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  • Arturo Belano

    A new art movement is the need of a specific era, though it is well to remember that it is the subsequent result of hundredsof years of slow growth. It often produces new methodologies that will eventually form the aesthetic, psychological approach of that time period .In history, a new literary movement arrives contradicting the existing movement with a new set of narrative techniques, plot, style of writing, style of living, etc. which wouldform the writers and their work in the…

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  • Blanchard's Cricket Frog Research Paper

    Blanchard’s Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi) Introduction As humans, we get the opportunity to share and coexist on this planet with some extraordinarily unique and diverse organisms. Of such organisms, reptiles and amphibians are some of the most adaptable organisms on Earth, residing on every continent except bitter cold Antarctica. Here in Minnesota, There are 22 species of amphibians and 31 species of reptiles, ranging from the fast moving salamanders to the slow and nimble turtles. I got…

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  • Easter Island Research Paper

    Easter Island a wonder of the world always questioned by scientists and historians for years. The chilean island in the south west pacific, has geographical wonders. Known to the native people as the Rapi Nui, it was named Easter Island when a European traveler discover the island first time on Easter day. The people of the island mysteriously vanished, but not entirely there are still descendants that live in polynesia. The big question is how did the ancient people suddenly disappears, and…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Eugenics

    Eugenics: Argument FOR by May Slaughter Human genome editing enhances humans with desirable traits, either known as positive or negative eugenics, possible. Eugenics was coined by Sir Francis Galton, cousin of Darwin, in 1883. 19th century Britain looked down upon anyone, of the lower class. They had planned on sterilizing all of the following: mental illness, alcoholism, criminality, chronic poverty, blindness, deafness, feeble-mindedness, and prostitutes. Along with Galton, Hitler has also…

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  • The Heliocentric Theory

    As Isaac Asimov once put it, “The physical world is a wonderful world, but it is also confusing.”(1) In the ancient times, civilizations turned to myths and/or created religions to explain natural phenomena. In other words, humans have tried, and are still trying to figure out, the universe. This inquisition started in ancient civilizations and leads up to the presents day. Facts are sorted out from fiction in this era but, in previous ones, theories arose and were spread throughout the country…

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  • Bumblebees Research Paper

    3. Results 3.1. Bumblebees We recorded a total of 98 bumblebee individuals (Bombus sp.) comprising 13 species (Appendix A, Table A.1). Sixty-four individuals belonging to 12 species were identified in managed meadows, and 34 individuals belonging to 8 species in abandoned meadows. Three of the total species were cuckoo bumblebees (Bombus [Psithyrus] sp). Five species were classified as long-tongued and 8 species as short-tongued. Total species richness and number of long-tongued species were…

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  • Dna Structure And Function Essay

    from parent to offspring and can cause evolution by increasing the size of the gene pool. Another mechanism of evolution is gene flow. Gene flow takes place when organisms immigrate or emigrate from a population permanently. This can can either increase or decrease in the gene pool as a whole. A third mechanism of evolution is genetic drift in which a random event acts on a small population and decrease the size of the gene pool. The fourth mechanism of evolution is non-random mating. In…

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  • Coevolution: On The Origin Of Species

    a variety of orchid with a spur extending over 30cm long. When Darwin received a sample from Madagascar containing this orchid he postulated that a moth with a proboscis of a similar length must exist to pollinate the orchid. In 1903 Xanthopan Morganii Praedicta was discovered, this moth, better known by its colloquial name, the Morgan Sphinx moth, was the perfect match for Angraecum Sesquipedale, and proved the possibility of coevolution. There are three basic forms of coevolution: specific…

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  • Creation Vs. Evolutionary Analysis

    Darwin wrote his evolutionary theory, which is widely accepted among academics in varying degrees, over a century ago, however it is still not taught in many public schools in America. In my own experience with creation versus evolution, I was taught neither. I took Biology in my freshman year of high school, and I was taught nothing about human origins. I was somewhat okay with this because I knew that I went to a private school where many of the students and teachers had strongly religious…

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  • Intelligent Design Theory Analysis

    After the Supreme Court ruled that the teaching of creationism is unconstitutional, opponents of evolution came up with a new strategy to bring their theory to America’s education system. Creationist revived their theory by renaming creationism Intelligent Design. Their new strategy to bring creation into American public schools was to argue that creationism is scientific like evolution and should be taught in the scientific curriculum. The creationist argue that their theory is scientific,…

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