Essays Tagged: "living organism"

Cloning, the thing of the future or the start of a new generation? Speaks of what it is and what it so good about it.

cloning? How did it get started? Well, it is like this. A clone is a geneticcopy or a replica of an living organism. But, when you gear cloning doesn't a Si-Fi moviecome to mind. Like when they take a ... (Lawren).A biologist at Bio Time Inc. in Berkeley, California is Paul Segall. He is thecoauthor of Living Longer, Growing Younger. He says this ' The aging surgeon'sdexterity, the athlete's wind, the ...

(7 pages) 169 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetic Engineering

a term that can cover a wide range of ways of changing the genetic material -- the DNA code -- in a living organism. This code contains all the information, stored in a long chain chemical molecule, w ...

(12 pages) 273 1 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Dramatic effect of gas pollution on the environment.

DRAMATIC EFFECT OF GAS POLLUTIONON THE ENVIRONMENTOur planet can be considered globally as a living organism in which each single part interacts with the others in an extremely delicate way. Hu ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Seven Pillars of Life

simple definition of life.If I were forced to rush in where angels fear to tread, I would offer "a living organism is an organized unit, which can carry out metabolic reactions, defend itself against ... can be defined. By "pillars" I mean the essential principles--thermodynamic and kinetic--by which a living system operates. Current interest in discovering life in other galaxies and in recreating lif ...

(9 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Is it Alive?

aphs I will prove to you that my Nintendo Gamecube does indeed possess the 7 characteristics that a living organismmust have.To start off, my Gamecube possesses many living cells on its surface and on ... receiving from outside sources.As I hopefully have clearly proven, the Nintendo Gamecube is a real living organism and should be treated as one. It can easily fit into all 7 categories of the propert ...

(2 pages) 67 3 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Abortion: Pro-Life Or Pro Choice.

for human life was to be from the moment of conception.Medical research proves that the foetus is a living organism from the moment of conception. It is no doubt that the life of a baby begins at the ...

(4 pages) 117 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Linguistic darwinsim in the 19th treated languages as living organisms. How has this view evolved in the history of linguistics? .

Essay: "Do languages struggle for survival?"PART 1: 19th CThe analogy of languages to living organisms and the concept of natural evolution are already found before the publication of Da ... f Darwin's Evolution in 1857. Humboldt, who wasn't a historical linguist, already saw language as a living organism. He emphasized that each language lives in the speaker's mind as a vital process and ... the diffusion of different languages could be likened to the struggle for existence in the world of living organisms, in which IE languages were victorious.PART 2: 20th CFew scholars maintained those ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Abortion - The ongoing ethical battle between right and wrong. A rebuttal to a one sided arguement against abortion.

but sometimes science clashes with religion. So don't take offence if I simply state, a ovary is an living organism as well, yet a female lets one die each month. (I hope I don't offend anyone). Is it ... utting down tree's. Or better yet we have no problem eating a chicken's egg, which is potentially a living organism, which we don't think twice about before consuming. Who said we humans have special ...

(4 pages) 188 3 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Unspoken Words of the Dead

n abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid, the genetic material found in the nucleus of all cells in living organism. It is often referred to as the blueprint of life because it contains the informatio ... ooked. The authors of this article took a selfish outlook and choose to state that the right of the living are worth more than the rights the murdered have to justice.ReferencesExpand database careful ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Position Paper on Genetics

o save lives.Genetic engineering is scientific alteration of the structure of genetic material in a living organism. It involves the production and use of recombinant DNA and has been employed to crea ...

(3 pages) 52 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Processes by which new words come into a language

Processes by which new words come into a languageLanguage is like a living organism, that is, they can grow(e.g. English) and they can die(e.g. Latin). English is proba ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

The Fox River Ecosystem

In the Fox River there are many different living and non-living things that help control the population of animals and plants for the ecosyste ... the next few paragraphs I will explain certain things that are in the Fox River Ecosystem that are living and also non-living. Also I will describe some interactions between species and their environ ... stem of the Fox River.There are many biotic components in the Fox River. Biotic is another word for living organism. Some of the biotic organisms that I have found at the Fox River are crickets, ducks ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


overall problem is being treated. Health is defined as the overall sound condition or function of a living organism at a particular time, or freedom from disease or defect. The only way a medical doct ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Genetic Engineering

pulations of Mendel and his laws of "heredity", a good deal of research has been done on what every living organism is composed of. In 1951, three scientists discovered the key factor of this research ... l which carries the hereditary instructions (the "blueprint") which determines the formation of all living organisms. Genes, the organizers of inheritance, are composed of DNA. Several years ago this ...

(8 pages) 74 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

HIV/AIDS What is being done about it ?

HIV will eventually develop AIDS as a result of their HIV infection. When HIV finds a home within a living organism, it replicates (begins to make copies of itself) within this organism's cells. It ca ... HIV or Aids. UNAIDS estimates that at the end of 2003 there were 5.3 million people in South Africa living with HIV - 21.5% of the population.This table provided by AVERT.ORG explains the current stat ...

(5 pages) 153 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The benefits of cloning

The Benefits of CloningCloning involves taking a cell from a living organism and using it to create another organism with the same genetic coding. The alarming s ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A close look at Cloning

our existences.What is cloning? How did it get started? A clone is a genetic copy or a replica of a living organism. One way to make a clone, "as they do in the cattle business, is to split the cells ...

(5 pages) 47 1 4.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Definition of Cloning and Brief History

n original. It is a single cell or multi-cellular organism that is genetically identical to another living organism. Cloning can also occur when two genetically identical individuals are produced by a ...

(1 pages) 39 0 4.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetic Engineering.

enetic engineering is when the knowledge of genetics is applied to altering the genetic makeup of a living organism (Levine). Many people throughout history have contributed to the development of the ... n selective breeding of pea plants in the 1850s and 1860s demonstrated how traits were inherited in living organisms (Revolution 7). Mendel's work was essential in future scientists' discovery of Deox ...

(7 pages) 60 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Destruction of the Rain Forest.

fe, the animals lose their home, and new diseases and illnesses are being stirred up. If Earth is a living organism, we would be the viruses. The destruction of the rain forests can not be ignored any ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry