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  • Rat Experiment Lab Report

    III. Experiment Results The in-class experiment took place using three different rats, and having all test subjects being exposed to four different situations. The first rat was used as the control subject, setting its outcomes from the experiments as the normal responses for a healthy individual rat. The first experiment was conducted to determine the normal metabolic rate for each rat. The control rat had a metabolic rate of 1465ml O2/kg/hr. This number will be compared to following numbers from the remaining three experiments. In experiment two rat #1 was exposed to Thyroxine(T3/T4), and caused the metabolic rate to increase by 10%. Considering the fact that the control rat has a normal and healthy endocrine system, rat #1 is already producing…

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  • Dead Rats In Adam Camus The Plague

    beginning in Part One, it begins to depict how the rats started to captivate the lives of the people living in Oran. As the days go on, the number of dead rats increase. In The Plague by Adam Camus, suspense is shown through how naive the people of Oran were when they first saw the rats and the rising death counts of them and their impact. In the beginning of Part One, there are many interactions with the people and the rats. On of the first ones was when Dr. Rieux found a dead rat in the…

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  • A Summary Of The Impact Of Handling And Sex Differences In Rats

    The effects of handling and sex differences in rats on anxiety was tested using an elevated plus maze. This experiment was conducted to determine the impact of handling and sex on the level of anxiety in 60 day old rats. 24 rats were separated into groups based on sex and whether or not they were handled. The effects of handling on anxiety was determined by placing the rats in an elevated plus maze for 5 minutes and observing how they explored. This study showed that handling had an impact on…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Fear Of Small Pets

    marked the six-month anniversary of the day I was hired for my fifty-cent-more than minimum wage post at a big-box pet store. I started off as a cashier and made my way over into Pet Care in record time, especially for someone who had close to no experience with the animals I would be caring for. I knew a bit about the small mammals; hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rats, mice, and chinchillas, and I tried to make that a bigger selling point than it actually is. There isn't nearly as much to know…

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  • Fallen Angel Lab Report

    Cows are one of the closest relative to humans. With a 99.3% DNA match, whatever that happened within a cow's system should also be happening within a human. The natural lifespan of a fully grown cow is 15 years. The energy production of a cow was just as efficient and strong as a humans. The rat is another close relative to humans. The cells within the rat also were decaying at normal rates. However, the numbers that were returned for the human cells did not add up. S**t. Sylas looked over…

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  • Personal Narrative: Superdog

    SuperDog The day started like normal in the city of Maine, I got my food, affection, and my mission from Super Animal Co. This time it was Mr. Rat. (My Main Nemesis) He decided it was a good idea to release his henchmen, disguised as mailmen, to start fires all over the state. I flew over the city until I reached Mr. Rats underground lab. I crawled up the long and narrow pipe hoping not to be caught. Once I got down, I snuck back behind the large computer program Mr. Rat owned and called…

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  • More Experience: Bigger Brain By Roger R. Hock

    However other scientists were skeptical towards to the experience, since in the past research such effect was not demonstrated. The author also mentions how some scientist criticized that perhaps it was not the enriched environment that produced that brain change, but rather the how the rate was handling or stress. In addition, argument was made that the impoverished rat was stressed, and that’s what made that change in the development of the brain. In the further addition, the authors mention…

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  • Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Watson, J. B. And Rayner R.

    With lambs, not one mistake was made while they were on the visual cliff. The baby goat, it became frightened and froze showing that the goat was in complete control of his/her visual sense. Kittens too were found to have great sense of perception as soon as they were able to move on their own at about 4 weeks old. However, for the rats it was a different story. They did not appear to show any preference towards the shallow side of the table, but this may be because rats use the sense of smell…

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  • Dehumanization In The Holocaust Essay

    In these camps “the death rates were so high, from malnutrition, typhus and exhaustion that the disposal of corpses became a serious problem.” (THE CAMPS) The treatment in transporting and caring for the victims is probably one of the main factors in the dehumanization of people during Holocaust. The victims were treated inferior simply because of their nationality. The Nazi’s made it a point to degrade these people in every way possible by taking away their rights and free will.…

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  • Cats And Mice Became Enemies

    differences in many stories. Earlier this week, we read two legends that I think are alike in various ways. These stories are “Cat and Rat” and “How Cats and Mice Became Enemies.” The short story “Cat and Rat” explains why the Chinese Zodiacs are in their order while also mentioning why cats despise rats. This is because Rat sabotaged Cat’s chance having a Chinese Zodiac named after her. The other legend, “How Cats and Mice Became Enemies”, it doesn’t say anything about Chinese Zodiac’s, but it…

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