Biological pigment

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  • Feast Of The Gods Analysis

    "The Feast of the Gods" is a master work of art created by an artist named Giovanni Bellini. This piece of art is an oil painting created during the Italian Renaissance in 1514 in Italy. The painting can now be found at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. This painting used multiple elements of art, principle of designs, and has a historical meaning behind it. The Feast of the Gods is an oil painting. During the time of the creation of this painting pigments available to artist were pigments such as ultramarine, lead-tin-yellow, malachite, verdigris and vermilion. Ultramarine is a deep blue pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli(deep blue stone) into a powder. Lead-tin-yellow is a yellow pigment also known as "Yellow of Old Masters". Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. Verdigris is a green pigment made through a process which that occurs when copper, brass, or bronze, is exposed to air over a period of time.Vermilion is a red pigment made from a powdered mineral called cinnabar. A couple examples of these materials used in the painting are the sky, clouds, and the trees. In the painting materials used to create the sky were Ultramarine and Lead white. To create the clouds Bellini used three different layers such as thin blue (ultramarine), Lead-tin-yellow, and lead white.…

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  • Spinacia Oleracea Synthesis Lab Report

    of photosynthesis. The energy used to drive the chemical reactions within photosynthesis comes from the sunlight absorbed by the chlorophyll molecules (Merzlyak, Chivkunova, Zhigalova, & Naqvi 2009). These chlorophyll molecules then transfer the light energy to chloroplasts and that light energy is converted into chemical energy (Merzlyak, Chivkunova, Zhigalova, & Naqvi 2009). The purpose of this experiment was to observe what the absorbance spectrum of Spinacia oleracea extract was and what…

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  • Mental Illness Nature Vs Nurture

    As discussed in class, nature is defined as the biological factors that shape a person’s unique set of traits both psychological and physical. On the other hand, the term nurture is defined as how our context or environment influences our psychological and physical aspects. Despite showing a variety of differences, both nature and nurture influence each other in a synergistic bond. On the “nature vs nurture” scale discussed in class, one of the evaluated categories was mental illness. The…

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  • The Importance Of The Ebola Virus

    A disease outbreak is the occurrence of cases of a disease in excess of what would normally be expected in a defined community or geographical area. The Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976 during the outbreaks in Sudan. Since then there have been an additional ten outbreaks of the virus worldwide. As of 2014, The West African Ebola outbreak was the largest and deadliest recorded in history, killing over 11,000 people. The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) is responsible for the global…

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  • Synthesis Essay

    There are many ways of getting sick such as airborne, touching someone. For a long time this is how people have gotten a cold or chicken pox. As medicine is readily available to aid in the recovery of an illness. Viruses can become resistant to medicine just as our bodies could resist to some sicknesses. In the book Biological Terrorism by Steve Goodwin and Randall W. Phillis they present a history of microorganism used to help cure diseases and misused by Medics, and biological warfare. To…

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  • Can The Search For Knowledge Ethical?

    knowledge now? No, it is not. While the method used to obtain the knowledge is considered unethical by most of the world, the knowledge is just knowledge. At this point, it is no different than knowledge gained by ethical experimentation. It can even be argued that it is unethical to not use it. People died for that information, so how could we let their lives go to waste? How could we just discard that information. . What about knowledge that could be used in such a way as to harm humanity? If…

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  • American Biological Warfare In 1763

    How American Biological Warfare Began in 1763 Biological warfare might appear as a notion straight out of fiction novels such as, “Project Blue” from Stephen King’s The Stand, or the plague, “Pale Mare” from George R. R. Martin’s A Dance With Dragons, but in America, it is a concept that has been utilized since the denouement of The French and Indian War. Although, in American history, the year 1763 is often associated with the conclusion of the Seven Years’ War and the conception of Pontiac’s…

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  • Terrorist Attacks

    These common symptoms can be ignored or mistaken for something illnesses. There are agents that can cause infections that can be fatal if contracted. Biological and chemical agents were used years before during war times. During the First World War the German army was the first to have believe used weapons of mass destruction biological and chemical. In these years their attacks were on a small scale with biological weapons during this time due to the lack of technology. About eight years ago…

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  • Nature Vs. Nurture In Truman Capote's In Blood

    Students, teachers, politicians, and even random hipsters writing in their blogs all tend to have a very strong opinion on the topic. It has been discussed and argued over countless times. Nature, or the biological factor is not relevant. People are constantly overcoming their disabilities and disadvantages. For example, Rose Siggins, a woman from Pueblo Colombia, has no legs. She out-smarts her disability by riding around on a skate board. Despite not being able to walk, she still…

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  • Tom Wolfe Free Will Analysis

    The idea of free will as an illusion has become a hot topic in neuroscience, still even nearly twenty years after this article was penned, due to the controversy it attracts regarding morals and self-determination. Tom Wolfe argues, in a rather snarky tone consistently seen throughout the article, that the concept of a self is dead—much like Nietzsche’s preceding declaration that God is dead. However, the concept of self is not yet dead in neuroscience like Wolfe predicted. Rather, more…

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