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    Essay On Turner Syndrome

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    Turner syndrome, also known as TS and gonadal dysgenesis, is a chromosomal deficiency affecting over two million women that occur when two of the X chromosomes in a female’s DNA are either incomplete or missing entirely. It usually becomes apparent when a female is only a few years old, or even shortly following her birth. The missing genetic material of the X chromosome keeps the female body from maturing on its own. Because Turner syndrome is different for every female and an individual…

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    Angelman Syndrome

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    Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects around 1 in around 12,000-20,000 live births and affects both males and females equally. Angelman syndrome is very often misdiagnosed as autism or cerebral palsy. Angelman syndrome is not an inherited disease, and is instead caused by a change in the E3 ubiquitin protein ligase gene (UBE3A) on the maternal chromosome 15. This change prevents the chromosome from functioning properly. It occurs as a random event during the formation of eggs…

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    Goldfish Experiment

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    Average Metabolic Rate Difference of Goldfish in Dark vs. Ambient Light Introduction Metabolism is an interesting field of study to better understand what is happening inside of the body of different organisms that keep them alive. Goldfish (Carassius auratus) were used for this experiment since these small animals metabolism can be easily influenced by different variables. This is due to the fact that goldfish are poikilothermic whose internal temperature is influenced by their surroundings.…

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    Losing Weight Essay

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    every aspect of a person’s life, from what they eat to how long they sleep. To begin a weight loss journey, the first step is to figure out how many calories and what type of calories need to be consumed. To do this, a person can find their basal metabolic rate, or BMR. This is the minimum…

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    Benefits Of Butterflies

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    Monarch butterflies are bright orange with black and white markings on its wings. Males and females can be differentiated based on observing their hind wings; while males have a black spot at the center of each hind wing, females do not. These wings give males a selective advantage; they are able to attract female mates. Similar to migrating birds, the monarch butterflies use the clear benefit of updrafts of warm air, called “thermals” and glide as they migrate, to preserve the energy required…

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    Diving Beetle Adaptations

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    process of gas exchange they have adaptations that allow them to spend time under water without drowning. To be able to survive under water these animals need to be able to get a sufficient supply of oxygen to their lungs in order to maintain a high metabolic rate and a high oxygen rate. If the animal doesn’t have enough oxygen to last when they are under water then there is a high chance of that animal dying by drowning or by coming unconscious. Aquatic mammals such as dolphins seal their…

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    Natasha Diagnosis

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    significant limitations in general mental abilities and adaptive functioning that emerge during the course of children’s development (Weis, 2014 p. 89).” The causes of Intellectual Disability range from chromosomal abnormalities, childhood illnesses, metabolic disorders and cultural-familial (low SES &Environmental influence) and teratogens. The two main diagnostic criteria that are needed to be met in order to be diagnosed is deficits in intellectual and adaptive functioning. It is not…

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    Different Types Of Autism

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    Severe problems and syndromes that may accompany ASD includes mental retardation, seizures, and tuberous sclerosis sensory problems. Many children with ASD are very sensitive to certain sounds, textures, taste, and smells (Allen & Cowdery). Other forms of ASD is Rett’s disorder (Allen & Cowdery). It’s known as Rett syndrome is diagnosed primarily in females. Diagnosis is often made on the basis of the repetitive gestures…

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    Adrienne Bashista Speech

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    The speaker Adrienne Bashista gave a very insightful speech about what Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is and how it is caused. Before our speaker told us about her son, I had very little knowledge about what FASD was. I now realize how severe FASD is and how even the slightest consumption of alcohol can affect a fetus during pregnancy. I became aware that FASD is a rare syndrome that only 2 to 5 percent of the population have. This statistic surprised me due to a large amount of woman who may drink when…

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    Essay On Thermoregulation

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    internal body temperature of animals within a certain range. Endotherms, such as mammals and birds, thermoregulate internally by generating heat from metabolic processes and are able to keep their body temperature high and relatively constant, adapting to the environment to maintain homeostasis. This type of thermoregulation requires a high metabolic rate, that enables organisms to be more physically active without having to rely on the environment, hence increases evolutionary fitness.…

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