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  • Trilobite Evolution Case Study

    Evaluate the impact of increased understanding of the fossil record on the development of scientific ideas about the history of life on Earth Improved understanding of the type of fossilised arthropod known as a ‘Trilobite’ allowed for subsequent increases in development of the theory of evolution. Since it’s initial drawing by Rev. Edward Llwyd in 1698, multiple improvements in technology as well as collection of specimens have painted a detailed portait of the nature of trilobites as well as…

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  • Personal Narrative: Two-Player Game

    Throwing onion rings at the spiders probably won’t help us much. The huge oven gives me an idea. I toss a heat resistance potion at Finch, and understanding dawns in her eyes. I down one myself and turn the oven on full blast. The first wave of arthropods vaporize almost instantly, and the second wave of (much larger) spiders fares about as well. The third wave is much more resistant, but their health bars deplete quickly and they too crumble into ashes. We cheer and high five, but our victory…

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  • Carbohydrates Essay

    Carbohydrates are the main source of energy for living beings; its consumption is vital to our existence. The Carbohydrates play various roles in our body; the main ones are the nutrition and energy supply. The body will use every trick to keep the fed cells, as the glucose supply cannot stop. Foods rich in carbohydrates, such as breads, cereals, rice and pasta, are an important form of energy for the body and, therefore, are very important to a healthy diet. However, when consumed in excess,…

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  • Zika Informative Speech

    A Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) is a formal declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO). This statement designates (identify) a public health crisis of potentially global reach. If you are aware of it, you would probably know that it was declared only four times. All in the past 7 years. Starting with 2009 Swine flu, then both polio and Ebola in 2014, and last zika virus in 2016. So how these emergencies upraise? well I’m going to tell a short story, the zika…

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  • Animal Body Temperature Analysis

    In order to survive under several environmental influences, animals must possess biological mechanisms which enable them to regulate and maintain their internal environment. Temperature is one of abiotic factors that are inexorably linked to every animal’s physiological functions since it is considered a strong source of selective pressure on animals (Miller, 2010). Animals are categorized into thermoregulators and thermoconformers based on their mechanisms to maintain their internal environment…

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  • Disadvantages Of Parasites

    Parasites is an animal or plant that lives in or on a host which is another animal or plant as it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host. Parasites may be characterized as ectoparasites, including ticks, fleas, leeches, and lice which live on the body surface of the host and do not themselves commonly cause disease in the host or endoparasites, which may be either intercellular (inhabiting spaces in the host’s body) or intracellular (inhabiting cells in the…

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  • Tantalus And The Minotaur

    Greek myths were created a few thousand years ago, but they still apply to many aspects of life today. Greek myths are still relevant today through words, themes in superhero stories, and brand names. Many words used today are based on Greek mythology. One of these cases is the adjective ‘tantalize’. This word comes from the story of Tantalus. In this myth, Tantalus tries to feed his son to the gods, offending the gods. Because of his actions, he is sent to be tortured in the Underworld. His…

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  • Burial Rituals In The Valley Of Kings

    isn’t reliable because it came from Wikipedia, which is currently known for anyone being able to edit the content. An example of an artefact discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb was his sarcophagus (see Appendix) was used so it would, “protect three arthropod (man shaped) coffins” (Alchin, 2015). Explicit motives of Tutankhamun where he tried to show how recognisable he was through his sarcophagus. This was a representation of how Tutankhamun wished to be perceived after his death. Archaeologists…

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  • The Five Functions Of The Skeletal System

    The Skeletal System is basically the skeleton that helps support your entire body. In the skeletal system, however, there is more than one form of skeleton: the external exoskeleton of arthropods and the internal endoskeleton of vertebrates. The skeleton itself has 206 bones in the adult human body. The skeleton has two forms: the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton. The axial skeleton supports the center axis of the body and consists of the skull, vertebral column, and the rib cage…

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  • Chordata Research Paper

    – *Chordates are bilaterally symmetrical, which means there is a line of symmetry that divides their body into halves that are roughly mirror images of each other. *Bilateral symmetry is not unique to chordates. Other groups of animals, such as arthropods, segmented worms, and echinoderms (during the larval stage) exhibit bilateral…

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