Essays Tagged: "organs"

Optical Illusions

al, but after a few minutes of thinking about it, you find it distorted? The brain and eyes are two organs that work together constantly. Two sources feed visual information to the brain:the eyes and ...

(2 pages) 150 2 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays


ful in cases such as producing animals with human body systems that could be used for transplanting organs. It can be a valuable asset to our society in that way. It can be harmful if it is opened for ... produce the genes, but to be able to transfer them and to study them. It would be possible to study organs of the human body to learn how they can alter them to cause them to regenerate after injury. ...

(2 pages) 88 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

A Rock Concert

es, outside the coliseum. Every time the bass drum was struck, I could feel the repercussion in the organs within my chest. It even made my teeth chatter. The concrete floor beneath me seemed to move ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


end the university of wisconsin-nand attend the university of wisconsin-and bustle. Horns, guitars, organs, drums, emanating from smoke-filled clubs and bar rooms, fill nand attend the university of w ...

(4 pages) 102 3 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Mummification What is the process of mummification described in detail

dead would live a happy after-life.The process of mummification takes many days and steps. The organs were preserved, because each organ had a special protector. In the preparation of the mummy, ... The brain came out in small pieces, and was very hard to remove entirely.The process of removing organs was known as evisceration. The first step was the creating of a five-inch incision, which ex ...

(5 pages) 150 4 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

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.

In the Article "Yes, Let's Pay for Organs", Time (May 17, 1999) the author, Charles Krauthammer, questions if it is right for humans to ... 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 toward funeral expense ... ward funeral expenses for the donor's family. They are hoping that paying people will bring in more organs. Krauthammer argues that while $300 is a generous offer, it can not be the same compensation ...

(3 pages) 138 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ith the developments of new drugs it may become treatable. Leukemia originates in the blood-forming organs which may include the lymph tissue and bone cells. In a person with leukemia the rate and the ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


TB is a disease that can cause a serious illness and can damage a person's organs. Every year more than 25,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with TB disease. That's only a ... lly break out. At this time TB is active then it becomes TB disease. It can now affect the system's organs. A person can have TB disease shortly after being infected with TB germs if the person's immu ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Premature Infancy

or even bright light. This occurs because many babieshave fully-developed senses and underdeveloped organs, which may become a problem,since the brain may not be developed well enough to be able to di ... to panic and lose control of its actions.The main underdeveloped parts of a premature baby are its organs, chiefly thelungs and the brain. The lungs are developed in the last few weeks of pregnancy, ...

(5 pages) 99 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Shylock Antisemitism

Paper # 1- Topic (7)"I am a Jew/ Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs/ dimensions, senses, affections, passions; fed with/ the same food, hurt with the same weapon ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.0 May/2002

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

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

between 1794 and 1830. Lamarck suggested that species evolvethrough the use or disuse of particular organs. In the classic example a giraffe that stretches itsneck slightly to reach higher leaves will ...

(13 pages) 698 4 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Holistic Care: Are we treating the Patient or the condition?

s for the procedure in the United States alone (Heffron, T. G., 1993).Due to shortages of available organs for donation/transplantation, specifically livers, once againscience has come to the rescue.A ... cause of complications linked to finding a suitable donor. Before live organ donation mostavailable organs were harvested/transplanted from cadavers. This procedure has problems of itsown. Complicatio ...

(8 pages) 226 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Communications Decency Act, The Fight For Freedom of Speech on the Internet

nything offensive as measured by contemporary community standards,sexual or excretory activities or organs.....shall be fined $250,000 if the person(s) is/areunder 18....... imprisoned not more than t ...

(6 pages) 112 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

This is a general essay regarding cancer. The topic was to research and write about cancer.

s are abnormal, dividing without any sort of control or order. The cells can spread and harm nearby organs; they can also enter the bloodstream, or lymphatic system, spreading to form new tumors in ot ...

(6 pages) 303 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Why genetic engeneering is bad. An opinion paper

ople, genetic engineering is a hope of new beginnings, looking for such problems as the shortage of organs, to which the perspective would be positive and mostly everyone would be looking forward for ...

(5 pages) 113 0 3.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


cells could be extracted and used to grow whatever cells or tissues a person might need, even whole organs. Those against allowing the cloning argue that it is unethical to create human embryos for th ...

(4 pages) 126 0 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Life-span development chap 4 notes

to 8 weeks after conception1. Cell differentiation intensifies, support systems for cells form and organs appears2. Attached zygote becomes embryo* Endoderm (digestive/respiratory systems)* Mesoderm ... as hair and nails)C.Fetal Period - 8 weeks after conception until birth1. Fetal size increases and organs start functioning2. Reflexes appear and there is sexual differentiationD.Miscarriage and Abor ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Lymphatic System

ependentparts. One is a network of lymphatic vessels. The otherpart is various lymphoid tissues and organs all over thebody. The functions of the Lymphatic System transportingfluids that have escaped ... of the Lymphatic System transportingfluids that have escaped from the blood vascular system,and the organs house phagocytic cells and lymphocytes.Lymphatic vessels are an elaborate system of drainagev ...

(2 pages) 98 2 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

United Nations

nal community. The year 1995 marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Organization.The UN has six main organs, listed below. All are based at UN Headquarters in New York, except the International Court o ... es on major issues. Occupying a central position in the UN,the Assembly receives reports from other organs, admits new Members, approves the budget and appoints the Secretary-General.The Security Coun ...

(17 pages) 363 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations


cture, that an animal's body structure is able to change during its life span. He also noticed that organs and muscles, which were used often, tended to become larger and stronger. On the contrary, th ...

(4 pages) 184 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin