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    The severity of Mercury exposure is linked to the dose that is being exposed, the age of the individual, the length and the route of the exposure (“Mercury and health” 2016). The mother who is previously exposed to a high level of Mercury can pass it on and affect the fetus during pregnancy causing impairments to the development of their brain and nervous system (“Mercury and health” 2016). It was reported that the fetus is five to ten times more sensitive to the toxicity of Mercury than the mother (Dwivedi 2012). The US National Research Council found that approximately 60 000 foetuses were affected by the exposure of methylmercury through the placenta and consequently were born with delayed cognitive functions (Dwivedi 2012). According to…

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    Mercury is the nearest planet to the sun. As such, it circles around the sun faster than all the other planets that’s why Romans named it after their swift-footed messenger god. The Sumerians also knew about Mercury since at least 5,000 years ago. It was often……………….(akin, related, connect , joint) with Nabu, the god of writing. Mercury was also given separate names for its looks as both are morning star and as an evening star. Greek astronomers knew, however, that the two names…

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    Prenatal Mercury Exposure

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    neurotransmitter in brain. Recent study suggests that prenatal mercury exposure is associated with increased risk for ADHD. Methylmercury has been reported in many studies that they produce mutagenic and carcinogenic effects as well. Methyl mercury produced renal carcinomas in mice, after had given 15 mg/kg in their diets for one year. Several substances have been found that has ability to modify the effect of the chronic toxicity of methyl mercury as selenium, which has antagonist effect and…

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    Reference Ecosystem for Arimawhai Point, Great Mercury Island Introduction When a company, community, trust or private land owner plan on creating a reserve on a degraded landscape they must consider using a reference ecosystem when in the process of planning how to create the reserve. A reference ecosystem is another ecosystem that has the same features as the planned ecosystem this can include temperature, average amount of rainfall, soil type/geology, vegetation type. Reference ecosystems…

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    that depression is yet another issue to add to the “laundry list”. Within the article, a question is asked; “If ADHD drugs can cause depression, why can’t vaccines?” A grossly distorted premise and bewildering connection at best, this statement has its basis on the presumption that vaccines contain a lethal amount of mercury. Moreover, that these heavy metals pose a risk of cumulating within the brain and causing complications to its chemical balance. The conclusion then was that the…

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    Plato's Heliocentric Model

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    According to Mr. Donahue in the footnote for Chapter 7, “Mars and Mercury are the only planets whose orbits differ enough from circles for that difference to have an effect observable by Brahe’s instruments. Mercury is too near the sun to afford reliable observations of its entire orbit. Therefore, only the observations of Mars could have led Kepler to his ‘new astronomy.’” As soon as he discovered that Mars orbits non-uniformly by sweeping out equal horizontal areas in equal periods of times,…

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    Jupiter and Mercury are both named after Roman gods. Jupiter is named after the king of the gods and Mercury is named after the messenger god. Jupiter is named after the king of the gods because it is the biggest planet. Mercury is named after the messenger god because it’s orbital period is so fast. Mercury and Jupiter’s names are for a reason. Mercury and Jupiter both fit very cohesively into solar system. For example, both planets have their own spot in the order from the sun. Mercury is…

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    Within our solar system, exists a collection of eight planets, their moons, asteroids, meteoroids, and comets. These eight planets in our solar system are generally categorized into two types: terrestrial planets, and gas giants. The word terrestrial comes from the Latin word terra which means earth, land, or territory according to dictionary.com. From this, terrestrial planets literally means Earth-like rocky planets. This contrasts from gas giants, since gas giants are mostly composed of…

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    or compounded object(s) during a continuous change in condition. Humans have not only destroyed our home planet we have depleted it to where will will not be about to sustain life in the future. Therefore, I feel that it is really important to find ways to improve our daily lifestyle habits or to even explore other worlds around us that would give our future generations hope of existence. We have already explored beyond the earth to see if the other planets have sustained life in the past or if…

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    different things in it. Things that are in the universe are stars, planets, galaxies, black holes, meteorites, Kuiper belts, and comets probably even more things that we have never even seen yet. Solar means of the sun. Thus the solar system revolves around the sun. The solar system is composed of eight planets. There are two categories of the planets the outer and inner planets. (Wile, Jay L. "Module 11 Gravitational Force at Work with Our Solar System." Exploring Creation with Physical…

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