Robert Koch

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  • Robert Koch Contribution

    Contribution to science Koch has contributed a lot to science; however his most famous contribution is his discovery of mycobacterium tuberculosis, which proved the idea that tuberculosis was not an ‘inherited disease’ (as it was thought at the time) but a bacterium, and was infectious (a scientist named Villemin demonstrated its was contagious but had no solid evidence to back him up). To prove that his theory was correct, Koch used a test which he had devised in his study of anthrax (now) called ‘Koch’s postulates.’ He used guinea pigs to evaluate these postulates on, as they required a host (infected with tuberculosis) to pass on the disease to an uninfected specimen. The tuberculosis disease satisfied all his postulates, and enabled Koch…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Anthrax

    cattle, sheep, camels and oxen” (CDC, 2016). In addition to this, many scholars believe that anthrax was described by Homer in The Iliad and some even suggest that anthrax contributed to the fall of Rome (CDC, 2016). Fast-forward many years, and the first clinical description of anthrax was given by Maret in 1769 (CDC, 2016). This was a leap in the identification of anthrax, as previously it has only been written about in historical accounts rather than a clinical medical setting. The first…

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  • Miasma Theory: The Theory Of Bad Air Caused By The Environment

    The underlying focus of Miasma theory relied on the theory of bad air caused by the environment. The new environments of the tropics being explored by the western world and the new environment of cities created by the industrialization in the nineteenth century, provided new types of bad air, and thus best explained the emergence of diseases as epidemics. Malaria became a major problem in the tropics, and Cholera became a major problem in the cities. The mechanism of spreading for cholera and…

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  • Summary Of Jane Mayer's Dark Money

    who try to buy their way through political campaigns and government representatives. Although David Koch ran for president on a libertarian ticket, his loss led him to begin to try and buy influence with the people in office. She digs into the family’s political affairs throughout the span of their generations, since the formation of the family’s oil refinery by the family patriarch, Fred Chase Koch. However, the Koch estate progressed vastly through their business relations with wildly known…

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  • The Crucial Role Of Non-Jewish Women In World War II

    A select few women out of the population, however, came into power and took up positions in concentration camps whether it be because of a marriage to a S.S. officer, or just because they earned the position themselves. Ilse Koch is now one of the most well known S.S. concentration camp overseers. She married Karl Otto Koch, and the two were transferred to Buchenwald, where she took her position as camp overseer. What distinguished her from the rest of the women working in the camps was her…

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  • Neighbors May Finally Get Their Way Case Study

    Since 1982, various civic groups and campaigns have launched multiple campaigns to restore and reuse the hospital buildings in an attempt to revitalize the surrounding area with affordable housing contained within the hospital buildings. One specific group, Neighborhood Women, led by Jen Peterson, a woman from the community who has united the supporters out of a vision of the common goal of development, has been at the forefront of the fight to reuse the buildings. This group has consistently…

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  • Sadistic Women

    Some may think Herta was terrible but Irma Grese was at still considered at least two times worse. She rode her bike while thousands were on their knees in scorching heat with a delighted smile on her face. If that is not bad enough she had any pregnancies she would have aborted by a former Hungarian Jew that was a doctor. She may have aborted babies and took delight in watching prisoners misery but Ilse Koch was at least the worst of the worst. Ilse had a bad hobby of finding some prisoners…

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  • Gender Equality In Susan Glaspell's A Jury Of Her Peers

    In society, there is always the desire to be “loyal to your sex” (Glaspell), to protect those that one relates to the most. In Susan Glaspell’s short story, A Jury of Her Peers, the characters personify that exact constant by protecting their peers, respectively, as a result of the historical gender segregation. To begin, the women in the short story are not friends, with the narrator of the story stating “She [Martha Hale] had met Mrs. Peters the year before at the county fair… she remembered……

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  • The Road Not Taken And The Armful Analysis

    The Road Not Taken v. The Armful Robert Lee Frost created poetry with mysterious yet clear, heartfelt lessons of choices and struggle, two of which are well shown in The Road Not Taken and The Armful. The two poems perfectly depict some of Frost 's own triumphs, despite the hardships endured, the inspirations channeled from Frost 's wife, Elinor White, and the scenery of the England 's countryside. The moods perceived throughout the works of literature brings mysterious feelings of failure…

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  • Modernism And Poetry In Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken

    As we began to look into modernism and poetry, I cannot help but to be trilled and excited. Poetry makes me feel very relaxed and soothed. I like to read poems because most of the time, I can relate to what the author is saying. Although sometimes I cannot understand all poetry, I find it very interesting to read and analyze. I feel like poetry conveys the emotions of the author to the reader. While discussing Robert Frost’s different types of poems, I fell in love with the poem “The Road Not…

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