Linus Pauling

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  • Essay On Linus Pauling

    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, his mother, and two sisters, moved back to Portland where they lived in poverty. So to help out, Pauling did very odd jobs and had to drop out of high school. But after saving enough money, he could afford to go to and attend the Oregon Agricultural College where he developed his love for chemistry, math, and physics. In 1922, Pauling earned his bachelor's degree in science and went to the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California where he studied the structures of chemical bonds and their roles in the formation of molecules by using X-ray diffraction. He was awarded a decorate for this in mathematical physics and chemistry in 1925.In the 1940s Pauling put away his work and decided to help the US government during the time of World War 2, and soon…

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  • Linus Pauling Research Paper

    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

    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

    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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  • Brain Chip: Biological Kohonen Theory

    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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  • Coenzyme Q10 Research Paper

    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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  • Double Helical Structure Essay

    The Process of Discovering DNA and Incorrect Structures of DNA The famous double helical structure of DNA was discovered by Francis Crick and James Watson in 1953 (Watson, 1968), and while their discovery of the model is famous many other structures were proposed before the double helix structure. There were many other people also searching for the structure of DNA at the same time as Watson and Crick, who also published papers showing models of DNA that were eventually discarded. This essay…

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  • Rosalind Franklin And The Double Helix

    The race began in the spring of 1951 for Watson, yet he was not the only player in this game. Watson names Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, Linus Pauling, Francis Crick, and himself as the primary contestants in the race, yet in 1962 only three made it to the finish: The Nobel Prize (Watson 4, Elkin 42). Through the long process of finding the structure of DNA, each of the scientists named contributed a great deal. The only recently acknowledged scientist Rosalind Franklin, a young woman…

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  • Radiocarbon Dating Essay

    Who discovered it? The molecular clock was first discovered by Emile Zuckerkandl and Linus Pauling. When was it discovered? 1962 Q4: What are archaeological digs”? Notes to Q4: What are “? What is an archaeological dig? It is an area which is slowly, carefully and methodically excavated under careful eye of one or more archaeologists. Their goal is to find historical evidence of former humans, societies and/or civilizations. Most areas of the Earth are covered over by soil which is…

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  • The Disappearing Spoon Analysis

    between the United States and the USSR. During subsequent races to discover new elements, as well as scandals among the competing chemists, this diplomatic gesture was lost at a sea. Thus, while elements form in a ball of heat typically far away from human life, elements can end lives and civilization by simply separating. Lastly, in a similarly ironic manner, elements have the ability to explain the creation of human life while causing societal conflict over the very discovery of that…

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