Essays Tagged: "National Academy of Sciences"

Diet and Cancer... What is the Link?

one killer. In the last 15 year alink between cancer and diet has been discovered by scientists.The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an organization of thenation's foremost scientists found evidenc ... ch done by NAS, theSurgeon General, Department of Agriculture and Health and HumanServices, and the National Institute of Health.Based mainly on the study by NAS done in 1982, the AmericanInstitute fo ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

It is called Global Hoax? A realistic view of global warming.

iberish, instead it is a look at hard facts for and against fear of global warming.According to the National Academy of Sciences, the Earth's surface temperature has risen by about 1 degree Fahrenheit ... duce fossil fuel usage, not by a few percent, but by over 60% or more. The end result of this multi-national treaty would cost billions of dollars and put millions out of work.And just how bad are thi ...

(3 pages) 173 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Autism: An essay for my abnormal Psych class outlining the disorder and its details

ery carefully, ask the parents about the development of the child, and then objectively follow internationally recognized criteria for diagnosis. Onset may occur at birth, or a child may have a period ... g from birth, as any other vision and audible tests, in order to test for autism. The report by the National Research Council, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences says that if children are diag ...

(6 pages) 225 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Effects of Illegal Immigration on the American Economy This essay focuses on the changes to the economy due to illegal immigration.

s great country he hears about.Since opening our borders to anybody and everybody would cost us our national identity, we must limit the number of immigrants accepted each year. This leads to illegal ... contribute to the society that has been their salvation. Based on fiscal estimates developed by the National Academy of Sciences for immigrants by age and education at arrival, the lifetime net fiscal ...

(3 pages) 509 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Helth care Report

Health Care Insurance is a family matter. Based on a study from the National Academy of Sciences almost 40 million people in this country lack health care insurance. Th ... o have poorer health and die prematurely, then those that do have health insurance.According to the National Academy of Sciences more than one in five families have at least one uninsured member. But ...

(4 pages) 193 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Human Cloning: Duplicating Disaster

, but on other animals, such as mice and sheep, there have been definite problems. According to the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C., recent research indicates that even though a clone ... died 10,000's of their genes. The researcher, whose findings are detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, said they found many of the genes were abnormal. How can we possibly r ...

(6 pages) 93 2 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Marijuana myths. an informing paper on the myths the government tells about the use of marijuana

was reviewed by a distinguished panel of scientists sponsored by the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences. Their results were published under the title, Marijuana and Health in ... ail to on the InterNet.SOURCES1) Marijuana and Health, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, 1982. Note: the Committee on Substance Abuse and Habitual Behavior of ...

(9 pages) 262 6 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Titration of vitamin c

ascorbic acid (C6H8O6), from sugars, man must ingest considerable quantities of this substance. The National Academy of Sciences recommends the consumption of 60 mg of ascorbic acid per day. Vitamin C ...

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Climate and Global Warming

er/astrological/or earth sciences classClimate and Global WarmingI. An IntroductionAccording to the National Academy of Sciences, the Earth's surface temperature has risen by about 1 degree Fahrenheit ... ively pursuing programs and policies that will result in greenhouse gas emission reductions. At the national level, the U.S. Global Change Research Program coordinates the world's most extensive resea ...

(7 pages) 299 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Global warming

Global WarmingAccording to the National Academy of Sciences, the Earth's surface temperature has risen by about 1 degree Fahrenheit ... many types of ecosystems. Deserts may expand into existing rangelands, and features of some of our National Parks may be permanently altered.Most of the United States is expected to warm, although su ...

(2 pages) 49 1 1.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Global Warming

e ecosystems could be permanently changed. These could be the effects of global warming. The National Academy of Sciences says the Earth's surface temperature has risen about 1 degree Farenhigh ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

National Academy of Sciences: Human Cloning

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) made headlines when it issued a broadside that would, if followed ... and destruction of human life--and renaming it "nuclear cell transplantation to produce stem cells(National)," a mind-numbing phrase designed to obfuscate the nature of the experiments. Moreover, it ... ED:"Advanced Cell Technology Reports." Academy of Sciences

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Contraceptive Clinics in Schools

n lead to social problems and brings about the continuous cycle of poverty. A research panel of the National Academy of Sciences spent two years studying adolescent pregnancy and they decided contrace ...

(4 pages) 10 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Animal Testing: The Benefits

"Animal Testing: The Benefits"� As a member of the National Academy of Sciences, I recently endorsed the report that supports the use of animals in res ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Elements and the Human Body - Calcium

lps digest fats.Recommended Daily Minimum RequirementsAccording to the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences, the recommendations for adequate intake of calcium are as follows: ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Global Warming – Elements of a Public Relations Plan

press briefing of 8 June 2005, White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan falsely claimed that the National Academies of Science holds that there are 'considerable uncertainties' regarding the scienc ... another that supports the status quo. (Schneider, 103)BP Amoco has been a leader in supporting international efforts to slow climate change. It has even announced voluntary cutbacks of its own carbon ...

(17 pages) 51 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Diversity Issues in Communication - Women in Engineering

medicine, in the law, in the natural sciences-but only 10% of the engineering workforce was female (National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2008). This means that engineering is, today, the mo ... eating behavior, resulting from low estimates of themselves, low expectations, and low aspirations (National Academy of Sciences, 1994).By 1930 or so, the bachelor's degree in engineering had become t ...

(6 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Technology and Management Functions

nology"Technology is the process by which humans modify nature to meet their needs and wants." (The National Academy of Sciences, 2009) Technology is that which is used to carry out plans or gather re ... ited States which is to have a production of over 30 billion gallons by the year of 2022. (BBI International Media, 2009) "Terrabon, L. L. C. was formed in 1995 to commercialize three technologies dev ...

(4 pages) 171 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

What are Herbicides? Q&A

2. How does it affect us?Herbicides have many negative effects on human health and the environment. National Cancer Research Institute stated herbicides as causes of certain cancers (i.e., cancers of ... isease. The risk of Parkinson's Disease has been shown to increase with exposure to herbicides. The National Academy of Sciences reported that infants and children, because of their developing physiol ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Animal Testing- Is it Good?

mething on a living subject. Additionally, the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences states that computers are unable to model interactions between molecule ... 1996). Attitudes Towards the Use of Animals in Psychological Research and Education: Results from a National Survey of Psychologists. American Psychologist, 51(11), 1167-1181.Ringach, D. (2010, March) ...

(9 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing