Essays Tagged: "strain"

A Skeptic's Guide to Sports Medicine

medicine specialist, findinga good one can be trickyMost injuries such as a sprain, bruised hip, or strain can be handled by the family physician. If there is a compound fracture on the other hand, th ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Essay on the environment: looks specifically at deforestation issues and how to remedy the situation

environmental effects.Paper also requires tremendous amounts of power and water to be produced that strain already overburdened power plants and water tables. By straining these resources, the environ ... at potential for helping the environment. Currently, the bleaching process of paper places the most strain on the environment because it creates harmful waste products. By not whitening paper as much, ...

(10 pages) 341 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Life Outside Our Biosphere

ile balance of the Earth's ecosystem is constantly being disrupted. Overpopulation is placing heavy strain on the world's resources. We are burning all our fossil fuels to create the energy we need, a ... th, to colonies established either on other planets or on orbiting space stations. This will lessen strain on the world's land resources by providing more agricultural area, and will help solve proble ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The Ebola Virus

ing a mear 50% of it'svictims. It first broke out in 50 in MarburgGermany. Ebola Reston is the only strain of Ebolathat has been proven to transmit through the airand it's been the only Ebola not fata ... it through the airand it's been the only Ebola not fatal to humansonly monkeys. All the other known strains of Ebolaare transmitted by direct contact. The firstoutbreak of Ebola was in 1976 in Zaire A ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Flint Michigan

g with outside resources. The economy is hard if nearly impossible to predict, and this puts severe strain on a community that is dependent on one employer. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are exampl ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Truth and Consequences: taking Advantage of the Loser. On The Treaty of Versailles, Wilson's 14 Points, and their effects on World War I

Western CivilizationsAlthough the costs and strain that World War I placed on the countries involved init were unimaginable, the peace treaty Ge ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Gold mining Techniques

ut required a lot of skill. It worked by loading sediment onto the washing device which had a sieve(strain), and moving the pan to and fro until the heavier gold was separated from the dirt that was c ... r amounts of dirt to sift through.The cradle consisted of a wooden box that was on rockers, a metal strainer on top and two sloping shelves with thin slats of wood to trap grains of gold with the box. ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Primary conflicts compared in Faulkner's "Barn Burning" and Godwin's "a Sorrowful Woman". Written for RIT Writing and Lit 1 required course.

r, and beginning a new life for himself. The protagonist of A Sorrowful Woman is unable to bear the strain of her situation and chooses death as an escape.In Barn Burning, we are introduced to Sarty a ...

(12 pages) 121 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis; Outline

which cells storeprogram that they seem to pass from one generation to another.TransformationWhen a strain of information is passed to another, it is called transformation.The Transforming FactorDNA i ...

(6 pages) 89 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Social Security

problems not taken into account by the 'founding fathers', such as the baby boom generation and the strain it has put on all stages of society.Prior to 1935, there had been the Great Stock Market Cras ...

(5 pages) 223 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Spain, England, France, German States, And Russian during the 1700s

s.- Although Philip ruled a worldwide empire and Spain was the strongest nation in Europe, signs of strain began to appear.- Wars, inflation, and poor economic management weakened the country's econom ... agriculture's production capacities, and food shortages and famines became common. Such growth also strained the guild system that governed the activities of merchants and craftworkers in the towns.- ...

(12 pages) 116 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Ebola Virus - information on the virus **School Essay**

a mere 50% of it's victims. It first broke out in '50 in Marburg, Germany. Ebola Reston is the only strain of Ebola that has been proven to transmit through the air and it's been the only Ebola not fa ... through the air and it's been the only Ebola not fatal to humans only monkeys. All the other known strains of Ebola are transmitted by direct contact. The first outbreak of Ebola was in 1976 in Zaire ...

(2 pages) 70 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Othello's tragic flaw is his own feelings of insuperiority. Iago manipulates Othello by use of this tragic flaw. Discuss, with close reference to the text

is never rude in his speech, he does allow his eloquence to suffer when he is put under increasing strain by Iago's plots. In the final moments of the play, Othello regains his composure and, once ag ...

(8 pages) 263 0 4.6 Mar/2003

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

Comments on the Taoist idea of Wu Wei and Yin and Yang. How does one accomplish anything by it?

our private egos and conscious efforts yield to a power not their own." Those of wu wei act without strain, convince without arguing, and achieve without violence or pressure. It is a state of enlight ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Advantages of Television

well as health shows and sports for adults. One can even watch movies at home and thus the time and strain one has to take to buy tickets or go to the theater is saved. A person who is worned out from ...

(2 pages) 10980 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

World population and it's effects on our environment.

9 billion, 13 billion by 2050. Natural resources are already under increasing pressure and feel the strain of supplying 6 billion people with the necessities of a decent life. Resources are consumed m ...

(3 pages) 161 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Marcel Duchamp and Max Enrst and Dadaism!

ition of what happens in the world we live in and know more than any causality...if I do propose to strain a little bit the laws of physics...it is because I would like you to think them unstable to a ... unlinked but still related, albeit non-linearly; and finally, (4) Duchamp tells us that he wants to strain laws of physics and mathematics (Newtonian cause and effect) to let us know that, from Poinca ...

(11 pages) 109 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Valentine poem.

eginwarming the lotioncaressing your facegently massagingpressing the magical pointsthat releasethe strain from your eyesthe pressure from your mindthe tightness from your mouththe tension in your jaw ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This is an issue paper for AP Politics dealing with an issue that would change policy of the plea bargaining system.

ow down the system. An increased number of criminal trials would also be too costly and would put a strain on resources. In the past, Attorney General Dick Thornburgh introduced a similar directive. I ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Discription of the Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964. Including the Environmental science that caused it to happen.

he ground shakes, the more damage will occur as structures first weaken and then collapse under the strain. The long period of shaking doubtless caused much of the ground failure that was observed fro ...

(3 pages) 91 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science