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    Australia should definitely produce nuclear technology. Throughout this point in time, Australia is one of the few developed countries not using nuclear technology and energy. Nuclear has been used for over 50 years and supplies nuclear power to over 32 countries, without producing signs of any emissions. Therefore, Australia should develop nuclear technology as the geology of Australia is perfectly stable for the production of nuclear technology and more importantly, we have abundant uranium…

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    Fukushima Research Paper

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    smallest error could lead to a disaster of unimaginable proportions. The events at Fukushima served as a reminder that when . The Fukushima Daiichi disaster will have lasting effects on the environment, and the public’s opinion of nuclear energy will ultimately decide the fate of the industry. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant sits on the east coast of Japan in the Fukushima Prefecture. The plant has a total of 6 boiling water reactors, which were designed…

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    The accident showed people how groups of people under lots of stress, react and make decisions from under it. Many people think that the accident went so far because operators made incorrect decisions because of the large amounts of information that was given to the during the accident. The equipment that was used at the plant was also used at other power plants and were shutdown due to the accident. The cleanup for the accident took almost a decade because of the radiation that got out in…

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    Graves Disease Analysis

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    Understanding the Pathophysiology, Laboratory, Diagnostic testing and Nursing Interventions for Graves’ Disease According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) (2012), “Graves’ disease, also known as toxic goiter, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States”. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) than the body needs. The thyroid gland helps control how the body…

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    David Pattenaude Professor Kiefer ENGWR 300 6 September 2016 Summary of "Self-Definitions" William T. Vollmann, in the first section titled “Self-Definitions” of his book Poor People, through a series of interviews, research, and self-examination attempts to define the concept of poverty and what makes people poor. In the introduction of the book, the author states that he is looking for the “similarities and differences in the experiences of being poor" (Vollmann 2). He admits that while other…

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    Three Mile Island Accident Introduction Radioactive reactants are one of the leading source of electricity in our country thus making it very important to us. Radioactive compounds that are used to run the nuclear reactor's turbines by heating water into steam which run generators to produce electricity though are a dangerous hazard to us. There have been many nuclear plants accidents in our country, but the Three Mile Island accident is one of the most significant regarding hazard management…

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    Mount St. Helens Essay

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    Mount St. Helens is a volcanic stratovolcano still actively located in the Cascade Range in Western North America in the state of Washington. It was formed by a subduction plate boundary also located on the Juan de Fuca plate. The Cascade range is one of the most famous mountain ranges, and has one of the most active volcanos located in Western North America. Other areas or famous landmarks surrounding Mount St. Helens are the South Fork Toutle River, North Fork Toutle River, Castel lake,…

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    The history of love canal is one that precedes the great second world war; a period when regulations were uncommon, and the United States government was not focused on holding giant companies liable. To fully understand the what happened at Love Canal, one must carefully revisit the history of its origin. It all started out as dream when William T. Love arrived in Niagara Falls; his dream was to build an industrial city with expedient access to inexpensive water power and major markets such as…

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    currents carrying radioactive material out to sea. According to numerous marine biologists this radioactive material can be found in oceans 60 years after they were initially released, and may be detrimental to both marine life and seafood. This disaster affected the marine food chain in numerous ways. For example, the ocean has natural radioactive isotopes such as Polonium-210, which is responsible for the radiation dose the marine organisms receive. Certain organisms such as types of plankton…

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    Zombie Apocalypse Lab

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    Koffler is an example of a bad building to choose for a safe house during a zombie apocalypse. Although the building is sufficiently tall (5 stories), allowing refugees to stay far away from the zombies, this building contains many labs that various science classes use. One of the classes that use this building for labs is the chemistry department. This poses many different obstacles. Due to the amount of scientific experiments that go on in this building, there are many different chemicals,…

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