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    As you prepare this assignment what is the quality of the air you are currently breathing? What is the air quality of your location? Air pollution is not relegated to the developing nations of our world. The Kingdom of Bahrain is an arid archipelago, consisting of many small islands and reclaimed land, situated in the western central Arabian Gulf. The estimated population of the affluent nation was 1.3 million people in 2014 (Whiting, 2014). According to the World Health Organization, this…

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    Chai Jing Essay

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    5 (PM2.5) index as one of the measurements for air quality (Xue 2016; “Baidu Index” 2017). Since then, many artists have created artworks in response to the air pollution. One of the most famous pieces is Chai Jing’s multimedia documentary Under the Dome: Investigating China’s Smog.1 It presents facts about the smog and the pollution control agencies, and proposes changes. Another piece is Nut Brother’s Project Dust (Wang 2015). It is a performance art piece, an action towards the air pollution.…

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    I feel I demonstrated this when I make a change within the quality system that creates a feeling of empowerment for a service user. As a result, service user have been able to participate in activities that they were never able to prior. In every role that I have participated in, in apply the upmost professionalism…

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    Gaëton Dugas Summary

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    In the reading, Phil Tiemeyer, gives a unique spin off of the telltale story of the infamous Gaëton Dugas. A man who could arguably be called the Hitler of the AIDS epidemic. In fact, not only does Tiemeyer say that the things people have learned about Mr. Dugas was a fabricated myth, but he also defends Dugas, by saying he could not have even been patient zero. An audacious claim to make about the villain of the late 20th century, however, surprisingly Tiemeyer does not speak without compelling…

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    Fiber Optic Sensor Essay

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    detection of pollutants in soil, water, air with biological sensors which has attracted interest as these facts are directly related to human health. Plus these sensors averted the need of setting up a lab and gathering samples for investigation which is expensive, time consuming and invasive…

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    investment management – either utilizing active investment management or passive investment management. An active investment managers’ goal is to outperform a specific benchmark index by identifying mispriced securities. A passive managers’ goal is to closely track or replicate the return pattern of a specified benchmark index at a low cost. A passive manager does not make any attempt to seek out mispriced securities. Over the past several years, the rise of robo-advisor and FinTech which rely…

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    from one medium (eg. air) into another medium (eg. glass) of a different optical density. When this happens, the ray of light changes speed causing it to bend either towards or away from the normal which is an imaginary line at 90 to the interface between two mediums. This is called refraction. How much it bends depends on the refractive indices of the two mediums which is a ratio of the speed of light in one medium compared with the second. For example the refractive index (n) of crown glass…

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    Invertebrate Diversity

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    This study examined the effects of physical factors on diversity in freshwater environments by observing invertebrate diversity in riffles and pools in a freshwater stream. It was hypothesized that differences in invertebrate diversity between riffles and pools would be due to physical factors in the environment. To test this hypothesis, invertebrates were collected from each environment and classified by their taxa, and Shannon-Simpson indices were produced from these data to analyze the…

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    title>INTRODUCTION Optical constants (complex refractive index n, complex dielectric function ϵ, and reflection and absorption coefficients R and α) of materials are of great importance for optical metrology in the semiconductor industry.1,2 A high-performance complementary-metal-oxide-semiconductor process flow with 11 layers of metal requires about 75 photolayers and may contain up to 100 thickness measurements, most of them performed using spectroscopic ellipsometry.3 This technique has…

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    “Free throws win games,” a phrase that athletes repeatedly hear from their basketball coaches. Even though free throws only count for a point, they tend to occur at the most critical parts of the game. Imagine, only a few seconds remain, and your team is losing by one point. Two simple free throws dictate which way the game swings. If you miss them both, your team loses. Make only one, and the game goes into overtime. Make them both, and you become the hero for your team. Thus, free throws win…

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