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    The HIV virus came from near the equatorial West Africa, originating from a native chimpanzee that had been hunted for its meat. Chimps carried what was called Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV)(3). SIV ran through the blood stream of these chimps and as humans came into contact with the blood they became exposed to the original disease. After some time human systems mutated the SIV virus into HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). The virus travels through the body by accompanying the bodily…

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    Stop! Say No to Animal Research! Every day, we clean up the floor with cleanser. We take medicine when we are sick. We use body lotion in winter days. People use chemical products almost every day. Behind these, animals suffer painful medical testing in the laboratory. Researchers may put cleanser on animal’s skin to see if there any bad reaction on them. They may inject unfinished medicine into dogs and to observe their reaction. All these testing bring far too much unnecessary pain to the…

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    Shepard, P. (2013). Coming home to the Pleistocene. Island Press. “Getting a Genome” Paul Shepard was an American author, environmentalist, and professor. Shepard earned his bachelor 's degree from the University of Missouri and a doctorate from Yale. He is recognized for his research on the Pleistocene. Shepard died on July 27, 1996 at the age of 71. Shepard begins this chapter by discussing human evolution and the beginning of Homo sapiens in the Pleistocene approximately 500,000 years ago.…

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    2014 Ebola Epidemic in Guinea and the United States Amy Riddell Kaplan University HS311 Unit:1 Assignment Professor Daniel Gilmore November 16, 2015 Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is an exceptional and fatal disease caused by an infection with one of the Ebola virus strands that claimed an estimated 2,482 lives in Guinea, Africa alone in 2014 (Johnston, 2015). It made its first recorded appearance in 1976 near the Ebola River, which is now known as the Democratic Republic…

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    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, also known as AIDS, has considerably influenced society in Sub-Saharan Africa. The prevalence (the number of people living with AIDS) and the incidence (number of new cases) measurements of the epidemic have slowing been decreasing. In 2002, 5.3 million people, including 189,000 infants were reported having HIV or AIDS (UNICEF, 2016). Statistics have shown that since then the circumstances have changed because as of 2013, only 24.7 million people are living…

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    Humans are complex mammals within the animal kingdom. Although humans have some common similarities to other animals from the realm; humans have key features within themselves that differentiate them from the common chimpanzee. One main characteristic that humans have over other animals is their control and expression of emotions. Human emotions are far more complex in comparison to animal emotions. Both humans and animals are capable of experiencing the feeling of joy but have different methods…

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    Animal testing or animal research is the use of animal instead of humans for scientific experimentation. Overall it is estimated that 50 to 100 million animals used worldwide from rats and mice all the way to non-human primates. Sources of laboratory animals vary from country to country, some are bred and raised for the purpose of experimentation why others are caught in the wild or bought from a dealer. Most animal testing are located in universities, and medical school. Animal testing includes…

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    TThe US space program has a long history, which began in the 1950s. Women played a key role in this history as secretaries, human computers, wives of astronauts, astronauts, and many more. The spark that struck the idea for an American space program was Sputnik, the first Russian satellite in space. The US started with building nuclear weapons before they were ready for the space program, NASA. Once NASA was formed it was their goal to get humans in space, at first scientists thought it was the…

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    Source 1: “Discovery of Oldest Primate Skeleton Helps Chart Early Evolution of Humans, Apes” This article was published by the American Museum of Natural History on June 5th, 2013. In this article, researchers have identified a fossil primate skeleton that could possibly be the oldest and smallest primate ever discovered. Experts found the fossil in the Hubei Province of China in the bottom of a former lake. It is estimated that the animal lived around 55 million years ago. Given the…

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    study was to investigate where the self is located, and if it begins with the recognition of our features through a mirror. Gordon Gala, Dr. Julian Keenan’s mentor found that the chimpanzees would initially believe that the mirror was a different chimpanzee and would begin beating its chest, banging on the mirror, and eventually rubbing its behind on the mirror. Therefore, Gordon decided that he would give the chimpanzees Anesthesia so he can put a red mark on their head. When the chimpanzees…

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