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  • Zika Virus Lab Report

    cases of the virus. (Chen, 1), (CDC) ZIKV is a single stranded RNA virus that was originally found in a rhesus monkey. Transmission of the virus can happen through two types of modes. The first mode of transmission is through a bite from an infected Aedes mosquito. These mosquitos are considered to be carriers…

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  • Weapons Of Mass Destruction (WMD)

    In the war against terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) pose a potential strategic scenario (White, 2012). R. James Woolsey, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency believes terrorist possessing the capabilities of WMD represent the single most serious threat to United States national security ( ). The challenges of WMD are; they are easy to build and easy to hide. One of the most challenging weapon types of WMD are biological agents. These agents are viewed as infectious…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Rio Olympics

    Faster, Higher, Stronger? “Go USA!!!” is a phrase many Americans cheer as they watch in anticipation the Olympic Games at home. Many of us enjoy watching sports and will cheer on our country’s athletes while the Olympics are taking place. However, for the upcoming Olympics in Rio, there has been massive controversy over whether they should even take place. Many problems have flooded Brazil recently and organizations like the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Gene Silencing

    Different gene silencing methods are being used in biomedical research for the development of potential disease therapeutics. Most of these methods are similar in that they involve the disabling of mRNA by preventing it from being translated into a protein. They differ in the type of molecule used to disrupt mRNA. Due to these differences, each silencing method has specific advantages and disadvantages. Two of the most currently understood methods of gene silencing are RNA interference…

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  • The History Of Climate Change

    The history of climate change as a science can be traced back to the 1860s, when physicist John Tyndall conducted experiments to understand molecular physics, particularly the heat-absorbing abilities of atmospheric gases. Tyndall found that molecules absorb more heat than their individual atomic components, and that the naturally-occurring greenhouse gas nitric oxide absorbs approximately one thousand times more infrared energy than nitrogen or oxygen alone. The concept of climate change as a…

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  • Global Warning Essay

    What is global warning? Our world faces an everlasting dangerous threat…… global warming. This is caused by the increase of the earth’s atmosphere temperature and by the moving levels of carbon dioxide. We know this because in the last 650,000 years the polar ice caps have gradually been reduced to water. The Polar ice caps melting. Other things have also been caused by this problem such as the ocean rising, heat rising, droughts, floods, storms and many more that will occur in the following…

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