Essays Tagged: "Mosquito"


e called Plasmodium that is transmitted from one human to another by the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. In humans, the parasites migrate to the liver where they mature and release another form ... re Symptoms of Malaria.The disease is a major health problem in much of the tropics and subtropics. Mosquitoes produce themselves near lakes, ditches, and swamps. They also like to situate themselves ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

The giant lives on. Speaks of the Tlingit Legend, "How Mosquitoes Came To Be"

The Giant Lives OnEvery time I read the Tlingit Legend, 'How Mosquitoes Came To Be,' there are certain questions that come to mind about where the legend came fr ... tanding the problems with humans and giants, which I might add is still being dealt with today with mosquitoes everywhere.My first question, if this giant was the only one on the planet, seemed answer ... ty of this legend and the author, but that is something that has to be considered when reading 'How Mosquitoes Came To Be.'I did a little research about this legend, curious about who wrote it and whe ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

It's an essay on Elephantiasis.

nly known as elephantiasis. Elephantiasis is the late phase of filariasis. Filariasis is a tropical mosquito born parasitic disease causing obstruction of the lymph vessels. In some people the presenc ... o infective larvae in the insect, which is the intermediate host. These hosts are various genera of mosquitoes, notably A?des, Anopheles, and Culex. Within 10 to 11 days after ingestion by a human ski ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Muhammad ali biography.

rhymes on the run could very well qualify him as the first rapper) or the witticism ("If Ali says a mosquito can pull a plow, don't ask how. Snag him up!"). At the press conferences, the reporters wer ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


IntroductionMosquitoes: the carrier of disease, the sultan of annoyance, the clever anti-coagulants its whiner m ... ill flow freely into its gut. Sounds innocuous to most but deadly to others. Do not speak about the mosquito's mouth, which is designed to furtively slip through human flesh. Nothing about the itchy f ... n flesh. Nothing about the itchy feeling as the body tries to decompose and eliminate chemicals the mosquito (refer to appendix a) injected during the bite. Not a word about the grave diseases that co ...

(11 pages) 86 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The case of Claus von Bulow.

pper class contacts.In 1940, Claus was sent out of the country to England in the belly of a British Mosquito Bomber. Claus went to Trinity College in Cambridge and graduated in 1946. In the 1950's, Cl ...

(10 pages) 41 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay was written about my grandfather, for the "Stories my Grandparents told me" essay contest.

rimanding my ear. He also repeats stories many times, because his memory is equivalent to that of a mosquito. I have to thank him three times for any gift, which is always money, because if I don't, h ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Anopheles Quadrimaculatus - Common malaria mosquito; Effect of an introduced species on foreign land

hin a period of 10 days. What may come as a shock, is that I'm talking about a small Common Malaria Mosquito.Also known as the Anopheline Mosquito, these Malaria carrying parasites have been with us s ... n with us since the dawn of time. They probably originated in Africa along with mankind. Fossils of mosquitoes up to 30 million years old show that malaria was present well before written history. The ...

(3 pages) 39 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Yellow Fever

bovirus, a small virus which belongs to the flavivirus group, which is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Humans and monkeys are the primary animals to be infected and are both hosts in the transm ... and are both hosts in the transmission cycle. Several different species of the Aedes and Haemogogus mosquitoes transmit this virus. They are found near houses, jungles, and a combination of both envir ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

An essay on human adaptability. it talks about evolution of the human person.

e have the adaptabilityMoments before its life is abruptly ended, a particularly sneaky and cleaver mosquito pushes its needle into the back of a man who lives in Africa. Unfortunately for our African ... es its needle into the back of a man who lives in Africa. Unfortunately for our African friend, the mosquito carried with it the disease known as malaria. More unfortunately was the fact that the mala ...

(8 pages) 84 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

A funny and creative piece written from the persective of a cat who realizes he is a homosexual

d nothing exciting every happens. There's nobody else in the house but termites, and the occasional mosquito who finds his way inside. So, I just think about things any typical 2 year old cat would th ...

(3 pages) 35 1 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A story entitled "Yellow" 2,413 words

Tall green fields of corn spanned for miles in between the gridlines of highways and dirt roads. A mosquito, finishing the last few tastes of a groundhog vein, spread its miniscule wings and took off ... icent blue sky had no visual appeal to the insect. The air was warm and the field was peaceful. The mosquito continued flying towards the edge of the field where a deep ditch lay. When it reached the ...

(10 pages) 101 3 4.8 Jan/2005

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

Comparison of two poems

With an almost identical name, the two poems, "Mosquitoes" by David Campbell and "Mosquito" by John Updike share the theme on mosquitoes. However, ... th composers had used different language techniques and tone to express their differing opinions on mosquitoes. Whereas Campbell describes mosquitoes as "our babies", Updike displays mosquitoes in a m ... em into manageable parts. As for the poetic devices, the most common ones used are metaphor, as in "mosquitoes are blood relations", simile, "they work like surgeons" and personification, "stealing th ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The most effective endings lea

lead us to think again about what we have finished reading,' this is a true statement of the novel Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux, as the ending is imperative to actually push the point of the novel. ... atest challenge is to overcome his father, his mentor.Allies final scene on the turtle beach on the Mosquito Coast is the one that Theroux thinks out extremely well. The Fox family had paddled downstr ...

(2 pages) 723 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mosquitoes Through History

No man or beast has caused more human deaths than the dreaded mosquito. Scientists estimate that malaria alone has killed about one half of all the humans who hav ... arth. With the diseases these vectors transmit including dengue, encephalitis and yellow fever, the mosquito is responsible for millions of deaths every year. It is no surprise that the World Health O ... ation declared these pests as "public health enemy number one." Because of the lethal potential the mosquito possesses, its influence in the course of history cannot be ignored. From the time of the e ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

West Nile and the Mosquito

flavivirus which is closely related to St. Louis encephalitis. The virus can infect humans, birds, mosquitoes, horses and various other mammals. The Wes Nile Virus is tied almost directly to my major ... . The Wes Nile Virus is tied almost directly to my major because its main way of transmission is by mosquitoes which are pests. My major is Integrated Pest Management, there are hundreds of IPM agents ...

(6 pages) 1479 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

'The most important factor in improving public health was always in the role of the government.' Do you think this true of the period from Ancient Egypt to the end of the Middle Ages?

asic personal hygiene, but they had not connected some things with hygiene. For instance, they used mosquito nets but these were just to prevent the bites, not to prevent malaria. Priests were very cl ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Risk Assesment

to the birds and the fishes. The wetlands unfortunately, also serve as the breeding grounds of the mosquitoes. These mosquitoes are inflicting West Nile Virus on the people that visit there (Ryan &am ... risk. Another concern using the insecticide (Zaidi, 2007)Malathion will cause the predators of the mosquitoes to die and harm the ecosystem. Authorities have concluded that a long-term risk to the en ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Description of the Nile Virus With a Twist

ile Virus is? You don't? Well, listen, err, read very carefully. He is your unfriendly neighborhood mosquito who makes people sick. Make people sick? Yes, because he is carrying a virus, a very tiny p ... Virus when he lands on your skin and give him a big high five. Also, ask your mom or dad to buy you mosquito repellent that suits your age (MDPH, 2009). The best way to prevent being infected by Mr. N ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

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Miriam College High SchoolA Comparative Study of Natural Alternatives of Commercial Mosquito RepellantsIn partial fulfillment of the requirements inScience II: BiologyKathlyn Jean F. A ... ocFebruary 17, 2014CHAPTER III: METHODOLOGYProblemWhat is the most efficient natural alternative to mosquito repellants?HypothesisIf citronella is used as a mosquito repellant, then little to no mosqu ... .Cinnamon oil2 tbsp.ProcedureThe study aims to compare the effectiveness of certain natural mosquito repellants and, at the same time, identify which substance can be used as a repellant. The ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays