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    Baseball Bat Physics

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    Step one of the chain involves a mix of biomechanics and physics. The player has more strength to lift, carry, and move baseball bat. The ease of the baseball bat operations for the player on anabolic steroids results in the faster swing because it becomes easier for him to do that. It can be compared with the tossing of a lightweight Nerf ball between a five-year-old child and and adult. The adult has more power so that he will throw the ball further and will not feel the weight of it in his hand, while the five-year-old child might not have such ability and strength to launch the ball. The same principle applies here – players can swing the baseball bat more easily, enhancing their capacity to hit the ball harder. When the speed of the swing…

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    The Autobiography of a Wooden Baseball Bat I remember back when I used to be a big, healthy ash tree in central North America. I had all my friends living next to me. Oak, Maple, Pine, they were all where there with me. Then one day it all turned around. I was sitting there, my leaves blowing in the wind, when a creature with a spinning machine starts cutting away at my feet. I thought my life was ending, but when I fell, I was still alive. I was laying there on the ground thinking all was…

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    The baseball bat has been around for a very long time. It is to be expected then, that like other pieces of sporting equipment, the baseball bat has evolved over time to take its present form. Originally, the players used to make their own baseball bat or get a wood maker to do it for them. This resulted in a huge variety of sizes, although the round baseball bat was always the most popular. With all this variety, the game was starting to swing in favour of the batter over the pitcher, so rules…

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    The Autobiography of a Wooden Baseball Bat I remember back when I used to be a big, healthy ash tree in central North America. I had all my friends living next to me. Oak, Maple, Pine, they were all there with me. Then one day it all turned around. I was sitting there, my leaves blowing in the wind, when a creature with a spinning machine starts cutting away at my feet. I thought my life was ending, but when I fell, I was still alive. I was laying there on the ground thinking all was lost,…

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    A Chicago officer who shot and killed a 19 year old suspect is suing (via counterclaim) the decedent's estate for trauma. The officer claims that the suspect assaulted him with a baseball bat during the confrontation. It is claimed by the officer that he suffered deeply from the traumatic experience of having the baseball bat nearly miss his head when swung by the suspect. In fact, the officer alleges that the suspect tried to hit him twice, nearly missing on each occasion. Although what…

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    For the Marginal Analysis Paper, my business will be producing maple baseball bats. After some research, I found that these kind of baseball bats can be produced for about $60 per unit. Fixed monthly cost for my company are $2375, which includes rent and utilities. With that information, a cost function of C(x)=60x+2375, where x is the quantity of units, can be used to determine the monthly cost of running the business. The Price-Demand equation for my hypothetical company is x=f(x)=8500-25p.…

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    offering to write a white paper to Cullen Geiselman of Bat Conservation International in regards to a technology discovered in 2013. This white paper will be written under the guidelines of my English 3302 studies along with Technical Communications by Paul Anderson. The technology chosen would aid the organization in many of its goals regarding bat conservation. A volatile organic chemical (VOC) derived from bacteria is found to hinder white-nose syndrome fungus growth in bat colonies across…

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    There are also hazards that face the bat colony itself. By being located in the East College Street parking garage the bats may be at risk to the insecticide that is sprayed throughout the warmer part of the year. Insecticide trucks drive down highly populated centers in Nacogdoches, particularly those near athletic areas. As verified by Brian Bray, Director of Community Services for the city of Nacogdoches, there has been insecticide sprayed down East College Street throughout the year until…

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    Bat Wing Evolution

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    This shows Onychonycteris finneyi, a bat fossil. The image shows its wing digits widely spread out with small claws on tip of each finger. It also shows the long tail found in earlier bat fossils (Moskowitz, 2008). Molecular Mechanisms The origins of bats wing muscles, molecular and cellular mechanisms are unknown but this research shows that the wing muscles of bats come from “a multiple myogenic source of different embryonic origins” (Tokita, Abe, && Suzuki, 2012). The results conclude that…

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    White Nose Syndrome Essay

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    Brown Myostis infected with White Nose Syndrome to bats without White Nose Syndrome. As expected, Pseudogymnoascus destructans caused significant changes in gene expression within the tissue. Inflammatory responses paired with anti-fungal host responses were triggered by the introduction of Pseudogymnoascus destructans. Necessary chemokines (Small secreted proteins that induce a certain response) were produced in tissue with Pseudogymnoascus destructans, but immune cells were not recruited to…

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