Essays Tagged: "strands"

A Critique of William Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

effect a person's character. The story takes place on a deserted island after a plane crash strands a group of adolescent boys. The boys are forced to learn how to live on the land without any ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Hummingbird

I eased behind the huge mass of nesting material and took a firmhold of several strands, I then pulled back, quickly, to pull themfree. The jarring concussion, which followed, took ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Mononucleus - Bacteria

la. They act as a propeller, as they rotate and move in response to chemical stimulation. Some have strands of pili , which enables them to stick itself to a surface.Some shell shapes important in cla ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Diversity of Plants

ale sex organs; most other plants do not. Vascular plants have elaborate water- and food conducting strands of cells, cuticles, and stomata; many of these plants are much larger that any bryophyte.See ... ants, which make up nine other divisions. Vascular plants have two kinds of well-defined conducting strands: xylem, which is specialized to conduct water and dissolved minerals, and phloem, which is s ...

(11 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Legalization of Marijuana, by Ryan Wensel

the body than alcohol, which more than half of the population of America consumes.Hemp, the fibrous strands from the stem of the marijuana plant can be used for many things. First of all, hemp is stro ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Does Technology Dictate Change, or Change Dictate Technology?

be significant departures from tradition, are in reality rooted in it, trailing usually unrecorded strands of history which weave back in time along seemingly unrelated paths (Sundbo, 1998). For exam ...

(5 pages) 540 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


s called DNA replication. This process involves the separating of a DNA molecule into two different strands and starts at specific sites of the double helix called origins of replication. Each of thes ... e attach nucleotides to the 3' end of the strand. Another enzyme called DNA ligase attaches the two strands back together.The structure of RNA differs from the structure of DNA in the many ways. One w ...

(5 pages) 204 3 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The structure of the nucleic acids DNA and RNA.

ween the phosphate of one and the sugar of the next. The bond used is a strong diester linkage. The strands are sequences of these nitrogen-containing bases. There are 4 different types of bases, aden ... bind to pyrimidines and vice versa thus setting up the links for A-T and G-C. In DNA, there are two strands of nucleotides. They are complementary and antiparallel. This means that the codes are oppos ...

(3 pages) 106 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Constructivist Theory of Learning.

ologies for learners, teachers and scholars alike, particularly in the last decade. The two primary strands of constructivism are known as Cognitive or Individual Knowledge Constructivism and Social C ...

(7 pages) 490 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biology notes on genetics.

acterium. To make a copy of itself, the DNA molecule begins to "unzip" lengthwise, exposing its two strands. As this happens, each strand is made into a complete DNA molecule. Shortly after it has ent ...

(5 pages) 129 2 2.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The structure of DNA and protein synthesis.

somes are very long compact coils of D.N.A. (DeoxyriboNuclic Acid). D.N.A is a thread formed by two strands, wound together to form a Double Helix. These D.N.A. store allthe information that your body ... lthe information that your body needs such as how you look, and how you function. On average, these strands are 40cm long! One section of this Double Helix is called a gene. There are hundreds of gene ...

(2 pages) 92 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Descriptive essay on a girl worshiping God in her dorm room.

er coffee colored locks fall upon her shoulders, some curling and falling over her tiny ears; other strands, straight as a piece of paper, fall down her partly arched back. Her green eyes sparkle like ...

(3 pages) 73 2 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Tension between Liberal and democratic aspects within Liberal democracy.

by this.A Liberal democracy symbolizes the historical and ideological coexistence of two different strands of political development, inevitably combining them. These different strands are the liberal ... der to explain this, Parkin's theory will be examined by analyzing the ideas and traditions of both strands individually, thus noting the obvious differences and tensions between the two. The first to ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Exchanging Our Country Marks" by Michael Gomez.

In Exchanging Our Country Marks, Michael Gomez brings together various strands of the historical record in a stunning fusion that points the way to a definitive history of ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Paedophilia and sex crimes in conext of labelling theory and the interactionist approach

ed..." (Marshall, 1998, p 125). Deviance, on the other hand, is said by Marshall (1998) to have two strands: the first, anything that goes against societal norms but is not necessarily illegal (for ex ...

(11 pages) 184 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay depicts the morality of genetic engineering.

ated organisms." Genetic Engineering studies the possibilities of developing improved varieties and strands of animals through selective breeding. These studies allow people to test for genetic defici ... omes, which live in the nucleus of every living organism's cell. Each chromosome is made up of fine strands of deoxyribonucleic acids, or DNA. The information carried by the DNA determines every funct ...

(5 pages) 155 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Essay on Replication

nReplication occurs during the S Phase of the cell cycle. Initiator proteins begin the process. The strands are separated by the enzyme helicase. DNA polymerase begins replicating the leading strand i ... mer and is later replaced with DNA molecules. The single-strand-binding proteins also help keep the strands apart. Nuclease cuts out the bad nucleotides. Telomeres are the sequences at the end of the ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Title: The Appalling Affects of Cloning Author: Roy Arthur

he entire room filled with people who strikingly resemble each other in every genetic way, from the strands of hair on their head to the sole prints of their feet. Telling all of them apart would take ...

(7 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Brief Discussion of Hinduism and the Hindu Religious Book 'The Bhagavad-Gita'

seen through fear, ignorance and desire is what creates this dream world.There are three gunas, or strands of being. The first is sattwa, which is the strand of ideals, it is philosophical, blue ligh ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Commerce Future Directions

ed with their physical environments" (CSF). In years 7 to 10 the CSF outline for SOSE comprises the strands of History, Geography and also Economy and Society, which is what the schools Commerce subje ... sue of the effectiveness and applicability of the CSF.The SOSE KLA of the CSF is divided into three strands for Levels 4, 5 and 6; these are History, Geography and Economy and Society. If students do ...

(5 pages) 69 1 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education