Essays Tagged: "Virus"

Order by Instinct

Scientists use a way of classification to bring order to Biology. The life cycle, as the cycle of a virus, shows order. The young boy in the short story, 'Sunrise on the Veldt,' found order in ... acher sought order because he wanted his students to behave better. Scientists use order to control viruses. Viruses are classified by several attributes; their shape, the vectors that transmit them, ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

HIV the Silent Killer

and AIDS crisis. I have never know anyone close to me that has been infected with either of the two viruses. So when the option to research something to do with sexuality arouse I felt this would defi ... re are many theories floating around the medical world but the most predominant theory 'is that the virus first attacked humans in Central Africa up to 100 years ago.'(Kelly 524). It is said that the ...

(7 pages) 212 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Humanity is the Greatest Failure of Evolution. Strong introduction, weakens as it reachs the end. Includes reference to 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell

-established societies, in effect caused the birth of war, possibly humanities greatest vice.Like a virus the human race moves from area to area sucking the land dry of all possible resources. http:// ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Andromeda Strain- 25 quotes, explinations, and how it has to do with chemistry

one survived the accident. This led the scientists to have hope that there was a way to survive the virus even for a short period of time.C. CHEMISTRY CONCEPT: The chemistry in this quote shows that t ... did all the rest of the people. The man stayed alive because his blood pH level was too low for the virus to survive. The man in the white robe got acidosis because he had taken a bottle of aspirin an ...

(10 pages) 94 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Vaccine Essay

s the polio disease. Scientists found a solution to this problem, by injecting a tiny sample of the virus into the child's blood, in order to stimulate the immune system to fight the disease if the ch ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

James Wait's Downfalls in Kurt Vonnegut's Galapagos

ge." Galapagos portrays a group of people who travel to an island on a boat to unknowingly escape a virus that wipes out all of man kind. They now hold the job to repopulate the earth. James Wait, one ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.5 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The principle of philosophy

are the criminals of society or thehighest branches of our own government. Injustice spreads like a virus and it needs to bestopped while there is still a way. The effects of such an act can only free ...

(5 pages) 86 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Internet security

tion, and other valuable information (Weiss 54). Many hackers can 'infect' a user's computer with a virus, which is a damaging program, without the user even knowing. Internet crime is rising, but the ... as in an overcrowded city, the overcrowded net has security problems. Many crackers disguise their viruses, cracks, or hacks as a beneficial program a user 'really needs to have' and once downloaded, ...

(4 pages) 283 0 3.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Les Pirates Modernes (Hackers)

trent dans les ordinateurs contenant des renseignements militaires. Ils sont aussi responsables des virus informatiques qui contaminent les données dans les ordinateurs et détruisent les ... s à toute l'information dans ces systèmes. Cela leur donne l'occasion d'implanter des virus ou des programmes qui leur faciliteront leur entrée la fois suivante. Bien que leur cod ...

(6 pages) 31 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Computer Viruses

Information About VirusesA growing problem in using computers is computer viruses. Viruses are pesky little programs t ... viruses. Viruses are pesky little programs that some hacker with too much time on his hands wrote. Viruses have been known to create annoyances from displaying messages on the screen, such as 'Your P ... s now stoned,' to completely obliterating everything that is contained on the computer's hard disk. Viruses are transferred from computer to computer in a number of ways. The most common way that user ...

(1 pages) 65 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Michael Crichton's "Andromedia Strain" Report

e trying to discover a cure for the deadly bacteria that kills everyone in a non violent way.. This virus kills everyone,except a newborn baby and a old man in the small town in a matter of seconds.2 ... around and find the man and the baby. They are wearing protective suits so that they wont catch the virus. After getting the baby and bringing it back to a special lab,they have to find out more about ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Computer Viruses

A virus is a program that copies itself without the knowledge of the computer user. Typically, a virus ... self to an existing piece of executable code so that it is executed when its host code is run. If a virus if found, you shouldn't panic or be in a hurry, and you should work systematically. Don't rush ... n't rush!A Viruse may be classified by it's method of concealment (hiding). Some are called stealth viruses because of the way that they hide themselves, and some polymorphic because of the way they c ...

(6 pages) 152 1 3.2 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Secutity and the law

Production is delayed costing your company millions of dollars. Upon investigating, you find that a virus was released into the network through a specific account. When you confront the owner of the a ... ic account. When you confront the owner of the account, he claims he neither wrote nor released the virus, but he admits that he has distributed his password to 'friends' who need ready access to his ...

(18 pages) 402 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


he'd ever receviedEbola'The single biggest threat to man's continued dominance on the planet is the virus'Dr. Joshua LederbergNobel LaureateForget cancer and AIDS. This virus does in two days what eit ... s does in two days what either of those takes years to accomplish. This is one of the most ruthless viruses known to man. It kills nine out of ten of its victims. There is no vaccine, no cure.A virus ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Abnormal Psychology - Mental Disorders

y present symptoms worse. some doctors feel that Schizophrenia might be the result of a slow acting virus since the symptoms can be delayed many years after the first infection. Another possible cause ...

(9 pages) 467 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

This essay disproves that "Cheating is always wrong" and "there is an absolute reality"

ientists to fight the disease or bacteria causing one to die. Using technology or intelligence, the virus is defeated. Should one stop taking medicine in order to survive?I have a poll taken from teac ...

(4 pages) 205 2 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Preventing and Epidemic, a comparaison and contrast essay in MLA format.

ul sunsets, exotic scenery, exciting new cultures, and oh yeah, two of the most deadly hemmorrhagic viruses known to man. With this overlay it can be hard to realize that this mysterious place can be ... to that disease. Ebola is unique, because not much is known about how its spread. The origin of the virus is not known, but it is hypothesized that the first patient becomes infected through contact w ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay explains the history of Smallpox through the present.

h century alone. This is three times more than all the wars in the twentieth century combined. This virus does not infect animals, and it is limited to humans. Its course starts as an acute disease th ... can most easily be spread through the air, so people in a smaller, isolated community can avoid the virus, however once it's brought into the community the effects are horrendous.The path of smallpox ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

la vie de Monsieur Alexander Fleming

tard employés pour la titrisation de la pénicilline. En 1928, tout en travaillant au virus de grippe, il a observé que le moule s'était développé accidentell ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Nervous System: A basic Summary of the nervous system and some little peices on how it is affected by disease and drugs.

i, while the endocrine system controls longer lasting responses to internal stimuli; for instance a virus. The endocrine system would fight the viral cells until they're destroyed.Divisions of the ...

(6 pages) 210 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology