Essays Tagged: "fibers"

OJ and why he was guilty

and hair, Nicole's blood and hair, and Ron's blood and hair. DNA testing is 99.9 percent accurate. Fibers were also found on the glove that came from O.J.'s shirt and his Bronco(Trudau, 122).Other ev ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


as far back as theJamestown settlers, around 1611, who used hempproduced from the marijuana plant's fibers to makerope and canvas. It was also used in making clothingbecause of it's durability. These ...

(2 pages) 90 0 5.0 Feb/1997

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

My Poor House

with portraits of family members and friends, which hung neatly in their fancy wooden frames. The fibers of the recently vacuumed carpet stood at attention displaying how clean they were. The varni ...

(2 pages) 269 3 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Marijuana for medicinal purposes

ees. Marijuana can produce about 4 times the amount of paper per acre than trees, and twice as many fibers per acre than cotton. (Hempnet 1) Hearst was well aware of this and moved to ban Marijuana. M ...

(6 pages) 169 0 4.7 Jan/1997

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

Dr. develops No calorie fat substitute

earch Unit in Peoria III invented a no-calorie fat substitute called Z-Trim. It is a mix of crushed fibers made from the hulls of grains. It can replace the fat and some of the carbohydrates in foods ... he new substitute does not have those affects. Inglett says that you should eat more of the kind of fibers that make up Z-Trim to reduce the chances of getting intestinal disorders.But there are some ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Human Brain and Learning

re changing the structure and chemistry of their brains. To make connections, dendrites--threadlike fibers that extend from the neuron--reach out and grow together. If information can be processed in ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

An informative essay about Marijuana. Facts on uses. Not much rebuttal

and I refer to the plant as "Mary Jane". Typically Mary Jane is extremely short, produces very poor fibers, and has high THC concentration in its buds. Hemp plants, Mary Jane's brothers, are distingui ... distinguished by towering over thirteen feet high, poor production of THC, and exceptionally strong fibers. Hemp is a largely ignored plant because of the bad rap that its sister gets as a vice, gener ...

(6 pages) 128 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Spiders": a mini-report for a high school biology class

ider. The exoskeleton is made of cuticle, a material composed of a combination of protein and tough fibers called chitin. The cuticle forms thin layers stacked on top of one another, an arrangement th ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Hiking Boot Impacts on Woodland Trails" by Fred R. Kuss.

is moderately well drained. The AII horizon was covered with a layer composed of tightly interwoven fibers known as a mor humus layer.The study was conducted on a series of plots that were separated b ...

(2 pages) 42 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biology notes on "The Muscular System."

at the same time. If they moved at the same time your bones wouldn't move anywhere. There are small fibers called myofibrils, which are within each larger muscle fiber. The myofibrils, in turn, contai ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Eukaryotic Cells, all organelles explained with functions.

with the transportation of vesicles around the cell. The cytoskeleton is made up of three types of fibers: microtubules, microfilaments, and intermediate filaments. Microtubules appear as rods in a c ...

(4 pages) 106 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Sickle cell anemia.

l as the normal hemoglobin, but when the oxygen level is low, the Hb S molecules join to form stiff fibers. These fibers distort the shape of the red blood cells making them long and curved, thus labe ...

(4 pages) 94 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

This essay about marijuana.

far back as the Jamestown settlers, around 1611, who used hemp produced from the marijuana plant's fibers to make rope and canvas. It was also used in making clothing because of it's durability. Thes ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Cotton Gin

nder and as it spun round, the teeth would pass through small slits in a piece of wood, pulling the fibers of the cotton all the way through but leaving the unwanted seeds behind.This crudely made box ...

(8 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Muscle Fatigue

l causes the pH to decrease, which causes the cell to become acidic. The acids in muscles cause the fibers' calcium-binding capacity to decrease, which then limits muscle contraction, which causes mus ... gue involves the motor units, such as motor neurons, peripheral nerves, motor endplates, and muscle fibers. There are two different sites where repeated contractions may cause muscle fatigue. One is t ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Optical Networks

for telecommunication and networking because it is flexible and can be bundled as cables. Although fibers can be made out of either plastic or glass, the fibers used in long-distance telecommunicatio ... lection within the material. This is an important property that eliminates signal crosstalk between fibers within the cable and allows the routing of the cable with twists and turns.In telecommunicati ...

(3 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Muscle System

rocess happenMusclesYour muscles are made up of body tissue which consists of very very small fibers which make up your muscles and you also have ligaments which help your muscles move in the ri ... productive system, major blood vessels, and excretory system. Skeletal muscles are composed of long fibers surrounded by a membranous sheath, the sarcolemma. Since the Skeletal muscles are under contr ...

(2 pages) 108 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Public Relation Programm for Recycling in Athens 2004

s that otherwise be considered waste, sorting and processing recyclables into raw materials such as fibers, and manufacturing raw materials into new products. All these activities have become part of ...

(11 pages) 95 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Commentary:The Divine Image from the Songs of Innocence by William Blake

and peace. Human beings should acquire this sign of peace and respect for one another. These moral fibers are key traits of the divine image that is God. The Divine Image written by William Blake is ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


as chromosomes. The nucleolus disappears. Centrioles begin moving to opposite ends of the cell and fibers extend from the centromeres. Some fibers cross the cell to form the mitotic spindle.Prometaph ... ochores. Microtubules attach at the kinetochores and the chromosomes begin moving.Metaphase spindle fibers align the chromosomes along the middle of the cell nucleus. This line is referred to as the m ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science