Essays Tagged: "organisms"

Predator/Prey relationships. In depth view of predator prey relationships. Covers mutualism, defense mechanisms, and coevolution.

the different relationships between predator and prey; focusing on the symbiotic relations between organisms, the wide range of defense mechanisms that are utilized by various examples of prey, and t ... edators and prey concerning evolution and population structure.Symbiosis is the interaction between organisms forming a long term relationship with each other. Many organisms become dependent on other ...

(17 pages) 227 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Cloning Today

A clone is a group of organisms that are genetically identical. Most clones result from asexual reproduction, a process in ... be discussing the disadvantages and different techniques that result from the cloning of different organisms.First lets start with the history of cloning. The modern era of laboratory cloning began i ...

(4 pages) 190 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Animal Experimentation

conducted in Greece over 2,000 years ago. Many advances in medicine and in the understanding of how organisms function have been the direct result of animal experimentation.Concern over the welfare of ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Ecosystems of Hydrothermal Vents

t just surviving but thriving in achemical called hydrogen sulfide that would kill any human, these organisms however arenot breathing the hydrogen sulfide but they are consuming it. The hydrogen sulf ... e hydrogen sulfide but they are consuming it. The hydrogen sulfide is justthe beginning of what the organisms must put up with just to survive. The tube wormsand clams are living in an environment whe ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


air'-uh-mohn} (from the Greek pher, 'to carry' and horman 'to stimulate') are chemicals released by organisms into the environment, where they serve as signals or messages to alter behavior in other o ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Immune System

f potentially damaging substances that can invade the body. Thesesubstances include disease-causing organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, andviruses. The body's ability to resist these invade ... r to fightinfections when pathogens or poisons invade the human body. Pathogens are disease-causing organisms such as bacteria and viruses. The immune system reacts to foreignsubstances through a seri ...

(3 pages) 157 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Submitted for Medical/Surgical Nursing course. This is a health sciences essay regarding super infections/antibiotic resistant infections.

What is a Super Infection?Super infection results from organisms that become resistant to the drugs previously used to treat them. This condition has been ... riaxone (Rocephine), gentamycin, chloramphenicol, and ampicillin are used PO, IM or IV to treat the organisms. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) has also proven to be affective by increasing the rate of ...

(5 pages) 218 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Research Paper on Charles Warwin

change in species. However, Darwin theorized that evolution occurred by observing the tendencies of organisms that adapted to their environment over a short period of time physically. With Darwin's th ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Report. Includes T.O.C

ase is not the same as genital disease. Most genitaldiseases are not caused by sexually transmitted organisms. But most sexually transmittedinfections do involve the genitals. Infection of the rectum, ... f they have comeinto contact with sores.VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS('THRUSH', MONILIA, YEAST)The yeast like organisms that cause candidiasis are very common and normally are in thevagina as well as the mouth ...

(6 pages) 173 1 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Michael Crichton's "Andromedia Strain" Report

that are conducting a special experiment. They are sending a probe into outer space and collecting organisms for study. After project "scoop" sends seventeen stalites into outer space,a probe falls a ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


y a microorganism. All species of animals are afflicted with infections caused by a wide variety of organisms, from submicroscopic viruses to wormlike parasites. When a person has an infectious diseas ... re is an immunity. Infectious diseases have strongly influenced the course of history on Earth. The organisms responsible for human infections are viruses. Viruses are simple life forms consisting of ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Essay on Thought Contagion. Explains Thought Contagion and examples of how MEMES effect the mind. Teacher of class was very impressed.

tions depended critically upon the prior instantiation of the same memory item in one or more other organisms' nervous systems.Everyone is familiar with genes: the biological code-carriers that progra ...

(14 pages) 171 1 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Inferring Freedom and Equality. Speaks of Jean Jacques Rousseau

Many of Earth's organisms and processes depend on each other to survive the natural world. Jean Jacques Rousseau emp ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Portuguese Man-of-War

h, but a Siphonophor. Also the man-of-war is not a single organism. It is made up of many different organisms that work together. These organisms are called polyps.The Portuguese man-of-war is usually ... tackers and prey.4 A poisonous substance, especially a protein, that is produced by living cells or organisms and is capable of causing disease when introduced into the body tissues but is often also ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/1992

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Brain By Sexy Body a research paper of 11 pages

form things humans can only dream of. The one thing that distinguishes humans from all of the other organisms on this planet is the brain. The brain is the site that controls the human body. However, ...

(13 pages) 212 1 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien BOOK REVIEW. Got 75% on this one.

the book lets` readers relate to the setting, yet have the ability to "imagine" exciting events and organisms not found on Earth. The majority of differences between Middle Earth and today's world are ... and objects found in Middle Earth are physically impossible in a world such as ours.Several of the organisms in the book are not known to exist on Earth. Hobbits, of course, are fictional characters, ...

(3 pages) 73 2 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Q: Evaluate the impact of humans on evolution in society and the environment. Compare Darwin/Wallace and Lamarchin theories of evolution. Discuss how society has reacted to these two theories.

r factor is with the tampering of Bacteria growth humans have made an impact on the growth of these organisms, now while they are able to help us in our day to day lives they have also become a danger ...

(2 pages) 133 0 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin


ng about ants Great essayAll About Ants (almost)Among the many hundreds of thousands of astonishing organisms with which we must share this earth, there is one seemingly ordinary group of specimens wh ... and culture that induces a second look. These insects are about as different from us mammals as two organisms can be, yet it appears that of all the known animals their way of life appears closest to ...

(12 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


eople. We have learned that with certain chemicals, we are able to cut-and-paste the DNA of certain organisms, and alter them to comply to oursociable needs. But this can also affect modern medicine, ... ence. We have yet to unleash the completepossibilities of biotechnology, like the creation of whole organisms, fullyfunctional and self-sufficient. We have successfully generated an entire plant froma ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.5 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Life-span development chap 3 notes

t are best adapted to survive and reproduce1.Charles Darwin - Origin of Species* observed that most organisms reproduce at rates that would cause enormous increases in population of most species, yet ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology