Essays Tagged: "Eye Color"

Near & Farsightedness, What are visual defects and how common are they?

        The human eye does alot more than allowing you tosee. It is very complex and has many parts and features ... nd featureswhich can have defects. However, to understand defectsyou must first know how the eye works.        First light passes through the cornea, which is thetransparent ... rst light passes through the cornea, which is thetransparent part of the sclera, or white of the eye, which iscomposed of tough fiberous tissue. Behind the sclera is awatery fluid called the ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


' refers to a group of inherited conditions. People with albinismhave little or no pigment in their eyes, skin, or hair. They have inherited genes that do notmake the usual amounts of a pigment called ... ects people from all races. Most children with albinism are born toparents who have normal hair and eye color for their ethnic backgrounds. Albinism isfound on the eleventh chromosome, section q, loci ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pros and cons of improving humans by genetic engineering.

lly altering the gene (What is germline DNA?, 2003). Somatic engineering can result in a change of eye color, intelligence, etc. (What is germline engineering). Germline engineering causes your chil ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

DNA finger Printing Facts and progress of DNA finger printing. Facts of all DNA finger printing up to 2003.

The genetic material that makes up a persons inherited features (sex, eye color and blood type) is called DNA. (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) DNA is a long molecule that is made ...

(3 pages) 139 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Cloning: The Future of the World?

s have always wanted to improve certain aspects of their lives, be it their jobs, their cars, their eye color, and hey, some might even opt to reproduce themselves if possible. So when the topic of cl ... s based on specific predetermined traits. For example, although many parents would love to know the eye color, sex and frame of their future child, many argue that this is not something people should ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Billy Budd An analysis of the handsome sailor and the cost of naviety.

that everything is not as it may first appear.Billy Budd is a gorgeous creature, said to be "welkin eyed." Implying an intense slate blue eye color and blonde hair. Our chiseled specimen has an ora of ...

(6 pages) 61 2 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Definition Of Beauty In A Personal Perception.

efines what is beautiful? By society's standards, you must possess specific characteristics such as eye color, height, weight, and other superficial standards. Beauty is subjective to the will of man ... ded and been cast aside. Beauty is often erroneously defined by the cliché "Beauty Is In The Eye Of the Beholder.", again being based on physical aesthetics. The fallacy in this definition can ...

(2 pages) 198 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Human Cloning: A technology that replaces Humanity

s tell the cell what to do (DuPrau, 1999 p. 6). Genes determine characteristics such as hair color, eye color, and height. Whether a child has a nose like its mother or hands like its father, whether ...

(5 pages) 126 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

The Nature vs. Nurture Debate

        Nature is our genetic gift; it determines our basic physical layout, hair and eye color. It determines the types of emotions and motivations we can experience like happiness, sad ...

(1 pages) 179 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Science, How is an eye like a camera?

How is a camera like an eye?Any eye is like a camera in many ways, like if it is dark an eye's pupil will open up to let mor ... d in a camera you have to open the lens to let more light so you get a clear photo. The lens is the eye of the camera. Its function is to bring light from the subject into focus on the film. A camera ... er with the shutter, the lens controls the amount of light that enters the camera.Which part of the eye controls the amount of light entering?It is the Iris. This is the part of the eye which is respo ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Are traits transmitted from parents to children physical only or can they be cultural as well?" Explain

human behavior are inherited, these traits can be either physical or cultural: simple features like eye color, and complex processes such as language, temperament, and aggression. Heredity and environ ...

(2 pages) 40 2 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Editorial on Over Population In the U.S.

d dog new tricks," dysfunction can be passed on as easily and as reliably as genetic traits such as eye color or vulnerability to cancer.- Though it may seem unnatural, it might be in the best interes ...

(5 pages) 63 2 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Definition Of Beauty From a Personal Perspective

question, who really defines what is and isn't beautiful? One old proverb states, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." There are thousands of interpretations of pure beauty, differing with each per ... beauty, our definition would be based solely on the physical appearance of a being. Weight, height, eye color, hair color, accessories, all superficial standards. Yet to me, beauty is much more broad ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Is intelligence innate? Nature v Nurture.

e concepts, relationships, and abstract symbols.Scientists have known for years that traits such as eye color and hair color are determined by specific genes encoded in each human cell. The Nature The ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

So what makes a person attractive?

round superficial characteristics of a human such as: body type, facial structure, and even hair or eye color. The general conception of this physical beauty revolves around a slender muscular build a ... ractive can not possibly be congruent with everybody else. It seems that beauty is, in fact "In the eye of the beholder".

(2 pages) 27 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Nature VS Nurture

nes, the traits that we exhibit. A person is the way they are due to their genetic makeup. Like our eye color, hair color, size. Twin studies prove that we are born with more traits than we think. Two ...

(2 pages) 133 0 2.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


ADAPTATIONS "¢Skin color, eye color & hair color are all evidence of natural selection at work, as humans have adapted in ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Racial Prejudice and Our Children

o understand the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. First, she divided the class according to eye color. Next, she wrote the word "melanin" on the blackboard. Mrs. Elliott explained to her class ... n" on the blackboard. Mrs. Elliott explained to her class that melanin was the chemical that caused eye, skin, and hair color. She told them that this chemical also causes intelligence. Therefore, bro ...

(6 pages) 50 0 1.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Holocaust Museum

d not deserve to exist. They tried to do this very scientifically by measurements, facial features, eye color comparisons, and other features.4. In a different part of the exhibit, was the listing of ... nd the little bits of the diary everywhere. It was a lot different to see the holocaust through the eyes of a child.3. This is a well known quote, and I thought about it a little bit, and I started to ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Genetic engineering 3

organism has two sets of character determinants, genes (Stableford 16). For instance, in regards to eye color, a child could receive one set of genes from his or her father that were encoded one blue, ... brown genes. The conclusion is that the child would have a three out of four chance of having brown eyes and a one out if four chance of having blue eyes (Stableford 16). Inside every person is ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology