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  • Argumentative Essay: The Use Of Nuclear Energy

    Have you ever been watching T.V. and just wondered where the energy that was powering the television was coming from, or how it was made? Well that power source is called nuclear power and many people do not think about nuclear power, or just not pay any attention to nuclear power, but nuclear power is one of the most useful thing to have been discovered. It powers so much. Without nuclear power you would not have electricity to charge Iphones and laptops. With nuclear power we do so much with…

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  • Poisoner's Handbook Deborah Blum Summary

    The Analysis of “The Poisoner’s Handbook”, by Deborah Blum The Analysis of “The Poisoner’s Handbook”, by Deborah Blum Austin Shufflebarger Pickens Academy Introduction “The Poisoner’s Handbook”, by Deborah Blum is a detailed biography about murder and the birth of Forensic Medicine in the Jazz Age of New York City, along with going over various poisons and toxins it also delivers interesting biographies as well as an in-depth look into the court cases and scientific discoveries…

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  • Lung Cancer Disease Diary

    The topic of my disease diary is lung cancer. The reason, why I have chosen it is, because I also have witnessed how somebody died because of lung cancer and I want to know how that could happen. In the following report I will talk about the characteristic of the cancer, the causes and symptoms, the treatment of the disorder and how the relationship is to other body systems. Lung cancer, also called carcinoma of the lung or pulmonary carcinoma, is an enormously deadly tumor in the lung. The…

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  • Marie And Mare Curie Research Paper

    Marie and Pierre Curie More than hundred years passed since Marie and Pierre Curie won the Nobel Prize for discovering radioactive elements polonium and radium. The scientific world was excited with the newly discovered force of nature, but they soon realized that that the discovery was not the best for human race. They soon learned that the great discovery was a threat to health. Unfortunately, long time went by until their concerns were taken seriously. Marie Curie denied that…

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  • The Causes And Dangers Of Air Pollution And The Environment

    Air pollution is the contamination of the atmosphere by harmful biological or chemicals. Pollution causes serious harm to the environment and it is attributed that it is among the reasons why we have global warming. With harmful gases being emitted in the atmosphere there is dire need on how we can minimize the effects that causes air pollution, although some are inevitable there is need to put countermeasures in helping regulating harmful gases from being emitted to the atmosphere. Some of the…

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  • Fracking Pros And Cons

    Hydraulic fracturing has been around for several years as a controversial topic. Fracking is a controversial topic, because of how it might impact the environment, and the pros/cons of it. Many people think fracking is good, because of all the jobs it has created, and the money it has brought in to the economy. Others think fracking is bad, because of the pollution. In this paper, I plan to talk about why fracking is such a hot topic, what kind of problem is it, and how it works. I will also…

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  • The Possible Causes Of Smoking And Lung Cancer

    that lead to lung cancer are often from acquired gene changes. These are genetic changes that happen because of exposure to a certain environment, like a city with high levels of air pollution or living in a house with high levels of the chemical radon. “Acquired changes in certain genes, such as the TP53 or p16 tumor suppressor genes and the K-RAS or ALK oncogenes, are thought to be important in the development of non-small cell lung cancer. They may also make some lung cancers more likely to…

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  • Effects Of Indoor Air Pollution

    Recently, indoor air pollutant has become a great concern for human being. It has been found that indoor air pollution can cause harmful health impacts more than health impacts due to outdoor air pollution. People spend 65 to 90 percent of their time in indoor and maximum of that time in home. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) humans are exposed to indoor air pollutants two to five times more even 100 times higher than the levels of outdoor pollutants. As people spend…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Radiation Therapy

    More people compared to any other time in US history are able to survive and live their lives after cancer treatment. Cancer has been a rampant problem in the United States and the rest of the world, but recent statistics have been shown that the number of individuals affected is dropping and treatment of cancer is improving. The improvement of healthcare and cancer treatment has improved the fight against cancer and its survivability. But before talking about medical advances in treatment to…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Uranium Mining

    landscape, produces lots of noise pollution, demolishes habitats and are very dangerous. More specifically, Uranium mines have an enormous occupational health and safety risks. Uranium mines emit a colourless, odourless, radioactive noble gas called Radon. These Radon’s are easily inhaled, hence, are very harmful to humans, leading to high levels of radiation. Possible solutions…

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