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    Linus Pauling was a very facile scientist. He is known by his colleagues to be the most influential chemist since Lavoisier (who was, in the 18th century, recognized to be the founder of the modern science of chemistry.) For a man that lived on this earth only 93 years, he made many strides in his areas of expertise. This was mainly chemistry, physics and molecular biology. He studied the nature of the chemical bond; also with Vitamin C, which he proclaimed could be a preventive for colds. Needless to say, Pauling had made many accomplishments in his lifetime, now it is time to bring these to light. Mr. Pauling’s strides in chemical bonding changed chemistry forever. Not only did he develop an electronegativity scale to assign to atoms involved…

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    Linus Carl Pauling, an American chemist and biochemist, was many things including an peace activist, educator, and author. Pauling was born on February 28th,1901 in Portland, Oregon to Herman and Lucy Pauling. His father was a pharmacist and his mother was the daughter of one. After his birth the Pauling family moved to Condon, a nearby town. As a child, Linus was a very bright kid. Unfortunately, soon Pauling lost his father to ulcer and as a result of that, his family, which included of him,…

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    Linus Pauling Benefits

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    I found the article in BBC Science. It talks about Linus Pauling, a 65 years old guy, who is usually adding vitamin C to his orange juice in the morning. This article is very attractive to me. As a person who wants to become a pharmacist in the future, I am like to learn and find out about drugs. Linus Pauling has written many books about the benefits of using vitamins. He argues that the addition of these substances can cure common colds, cardiovascular diseases, cataracts, cancer.…

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    Linus Pauling

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    Linus Pauling was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry 1954 "for his research into the nature of the chemical bond and its application to the elucidation of the structure of complex substances"1 however he made significant discoveries in many areas of chemistry including physical and biochemistry. He also made several contributions to both theoretical and applied science from genetic diseases to diagnostic technology.2 Professor G. Hägg, member of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry stated in 1954…

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    Linus Pauling Linus Pauling was born on February 28,1901 in Portland, Oregon. He started his early education in Oregon. When he graduated from the Oregon Agricultural college in Corvallis (Now is called Oregon State University) in 1922, he had a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. For his postgraduate study Linus went to the California Institute of Technology(A.K.A. Caltech). There, he got his Ph.D in chemistry and mathematical physics in 1925. Once he joined the Caltech faculty in 1927,…

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    Vulpix: A Short Story

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    First of all, hello. My name is Vulpix, I am a small shop owner, I live with Lucy, and my cousin Linus. Sometimes, Linus visits us in our bomb shelter, located in San Francisco. He had come over for awhile because business hadn’t been good in New York. I am a Destine. “Is he still here?” I ask, noticing Linus’s absence. “No, he just went up to scavenge for a few minutes.” “What? I thought the day wave didn’t come for a couple hours?” Ever since the earth 's plates shifted it created a…

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    Peanuts Comic Strip

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    in 1956, that one hundred newspapers “finally” included Peanuts in their printing. (Walker, 438). Schulz was a minimalist. Charlie Brown himself only had a few lines on his face that could easily express several different emotions. Even his backgrounds only included squiggly lines and different fonts used to express different emotions along with different comic sound effects. (Walker, 439). As the comic aged, the reader needed contemplate the situations in order to see the humor. “But…

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    mitochondria, which works to produce cellular energy. Some of these diseases can be lack of natural coenzyme Q10 production. According to Oregon State University's Linus Pauling Institute in the US, coenzyme Q10 supplements improve both the physical and metabolic function in individuals with defects in enzyme production. neurological diseases According to the Linus Pauling Institute, coenzyme Q10 can show some benefits in the treatment of certain neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson's disease…

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    He concluded that the only property common to all anesthetic agents, including Xenon, was their effect on water crystallization (8). The hydrate-microcrystal (aqueous-phase) theory did not receive significant attention. Nevertheless, as Pauling himself stated (9), “the hydrate-microcrystal idea should be an important part of the accepted theory of general anesthesia when the theory is finally formulated.” One of the main reasons why the hydrate-microcrystal theory did not receive nod of approval…

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    The double helix: A personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA is an account written by James D. Watson (1968), which describes the race to find the mystery of the DNA from the years 1950 to 1953. Watson manages to merge both the science with a fantastic tale to give a first-hand account about the journeys of the five main winners, namely, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, Linus Pauling and himself. The race first begins when Watson, an American, finds himself…

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