Essays Tagged: "scientific research"

Nuclear Power

ncements nuclear power now supplies us with new medical aids, a new power source and new ways to do scientific research.New medical advancements are being produced rapidly due to nuclear power. Nuclea ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Frankenstein, a metaphor of the problems technology is causing today.

of humanity. Frankenstein was one of our first and still is one of our best cautionary tales about scientific research.. Shelley's novel is a metaphor of the problems technology is causing today.Lear ... r culture, although reflected by imagination it may have been, that it can be said to have provided scientific proof for Frankenstein. Rankin states that 'Shelley had written a palpable fable and she ...

(7 pages) 304 1 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chance or Planning. Scientists and their lives. Mentiones Darwin, Watson, Crick, Franklin, and Wilkins

Intelligence and planning are necessary factors in scientific research, however chance and luck are also important and somewhat necessary factors. The ... l intelligent men that planned their experiments, however without chance and luck their success and scientific achievement would not be as great.Intelligence and planning are important in scientific d ... planning are important in scientific discovery, but are not always the dominating forces that drive scientific research. Such is the case with Charles Darwin, James Watson and Francis Crick. All three ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Virtual Reality

hrough simulation and computer graphics. Computers have changed the way we perform flight training, scientific research and conduct business. Flight simulators have drastically reduced the time and mo ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Robotics, excellent report on the history and applications of robots

ustrialized countries such as the United States, Germany, and Japan. Robots are also being used for scientific research, in military programs, and as educational tools, and they are being developed to ... pers. Many other kinds of sensors can also be placed on robots.Robots are also used in many ways in scientific research, particularly in the handling of radioactive or other hazardous materials. Many ...

(5 pages) 146 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Gregor Johan Mendel

ery included philosophers, a musicologist, mathematicians, mineralogists andbotanists who all liked scientific research and teaching. The library contained very oldreligious books, as well as books de ... attendedlectures and seminars in natural sciences and mathematics. It was there that he acquiredthe scientific skills which he would use to apply to his later experiments. Mendel returnedto his monast ...

(2 pages) 57 0 1.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Atomic Bombing of World War II

er was Vannevar Bush, who was the head of the National Defense Research Committee and the Office of Scientific Research and Development. The next leader was Gen. Leslie Groves of the Army Corps Engine ...

(4 pages) 123 1 3.5 Jan/1995

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

This is a research paper about animals in research for a phycology class about the pros and the cons a compare and contrast essay 4pages

Animals in ResearchAnimals in research are a perfectly just and humane way to further scientific research for human beings. If it takes one animal to save hundreds of humans then why is ... rthering research.On the other end of the spectrum animal testing is not a civilized way to further scientific research. Animals' lives are just as valuable as human lives. There are no laws that say ...

(3 pages) 143 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This is an argumentative essay discussing different views of cloning called "Cloning-Right vs. Wrong". (con)

Cloning--Right vs. WrongRecently there was a major breakthrough in scientific research and that is the mapping of all DNA in a human gene. A couple of years ago this w ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cloning: An Ethical Debate

ws media and biomedical and agricultural industries. Recently, a major breakthrough has occurred in scientific research, the mapping of all DNA in a human gene is complete. All this revolution in scie ...

(4 pages) 132 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Thoughts on Human Origins. Assignment: Describe your personal views on how modern humans came into existence. Provide justification for your beliefs.

hen humans appeared, or when religious texts were written. Furthermore, I have not conducted my own scientific research on the subject, nor have I studied in great detail the research that has been do ... er all of God's creation, answering only to God Himself.My understanding of the alternate tale, the scientific explanation of evolution, is somewhat limited, but I came to know the basic idea:Things o ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Varying rates of hydrolysis of the different isomers of Carbon, Hydrogen and Bromobutane.

scover the varying rates of hydrolysis of the different isomers of Carbon, Hydrogen and Bromobutane.Scientific Research:The collision theory of bimolecular reactions in the gas phase was developed fro ...

(4 pages) 41 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acupuncture: Finding a Home in America.

ns of patients," states the founder of the first American school of acupuncture ("Acupuncture" 54). Scientific research is now proving that acupuncture, for years a myth explained only by Chinese cult ... lture, is an effective medical practice in the United States. This idea, along with newly found and scientifically-proven benefits of acupuncture, are causing doctors and scientists to take a second l ...

(11 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Fad Diets and how they are harmful to your health.

now the truth. Fad diets are never a good idea no matter which one you choose. Fad diets don't have scientific evidence backing their plans. Though some of these diets have been around for years they ... 3Fad diets are an unhealthy way to lose weight. Most fad diets are based on personal testimony, not scientific research though they may try to make you believe the contrary. These diets have not been ...

(4 pages) 332 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The power of English language in the world.

e is been used as a weapon, something to control other countries and to have advantage over them in scientific research, technology and world affairs.The context of globalized communication systems gi ...

(2 pages) 132 1 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The pro and con of legalizing marrijuana

is merit to their argument that smoking marijuana is a safe and effective medicine. A review of the scientific research, expert medical testimony and government agency findings shows this to be errone ... ve criminal penalties for seriously ill people who grow or possess medical marijuana.·A 1990 scientific survey of oncologists (cancer specialists) found that 54% of those with an opinion favore ...

(6 pages) 153 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The four goals of psychology

The Four Goals of PsychologyPsychology is based on its findings from scientific research and critical thinking. Information is obtained from direct observations and meas ... in goals: to describe, explain, predict and change behavior and mental processes through the use of scientific methods. These goals were set to help psychologists to better understand what factors cau ...

(3 pages) 221 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The English Working Class Reception to Darwin's theories

Charles Darwin didn't just have an impact on the scientific community of Victorian England; he had an impact on the masses as well. His theories had ... ution, which began in the 18th century in England, produced a new urban, working class. Science and scientific education were evolving as well, as theories of evolution, creation of man, and natural h ... the higher classes, they still found ways of getting their information, and keeping up to date with scientific research.The British Press, which often only catered to the more educated, began to intro ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Search for a True Scientist in Big Science

illion-dollar "commerce"; a leap from what was once merely an intellectual exercise.In the past the scientific community was in essence a self-contained and self run body. The decisions had been relat ... The introduction of "Big Science" has drastically changed this model. The ever escalating costs of scientific research and the progression into a technological driven economy has led to an increasing ...

(14 pages) 72 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Human Cloning: Duplicating Disaster

only done with toads and frogs. The cloning process has never been done with a human. The idea that scientific research could actually produce cloned humans is something that probably disturbs most of ...

(6 pages) 93 2 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues