparative Essay on "Never Cry Wolf" by Farley Mowat

Never Cry Wolf is based upon the true story of the author's experiences during two years spent as a biologist studying a family of wolves in northern Canada during the mid nineteen fifties. When Mowat ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sleep Apnea

Sleep, why do people sleep at all? Why can't we just stay awake?Some biologist suggest that sleep provides the opportunity to conductself-repair and purge the body of it ...

(5 pages) 187 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Develpment

During the 1920s, a biologist named Jean Piaget proposed a theory of cognitive development of children. He caused a new ...

(7 pages) 577 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Report on Konrad Z. Lorenz-nobel prize winner for research on genetic imprinting

is enthusiasm on the subject throughout his life. He was an extremely famous zoologist and founding biologist in the field of ethology, or animal behavior. He conducted research having to do with gene ... ding its territory. Though this theory was very popular, it also brought about criticism from other biologists.I did find many parts of Konrad Lorenz's work quite interesting. The fact that a young du ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

terpreting, defending, or criticizing his theories of evolution.Before he became England's greatest biologist, he was such an indifferent student that hisfather declared, 'You care for nothing but sho ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Biology notes on viruses.

Notespg. 455-461Biologists first suspected the existence of viruses near the end of the nineteenth century. At that ... t a virus, a Latin word meaning "poison."The true nature of viruses was discovered in 1933 when the biologist Wendell Stanley of the Rockefeller Institute tried to purify an extract of the tobacco mos ... a strand of nucleic acid encased in a protein coat that can infect cells and replicate within them. Biologists do not consider viruses to be living organisms.Most viruses have a protein sheath, or cap ...

(5 pages) 79 1 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology notes on Amphibians.

to amphibians than are coelacanths.Amphibians first became common during the Carboniferous period. Biologist marked this time as the age of amphibians. By the late Carboniferous, much of North Americ ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How Mobile Phones Can Affect Us?

n that mobile phones can cause headaches, memory problems, ear and eye conditions and cancer. Also, biologist Roger Coghill, a radioactivity specialist who runs an independent laboratory, wants all mo ...

(2 pages) 134 1 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"Describe the theory of endosymbiosis and the arguments for and against this theory"

Dr Lynn Margulis, a biologist from Boston University, proposed in the 1960's, the theory of endosymbiosis. It was then o ... id. As it not only does not explain the development of a nucleus and studies performed by a team of biologists led by Dr. Jo Lucocq from Dundee University found that mitochondria does in fact exists i ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Piaget's Theory of Cgnitive Development:Discuss the 5 stages of cognitive development

Swiss biologist, Jean Piaget is renowned for constructing a highly influential model of child development ...

(3 pages) 303 4 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


organism to feed only on one other type of organism. Therefore, when diagramming the relationships, biologist use a food web, which shows the relationship using branched lines oppose to straight lines ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Why is Leonardo da Vinci considered a Renaissance man?

engineer, architect, painter, sculptor, musician, mathematician, anatomist, astronomer, geologist, biologist, and philosopher.In an era when left-handedness was considered the devil's work and leftie ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How do both humans and rose bushes exhibit common characteristics of life?

tionship that is present in all living organisms. If you use the same set of characteristics that a biologist would use you will be able to se the same common characteristics between a rose bush and a ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace

Alfred Russel WallaceAlfred Russel Wallace was a Welsh geographer, anthropologist and biologist. He independently developed a theory on natural selection which forced Charles Darwin to s ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Valuing Life

57; which gives an assessment of the pros and cons on genetic engineering. She focuses her views on biologist James Bonner and chancellor of the University of Santa Cruz, Robert Sinsheimer.We know tha ... human with the most important genetic characteristics. But are they really helping society? Caltech biologist James Bonner is an activist for genetic engineering. He states that sometime in the near f ...

(6 pages) 383 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nature Vs Nurture

terial to their own life experiences and to the play.Before seeing the film based on the work of biologist Desmond Morris, students are asked to describe their own behavior in relationships from ea ...

(1 pages) 42 0 2.5 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

People Are Split-Brained (Roger Sperry)

ARE Split-Brained! Roger Sperry was born August 20, 1913, in Hartford Connecticut. He was a psycho-biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 1981 for his 40 years of res ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Arrival

agery and figurative expression, which describes the scene in the poem. This poem is mainly about a biologist who observes and studies the turtles. He wonders where the turtles are from and where they ... The tone in this poem is energetic. The author describes the character in this poem as a passionate biologist who observes and studies the turtles. In the paragraph, it states, ¡§night turn ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Activity Of the Living Human Brain

Up until the 1950's the majority of psycho-biologists believed that 'brain activity' was a resting state that was the exact opposite of being a ... tman and Aserinsky produced evidence that this was indeed not the case. Berger was the first psycho-biologist to use an electroencephalogram (EEG) to examine electrical brain activity during brain act ... ctivity and the fact that it is virtually impossible not to fall a brain activity eventually psycho-biologists have not yet found an answer to why we brain activity. However there have been many sugge ...

(7 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Genetically Modifying Crops.

niques?Does it affect the surrounding environment? These are all questions that have kept scientist biologist and ethicists busy. Religious groups would also like to have there say in it. Can genetic ... e less toxic groundwater, which is caused by the herbicides seeping into the soil, pumped into them.Biologists are very worried about the loss of bio diversity, because of the genetic engineering of f ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects