Essays Tagged: "Human body"

Michelangelo's "The Last Judgement"

ainting "The Last Judgment," Michelangelo was able to incorporate all that he had learned about the human body. He was able to show the way the body moved, as well as it's displays of unrestrained pas ... Last Judgment" is a splendid masterpiece of the High Renaissance. It stresses the importance of the human body and the ways in which the body can move. The emotional content is also very characteristi ...

(7 pages) 310 0 4.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Conava and Rodin. A comparison in styles.

only two sculptors of the nineteenth century who escaped the strictures of an epoch that looked on human life as a succession of events whose banality overwhelms all that is potentially beautiful in ... that is potentially beautiful in existence". Both artist seem to have a deep admiration towards the human body especially the nude body.The Italian Neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova was born in 175 ...

(5 pages) 175 1 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

Why proteins are imortant

none Well doneWhy Proteins Are ImportantProteins are very important to the human body. They provide the body with the nessary means for growth and repair. Proteins are made up ... with a substance. Actin and Myosinare proteins that aid in muscle contraction in animals as well as humans. This enables us to move. The protein (hormone) Insulin, regulates the amount of sugar in the ... r group of important proteins are antibodies. Antibodies are special defense proteins that help the human body fight off invasions by viruses and bacteria.So as you see, although many different types ...

(1 pages) 115 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Medicine During Shakespeare

tandards. medical concepts were magical anddemoniacal. With no anesthetics, no knowledge of how the human body and it'sfunctions people many times would do anything they thought would help, notnecessa ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


After staying on the plant Earth reaching the human genetic technology, I have come up with this report the four things I am going to talk about i ... m going to talk about in this report are:1) What is the chemical basis of the plant Earth2) What do human mean by 'genetic technology' and how is it possible3) How have human used this technology4) Ar ... wisted ladder each rung of this ladder is made up of a pair of chemical bases, the information that human body need to make proteins is coded and contained in the order of these bases along the length ...

(3 pages) 253 3 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Creatine: Advantages Versus Disadvantages

creatine seems to have become the supplement of choice. Creatine is a compound that is made in the human body and supplies energy to our muscles. Chemically it is called methylguanid-acetic acid and ... United States (Phillips 50).Creatine is used as a kind of energy source in our bodies. Although the human body produces creatine and it is found in many foods that we eat, many athletes still feel the ...

(6 pages) 160 1 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Just Say No, But Say it Loudly!

eadlyof drugs, however, is cocaine. This report will talk about what cocaine is,what it does to the human body, and two fantastic people who gave their livesbecause of it. Today, over 5 million ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Air pollution

ruction of the earth's atmosphere due to air pollution, the immediate and direct harm caused to the human body is often over shadowed. While many are aware that our careless use of hazardous chemicals ... arble, turns plants yellow, and eats away at iron and steel, you can imagine the possible damage to human tissue. It's effect on people with asthma, heart disease, and emphysema is devastating. It is ...

(6 pages) 530 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Human Nature

rom the body (Foster,15). Therefore, Cartesian Dualism claims that the mind is not dependent on the human body in any way. The idea that the mind is not dependent on the body rests on three claims.The ... fore, Cartesian Dualism maintains that the soul is wholly immaterial and a separate entity from the human body. Souls are attatched to the human body by God after the biological organism is produced ( ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

To Pay or Not to Pay, That is the question-explaining if we should or not pay for peoples organs- "lets pay for organs" time article.

Pay for Organs", Time (May 17, 1999) the author, Charles Krauthammer, questions if it is right for humans to pay for organs from either live or dead people. Pennsylvania wants to pay 300 dollars towa ... y start by paying for deceased people's organs, and then paying for living people's body parts. The Human Body will turn into a commodity. It will be worth a lot more than it was in previous history. ...

(3 pages) 138 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


pes of fetishes:an inanimate object (e.g. women's clothing, shoes, gloves, underwear), a partof the human body (e.g. foot, hand, hair, legs, breasts), or something oddsuch as, leather, rubber, the tou ... ishism". Microsoft Encarta 96 Encyclopedia. 1993-1995Microsoft Corp.3. "Fetishism". Encyclopedia of Human Behavior. Robert M.Goldenson, Ph.D. 1970, Garden City, NY.4. "Fetishism". Encyclopedia of Psyc ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


HAEMOPHILIAIn the human body, each cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes,one of each pair inherited through the egg fr ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


tters of the alphabet. Each and every living animal needs vitamins to grow and be healthy.Since the human body can t produce vitamins naturally or normally produce the amounts needed, food provides th ... r synthetic vitamins are superior to one another.There are two categories of vitamins needed in the human body. The first are water-soluble vitamins, like B and C. The second category is fat-soluble v ...

(3 pages) 164 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Immune System

s composed of many parts that work together to fightinfections when pathogens or poisons invade the human body. Pathogens are disease-causing organisms such as bacteria and viruses. The immune system ... attacked by phagocytes or by performed antibodiesthat act together with the complement system. The human immune system containsapproximately 1 trillion T cells and 1 trillion B cells, located in the ...

(3 pages) 157 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Water Transitions

nd other particles. There arenumerous plants and animals that depend on freshwater for their lives. Humans areone of them. Seventy percent of the human body is made up of freshwater (744Headlam).Next, ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Compare and contrast auditory system and optical system

Two of the most important sensory systems in human body are optical system and auditory system. Optical system or sometime called visual system i ... in many forms. For example, optical system detected all still images and image in motion as far as human eyes can see. The auditory is ready to absorb any noise or sound for twenty-four hours a day. ...

(2 pages) 133 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Nutrition and You

Nutrition is the relationship of foods to the health of the human body . Proper nutrition means that you are receiving enough foods and supplements for the body ... and animals . It is believed that there are about twenty substances that are active as vitamins in human nutrition . Every vitamin is essential to the proper growth and development of the body. With ... ganic and inorganic combinations . There are approximately seventeen minerals that are necessary in human nutrition . Although only about four or five percent of the body weight is mineral matter, min ...

(6 pages) 441 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Alzheimer's, a progressive and irreversible brain disease

se is a progressive and irreversible brain disease that destroys mental and physical functioning in human beings, and invariably leads to death. It is the fourth leading cause of adult death in the Un ... comprehend and combat Alzheimer's disease, one must know what it does to the brain, the part of the human body it most greatly affects. Many Alzheimer's disease sufferers had their brains examined. A ...

(19 pages) 256 1 3.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


g the way they affect the environment of their areas and the rest of the planet. The science of the human body has expanded and become increasingly important to many people. Along with advancements in ... al through reincarnation. Yet another reason why some choose to abstain from meat is that they feel humans are biologically herbivorous beings. They feel that we are not supposed to eat meat because o ...

(5 pages) 146 0 2.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Massive Project for the Benefit of Mankind. A Look at the Human Genome Project

y to new heights as they race to map all of the genes, nearly 100,000, in the 23 chromosomes of the human body. Along the way, they hope to understand the basis of, and maybe even develop methods of t ... omparing it with the data of a normal or healthy gene. The entire research project is entitled 'The Human Genome Project.''The Human Genome Project' is a large scale project being conducted by more th ...

(6 pages) 186 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology