Essays Tagged: "strains"

The Ebola virus

rus is a member of the negative stranded RNA viruses known as filoviruses. There are four different strains of the Ebola virus - Zaire (EBOZ), Sudan (EBOS), Tai (EBOT) and Reston (EBOR). They are very ...

(6 pages) 89 0 3.9 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Paper on the Vietnam experience from the book "Rumor of War"

sons like anyone else until they became victims of war's pressures. In Vietnam the intense physical strains of the jungle and the feeling of constant futility warped the judgments and actions of the c ...

(3 pages) 181 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


C at various potencies. It is smoked or eaten to produce the feeling of being 'high.' The different strains of this herb produce different sensual effects, ranging from a sedative to a stimulant.The t ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.8 Mar/1997

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

The Ebola Virus

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

In the Name of Malace or for Business. A look into computer virus

Computer viruses are every bit as insidious and destructive, and come in a vast variety of strains. A computer virus tears up your hard drive and brings down your network. However, computer ... own your network. However, computer viruses are almost always curable diagnosed, and cures for new strains are usually just a matter of days, not months or years, away.Virus, a program that 'infec ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Divorce, The Destruction of the American Family

used to be considered scandalous and immoral. This contributed to many marriages surviving despite strains. However, the more common divorce becomes, the more natural and expectable it seems. The Uni ...

(2 pages) 193 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Research papper on: The Nazi race policies were influenced by Darwin's theory and publications.

ene pool could be improved by using selective breeding similar to how farmers breed superior cattle strains. In the formulation of their racial policies, Hitler's government relied heavily upon Darwin ...

(4 pages) 111 1 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Ebola Virus

f not only the ebola virus, but any othervirus that might enter your body. There are five different strains fromthe Ebola family identified being Ebola Zaire, Sudan, Reston, Marburg andthe latest (fou ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


in Zaire. Since its discove ry, therehave beenfour outbreaks of this disease. There are three known strains, ofvariations of ebola.There is no known cure for this disease(2).Ebola has become one of th ... Thisis followed by a painful death that usually occurs within threeweeks(18).There are three known strains of The virus. Ebola Zaire,ebola Sudan, and ebola Reston. EbolaZaire is the most lethal ofthe ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Your Bones in Space

s navigate inthis gravitational field, endowed with ability to adapt as needed undervarious stress, strains and available energy requirement. The systemconsists of Bone a highly specialized and dynami ... tion of tension and pressureon bone cells themselves. It is possible that gravitational and muscularstrains on the skeletal system cause friction between bone crystalswhich creates bioelectrical field ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

In what ways is "To a Skylark" by Shelly a typical romantic poem?

birds singing to emphasise thebeauty and perfection of the poem 'Pourest thy full heart, In profusestrains of unpremeditated art' (L4-5). The poet is full of poetry whichpours from his heart without ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Ebola Virus. In depth research paper about the Ebola Virus. Disscusses infection, spread, mortality rates, different strains and outbreaks.

2). While there are three different viruses that fit in this family, there are also three different strains of the ebola virus: Sudan, Zaire, and Reston. Reston has its own classification in the filov ... is not as lethal as the other two, and because it has mutated to become airborne. Out of the three strains of ebola, Reston is the only one that is not lethal to humans. It is only lethal to monkeys. ...

(5 pages) 223 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

The Effects of Physical Punishment to Modify Undesireable Behavior in Children. This essay explains the negative effects of using physical punishment on children.

ishment and children who grow up to be abusive adults. Also, modeling violent behavior for children strains relationships they have with others. It is generally seen that children raised with violent ...

(2 pages) 163 2 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Critically analyse one theory to explain the global political economy" I examined the Dependency Theory.

needed to defined dependency theory and as you will read discovered no one set definition but many strains. I have tried to cover the core ideas but realise that there are many threads to any theory. ... ical writers add to the theory itself. In studying the literature on dependency theory one can find strains that clearly date back into Marxist rhetoric. Dependency evolved in the post-war era and cam ...

(10 pages) 435 3 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

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

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

Title: "Should humans attempt to protect all species?"

ecies for food, clothing, wood, medicines and other necessities and comfort of living. Domesticated strains of crop plants and animals are continually interbred with their wild "cousins" to introduce ... al world rich with an abundance of varied and often beautiful life-forms. Furthermore, domesticated strains of crop plants and animals are continually interbred with their wild "cousins" to introduce ...

(21 pages) 359 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Benefits and Risks of Transgenic Crops.

ecisely control various characteristic of crops, thus enabling as to modify crops to more desirable strains. Such control over the genetic traits of crops can bring about enormous economical and medic ... ase in numbers and eventually disrupt the bio-diversity of the eco-system. Also, these advantageous strains may cause adverse effect on the non-target organisms, especially pollinators and biological ...

(3 pages) 126 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Living Drugs: application of genetically modified viruses in cancer treatment.

mbinant technology, we can expect to create biological therapeutic agents from genetically modified strains of viruses that can overcome difficulties and side effects of existing chemo-therapeutic age ... void such disastrous consequences including accidental and unintentional creation of new and deadly strains of pathogens, it is necessary to use careful consideration and government monitoring of the ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Genetically modified (GM) Food Should Not Be Banned.

the genetically modification to increase the efficiency of improving the breeds of animals and the strains of crops. Wheat, for example, was cultivated, through selective breeding, from an almost no- ...

(3 pages) 129 4 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Agriculture Sector In INDIA.

"There is nothing in today's global market that buffers it against the social strains arising from highly uneven economic development within and between the world's diverse socie ...

(9 pages) 157 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies