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    Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that can affect any part of the digestive tract or GI tract. The most common portion affected is the terminal portion of the ileum, or the first part of the large intestines. That is why another name for this disease is called ileitis or enteritis. According to Nordqvist “Approximately one fifth of all people with Crohn’s disease have a close relative with some type of inflammatory bowel disease. People of Jewish descent have a higher chance of…

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    The X-Ray

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    various uses, it’s discovery was unintentional. Wilhelm Röntgen discovered the x-ray while experimenting with glass cathode-ray tubes and electrical currents. When Wilhelm was looked through the glass he noticed that he could see glowing pieces of barium platinocyanide, even though It was concealed inside a thick, black, cardboard box. Because he did…

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    CT Scan Research Paper

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    The best way for doctors to see what is going on inside the human body is to perform a CT Scan ( Computed Tomography). These scans allow for alternate views of the area scanned and allows physicians to see organs, bones in the abdominal cavity, and blood vessels. CT Scans can be one of the best ways to detect cancer and surgeons will perform these scans to prepare for a procedure and minimize complications. Doctors will send patients who are experiencing problems in their abdominal cavity to get…

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    There are two basic types of fireworks that form the big displays in the sky: firecrackers and sparklers. They are made in different ways. Firecrackers are rolled paper tubes that are filled with gunpowder called black powder or a fuse and flash paper. As you light the fuse, fire burns along the fuse and when it reaches the powder there is a loud explosion. Sparklers, though, make colorful, long lasting light. They contain more ingredients which means they burn longer and produce a light and…

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    Otto Hahn Research Paper

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    Otto Hahn was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1879. Hahn quickly took an interest in chemistry in his early years. By 1897 at age 18, Hahn was attending the University of Marburg studying chemistry. After taking his doctorate exam at only age 22 in 1901 and then working as an assistant at the University of Marburg, Hahn moved on from organic chemistry into the field of studying radiochemistry and radioactivity in London with Sir William Ramsay, the British chemist most known for discovering the…

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    He or she may recommend one or more of the following tests to diagnose or exclude Hirschsprung's disease: • Abdominal X-ray using a contrast dye. Barium or other contrast medium is placed in the intestine through a special tube inserted into the rectum. The barium fills and coats the lining of the intestine, creating a clear silhouette of the colon and rectum. X-rays often show a sharp contrast between the narrow section of the intestine, with no nerves…

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    Hudson Valley Imaging

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    contrast. At Hudson Valley Imaging, patients are given specific instructions on preparation, which might include fasting and/or taking a contrast, when scheduling the procedure. Barium-sulfate contrast materials are typically used in CT scans to block or limit the ability of x-rays to pass through. After a patient swallows the barium-sulfate contrast materials, images of the gastrointestinal tract, including the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestine are enhanced. If the…

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    multipurpose strip in the urine sample for a certain amount of time. Then, cross-examine the color on the color table and the color the strip showed. For testing sulfate, the experimenter had to put 5.0 mL of urine in a test tube, add 5 drops of 10% barium chloride and .1 M of hydrochloric acid. To test the urine for chloride, 5 mL of urine also had to be put into a test tube and 3 drops of silver nitrate had to be added to it. Organic molecules presence was determined by observing the colors on…

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    This experiment analyzed the dissolved ions in a certain sample of seawater that was collected all around Galveston Bay and allowed an understanding of the composition of saltwater. The students were separated into four groups, each received a sample of seawater from a different location, such as Buoy 21, Day Mark 1, Pelican Island Cut, and the Coast Guard Station. The main ingredient in saltwater is water. Water is composed of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom that are covalently bonded…

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    Flame Synthesis

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    As I expected, each compound that we had tested showed different colors or at least different shades of it sometimes. Due to the different colors there some compound that were very easy to identify. Barium and Potassium were very easy to identify. Barium was a very distinct shade of green. It is very noticeable and easy to identify, but potassium is equally easy to identify thanks to its violet color. On the other hand, there were also compounds that were hard to identify.…

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