Essays Tagged: "most commonly used"


e are using drugs then ever before and there is no decrease in the amount of drug users. One of the most commonly used drugs is marijuana. In todays world marijuana is growing and is looking to be leg ... for medical uses only but that will lead to many other problems in the near future.Marijuana is the most used drug in the U.S. besides tobacco. Marijuana gives people the feeling they like and want bu ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.2 Jan/1997

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

How Magnets Affect Computer Disks

How Magnets Affect Computer DisksBackGround One of the most commonly used Computer data storaged mediums is a ComputerDisk or a Floppy. These are used in e ... floppies are not a verysafe media for storage, even though they are convienient. Some of the most commonly used diskettes are by 3M and Sony and other suchcompanies. The floppies are sold in bo ... 720 KB (kilobytes) and 1.44 MB(megabytes). Floppies also have different sizes, 3.5' and 5.25'. The most commonly usedfloppy is usually 3.5'. It is not soft and cannot be bent, where as a 5.25' disk i ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Nuclear Power

sion can take place in many different kinds of atoms. This explanation uses Uranium - 235, the atom most commonly used in nuclear reactors. The Uranium atom has many protons, thus making it unstable. ... boiler. The difference lies in the reactor, where the heat is generated by fissioning material. The most common of reactors is the pressurized water reactor; however, there are many other types.The pr ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.6 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How to prevent youth alcohol abuse, an indepth report

by underage drinkers is a persistent public health problem in the United States, and alcohol is the most commonly used drug among adolescents. Accordingly, numerous approaches have been developed and ... ubsequently, initiation rates begin to slow again (Kosterman et al. 2000). Moreover, alcohol is the most commonly used drug among adolescents. For example, among eighth-grade students (who are ages 13 ...

(22 pages) 458 0 4.7 Nov/2002

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

"The Bah'a'i Faith" I choose the faith for a research paper, which is most popular in the middle east. sources included

Although many people have never heard of any Bah'a'is the Bah'a'i faith is the 2nd most widespread religion. Christianity is the 1st(The Bah'a'is 5). It is the youngest independent re ... ly diverse and believe that they represent a cross-section of the world. A nine-pointed star is the most commonly used symbol to represent the Bah'a'i community. The Faith is so popular because it is ... w to do the same (The Bah'a'i Newsreel).The beliefs of the Bah'a'is are based upon moral values, as most religions are. They strongly believe in being humble and sharing the prosperity that they might ...

(5 pages) 75 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Vocal Classifications (Fach System) describes the many different types of singing voices.

way to classify singers' voices.Vocal parts are an easy way to categorize different voices and are most commonly used in choirs. Choral music is usually written for four different parts. In a four-pa ... ower sopranos will sing the soprano 2 part. The same goes for altos, tenors, and basses.Originally, most singers fell comfortably within one of the basic voice types. Since the middle of the nineteent ...

(9 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Lethal Injection.

enalty is considered by many to be the ultimate form of punishment for those who have committed the most shocking crimes. Methods of execution have changed along with time periods. The idea of someone ... soners are being executed changes. In America and other countries, lethal injection is becoming the most commonly used form of capital punishment. More than 3,700 men and women were serving death sent ...

(6 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Medicinal Marijuana's Effect on the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS.

rest of the body's functioning. Chemotherapy involves the intravenous administration of some of the most powerful and toxic chemicals used in medicine. These drugs attack cancer cells quite effectivel ... ut unfortunately, they are also very efficient at killing healthy cells within the body.Some of the most commonly used drugs in chemotherapy are cisplatin, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, a ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Solar power: photovoltaics The journey from photons to electrons

) cells are made of special materials called semiconductors such as silicon, which is currently the most commonly used. Basically, when light strikes the cell, a certain portion of it is absorbed with ... ons because they aren't tied up in a bond -- their neighbors aren't holding them back. As a result, most of these electrons do break free, and we have a lot more free carriers than we would have in pu ...

(6 pages) 45 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The Legalization of Marijuana.

a should not acknowledge requests for the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana being one of today's most commonly used drug, its legalization would cause serious damage to the economy of the United St ... ous damage to the economy of the United States. Although there are several benefits, I believe that mostly chaos would come from the acceptance of these demands.Those for the legalization of marijuana ...

(7 pages) 225 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Drug abuse in Canada.

drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even Cigarettes. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug. In 2001, it was used by 76 percent of current illicit drug users. T ... of current illicit drug users. The extermination of these illegal drugs has always been one of the most crucial dilemmas among all the other worldwide issues. Most of the teenagers that are involved ...

(7 pages) 72 1 2.7 Nov/2003

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


es and culture.Globalization has come into common usage since the 1980's. Nowadays it is one of the most commonly used terms. But what does globalization mean? The term refers to the process through w ...

(1 pages) 94 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Representation of teenagers in films

ays that would attract that group. There are loads of different ways of marketing films. One of the most commonly used ones is a trailer. Trailers can be seen on T.V, videos, in the cinema and now eve ... what's going to happen in the film but you can normally tell its genre so you do have a fair idea. Most posters show the main characters and have the names of the actors and actresses on them. In mag ...

(9 pages) 69 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

History of country music

country music's growth at its birth, but the stereotype did notprevent it from becoming one of the most popular music forms of the 20thcentury. In fact, country music is one of the best-selling genre ... edover the past 100 years or so.To better understand country music, it is helpful to understand the mostcommonly used musical instruments in the genre. The fiddle (or violin) wasthe most common instru ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Critically assess the case of government support of small business, both in terms of business start - up and development

r business start-ups and small business development.2Main Part2.1Definition of small enterprisesThe most commonly used definition of small businesses can be found in the Companies Act 1985. It states ... lopment (R&D). R&D is a very costly process but it is substantial for a company to survive. Most of the small companies cannot afford this costly process and therefore the governments supports ...

(12 pages) 151 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ma Huang Paper about ephedra

bal compound that stood out to me, which was ma huang.Ma huang, also known as ephedra, is the plant most commonly used as a source of ephedra products. Ma huang is a popular dietary supplement in the ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Marijuana-A description of the drug and its aeffects.

Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. It is made from the dried leaves and flowering ... nol (THC). The plant has both male and female forms. The sticky flowers of the female plant are the most potent. Hashish is a similar drug prepared from the same plant. It differs from marijuana in th ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Waterfall and eXtreme programming Methodologies

manager may choose to use to accomplish or reach their desired goals for their company, but the two most commonly used in today's IT world are Waterfall and eXtreme programming.The Waterfall methodolo ... erfall methodology is very powerful but the least flexible of the methodologies. It is also one the most traditional methodologies used in software development today, a lot of companies base their suc ...

(4 pages) 129 0 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

In what way dose racism impact on the lives of Britain's black population

Racism is most commonly used to describe the belief that members of ones own race are superior physically, men ... and their status as British subjects asadministratively expedient. They were seen as first and foremost as units of easily accessible labour and little consideration was given to their needs for hous ...

(10 pages) 103 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What is Liposuction????

ce breast size in men with large breasts (gynecomastia) or to remove fat tumors (lipomas) but it is most commonly used for cosmetic body shaping.HISTORY OF LIPOSUCTIONThough liposuction is a relativel ... ONThough liposuction is a relatively new form of cosmetic surgery, it has, nevertheless, become the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the United States. Since it was first introduced in th ...

(10 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays