Essays Tagged: "Offspring"

Prevelant Issues in Surrogate Parenting

lly happens at the present time. The married couple obtains a child who is the husband's biological offspring- a child for whose existence both husband and wife can feel responsible.Surrogate parentin ...

(7 pages) 143 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Industrial Music

, when alternative becamemoredefined and broke off into categories, one specific type of alternativeoffspring,industrial music, made the best attempt in a decade to revive the longforgottenera of rock ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Eugenics Brief discussion of eugenics in America

opes of creating a better race of humans through the genes the parent generation passes down to the offspring. The term was used originally by Englishman Francis Galton in 1883 who, incidentally, was ... nics in the past. It is a seemingly innate characteristic of humans to want better things for their offspring if we have developed the ability to do that without negative side effects why should it be ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Huntington's disease

e of the victim's parents. Since the gene for HD is dominant, there is a 50% chance of a sufferer's offspring inheriting the disease. Because a victim usually does not begin to display symptoms until ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

ghtly to reach higher leaves will gain in neck length, and this small gain would be passedon to its offspring. Geoffroy, on the other hand suggested that the change was discontinuous,large in magnitud ... d suggested that the change was discontinuous,large in magnitude, and occurred at the production of offspring. However, these theories ofevolution were based on a priori explanations that offered no d ...

(13 pages) 698 4 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The Rise of The SS

of the SS, particularly the training and creation, lead to their brutal effectiveness?The SS was an offspring of the SA, the 'Sturmabteilung--Storm Detachment' (Höhne 17). The SA, originally desi ...

(9 pages) 68 0 4.7 Mar/1995

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

"To Clone or Not to Clone...That is the Question." This essay provides reasonable arguments going for human cloning.

g allows individuals of great genius or talent to be duplicated and infertile or homosexual couples offspring.First of all, cloning has a very positive medical perspective. "Cloning would help scienti ... can also have a shot at loving their own child by using the method of cloning. In addition, cloning offspring for people who cannot have them adds another advantage. When the once infertile pair ages, ...

(2 pages) 426 4 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Future of Human Evolution

Over time, these populations accumulated modifications, or adaptations, that allowed them and their offspring to survive better in their new environments. These modifications were the key to the evolu ... onary process is dependant on the understanding of how individuals pass on characteristics to their offspring. Genetics achieved its first foothold on the secrets of nature's evolutionary process when ...

(7 pages) 168 2 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Life-span development chap 3 notes

se they are superior in a number of ways* "survival of the fittest" - pass the superior genes on to offspringB.Sociobiology: relies on the principles of evolutionary biology to explain social behavior ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Essay analyzing Anne Bradstreet's The Author to Her Book; focuses on the complex attitude of the author towards her work.

egins by using words that allude to the idea of birth. Within line one, Bradstreet uses the phrase "offspring of my feeble brain" to show the closeness that she ties between the work of an author and ... he closeness that she ties between the work of an author and the authors themselves. Since the word offspring conveys a powerful meaning - a strong bond between two, a parent and a child, it shows tha ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Biology Test on Discrete Particle of Inheritance Model

yThe discrete particle of inheritance model impersonates sexual reproduction through generations of offspring. By manifesting gametes and consolidating them in fertilization a gauche model of what cou ... itance model because it inaugurates the separation of paternal and maternal genes for traits of the offspring. Some genes were dominant and some were recessive. The genes from the predecessors would a ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Multiple Births

only involves one child. The danger of premature birth also increasedwith the higher number of offspring that are involved. In many multiple births, not all ofthe children survived to childho ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Evolution of Primate Intelligence

ation and the ability to climb trees. An evolutionary trend in primates involves the development of offspring both before and after birth and their integration into complex social systems. Another tre ... er female primates for a year or more. The female does not usually come into estrus again until the offspring of the previous pregnancy is weaned. Primate infants are generally born fully furred and w ...

(7 pages) 223 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Effects of Family Structure of Origin on Offspring Cohabitation Duration

The Effects of Family Structure of Origin on Offspring Cohabitation DurationResearch has been done to understand if different family structures, ... has been done to understand if different family structures, or living situations, have an effect on offspring cohabitation duration. Research in such areas as divorce, living separations, parental edu ... he situations considered are: divorce and remarriage. Parental divorce has a negative effect on the offspring, but remarriage usually ameliorates some of the negative effects of divorce. According to ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Diviners: mother-daughter relationships

"My Hope Is Constant In Thee" (352-353)What gives a mother greater hopes than her offspring? To see in her child the hopes and dreams of the future while her own begin to fade with h ...

(7 pages) 50 0 2.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Animal Cloning

egg cell, is then cultured in the laboratory and implanted into the birth mother. Finally, a cloned offspring is born. Another main type of animal cloning is embryo cloning where one or more cells are ...

(2 pages) 126 2 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Vietnamese History

e beginning of formation of Viet nation from HUNG VUONG. These are stories on HONG BANG dynasty, on offspring of dragon and fairy, bag of hundred eggs, eighteen kings of Hung Vuong dynasty, Son Tinh - ... d custom, and used the method of knots tying in his administration. His crown was transferred in 18 offspring, all declared himself as Hung Vuong.It was unknown that based on what document the author ...

(19 pages) 126 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Surrogate Mothers - A report on how they are obtained, reasons to become surrogate mothers, methods of pregnancy, the laws, downfalls of surrogacy, and story of first surrogate baby.

lications. Both men and women can suffer from these complications which make them unable to produce offspring naturally. Learning that one is unable to have children can come as shocking news to an in ...

(9 pages) 102 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Molecular Biotechnology in Our Life

ethods. Chains of plants or animals were crossed to produce greater genetic variety. The hybridized offspring then were selectively bred to produce the desired traits. For example, for about 7000 year ... egg of a higher organism. Then the fertilized egg is implanted into a receptive female. Most of the offspring derived from the implanted eggs will have the cloned gene in all their cells. The animals ...

(9 pages) 217 2 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Basically a bookreport on Abbot's Flatland

and its history. He begins by telling us what Flatland and its people look like. He says that every offspring has one more side than its father, so a square will have a pentagon as a son. Also the wom ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers