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How Islamic Architecture in Spain Changed from the Seventh Century to the Mid-sixteenth Century - The Great Mosque of Córdoba was built in Córdoba, Andalucía, southern Spain: the capital at which Muslims exist. The great Mosque of Córdoba went under massive changes over centuries. These changes occurred because the Mosque was conquered by groups of people following different religions, including Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Each religion marked its conception through changing or adding a unique artwork that symbolized its essence. The Great Mosque of Córdoba was built by Arab architects in the eighth century and then a cathedral was added by Christian conquers in the sixteenth century ....   [tags: Architecture, Islam, Spain]
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The Effects of the Ageing Population on the British Welfare State - Introduction Since the year 1800, the global population has grown from one billion to the estimated current population of 6.5 billion. By the year 2070 the world’s population is expected to continue to grow to 10 billion people. The major increase in population has occurred in the past 50 years, and based upon the United Nations (2007) estimates and projections up to the year 2050, it is believed that the population burst experienced worldwide over the past half century will have slowed down in the northern and contemporary countries, whereas the population will continue to increase in less developed countries and southern nations....   [tags: British Politics, Funding, Resources] 2100 words
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Edmund Husserl’s The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology - Philosopher Edmund Husserl’s book, The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, raised several concepts and ideas throughout the history of philosophy. The purpose of this essay is to explore and analyze ideas in two of Husserl’s specific themes: The Life-World and the World of Science and The Origin of Geometry. Another purpose is to try to establish, if possible, any connections or compatibilities between the two themes, or ideas within the two themes. Part One- The Life-World: The life-world, simply put, is the world as experienced in everyday life....   [tags: Philosophy, Perception, Metaphysics]
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Analysis of a Test: Authentic Assessment for English Language Learners - Design a (grammar/vocabulary/reading/writing or any area) language-skills test for your learners, then take all necessary measures to validate the test after that subject it to strong reliability check as assessment research suggests, meaning administering the test to the learners, perhaps more than once. Once the test designing and piloting process is completed, document the whole process in the form of a critical report explaining the events you went through as a test designer, validity and reliability checker, and evaluator....   [tags: validity, reliability, authenticity]
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Does Theory of Mind Exist at the Age of Three - Introduction Theory of mind (ToM) is defined as the “awareness of one’s own mental processes and the mental processes of others” (Ciccarelli, 2013). According to Apperly (2012), Astington & Huges (2013) and Wellman (2011), interest in nature begins at a very young age. Three-year-old children should be able to perceive and understand through observation (Pratt & Bryant, 1990), discriminate positive/negative emotions, and distinguish one’s and other’s desires, which is a milestone in the development of ToM....   [tags: behavioral sciences, psychology, neuroscience]
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Anciten Chinese Civiilizaiton: THe Rise of the Han Dynasty - The rise of the Han dynasty commenced with the suicide of the Western Chu Emperor, Xiang Yu. Following the collapse of the Qin Dynasty, China was under an interregnum; both the Han dynasty and Chu dynasty wanted complete and utter dominance of China. During this era, 18 kingdoms once known as the Qin Empire provoked numerous battles solely for the command of China (See Appendix – the 18 kingdoms). Of the more significant battles was the battle of Julu, where Xiang Yu defeated the Qin Empire; the battle of Julu marked the end of the Qin Dynasty (Zhou, 2003)....   [tags: chu emperor, xiang yu, qin dynasty]
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Impact of Child Abuse on Mental Health - Methodology The method that is being used to observe the impact of child abuse on mental health in older adults (aged 65 and older) is quantitative research . By using the quantitative research design, researchers are able to get a numeric answer to this research question. The researcher is trying to figure out how previous child abuse affects a person during this age group (65& up) and how it affects their mental health as well. Thorough research has been conducted on the impact of childhood abuse on younger adults, or adults younger than age 65 (Sullivan, T....   [tags: Abuse, Children, Teenagers, Mental Health]
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Azalea Seafood Gumbo Shoppe Business Analysis - Azalea Seafood Gumbo Shoppe is in the Seafood Packaging Industry . In this industry companies take raw seafood materials and package them to sell to supermarkets, grocery stores and restaurants. While Azalea does direct sales through catering the bulk of its revenue is derived from wholesaling its foods (Appendix A). Larger compnaies in the industry typically work through a food broker that will arange selling to supermarkets or grocery stores. A major advantage in using food brokers is that preferred shelf placement can be arranged which aids in sales....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1342 words
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Inception and Termination of the Intervention - When is it suitable to intervene with people’s lives and how does one learn to stop. This is the question that most social scientists and journalists face when they do sociological work. In Sidewalk—a contemporary classic that portrays the lives of the unhoused and street vendors of the Sixth Avenue—sociologist Mitchell Duneier exposes his fascination about Hakim Hasan’s—one of his research’s main subject—perspective of his role in the society: “a public character (6).” After hearing Hakim’s statement, Duneier feels as if he needed to know more not only about Hakim but also about the people at his vending table to reinforce his portrayal of how the sidewalk life works at this era....   [tags: Sociology, Duneier, Sidewalk] 1718 words
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An Ethnographic Study on Children’s Culture - Children spend most of their time in institutions such as schools, learning, in order to provide themselves with the education they need to make their dreams come true. Children view these institutions as a space for sociability where they can form bonds with others, outside their families, as they create and spread their own distinctive culture (McDonnell 26). As a reading buddy at Brooksview Middle School, the knowledge I acquired while there was fascinating as it allowed me to reflect upon my own experiences and relate it to what we were learning in the course....   [tags: Sociology, Childhood, Culture] 786 words
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Justification of Choices of Polemic Arguments - Supporting Legal Gay Marriage There are two texts being considered for inclusion in the ‘should gay marriage be legal’ arguments section. Both texts support the argument for gay marriage to be legal with specific attention towards children and parenting in gay couples. The texts analysed are ‘Gay couples: A close look at this modern family, parenting’ by Sharon Jayson for USA Today and Children of Same-Sex Couples Do as Well as Other Children by Linda Little for Medscape News. The article published in Medscape news hold more grounds and would be a more valuable asset for inclusion in the web page then that of the article in USA today....   [tags: Homosexuality ]
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Chinese Media and Starbucks High Prices - Research question: Is Starbucks high pricing strategy the appropriate positioning in the Chinese market. Introduction Starbucks is the largest American company. It has about 20,900 shops all over the world. Starbucks it’s a company that its main purpose isn’t to sell their coffee, instead, Starbucks tries to sell the essence of “feeling at home”. The company is facing legal issues with china due to their increasing prices on every single product. Chinese media is harshly criticizing Starbucks for its prices....   [tags: chinese market, coffee, quality]
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Business Strategy of Company BMW Group - In order to identify BMW Group’s internal strengths and weakness, here applied strategic capability which combined three keys of resource: tangible resources, intangible resources, and competences. All of these resources enable a company to attain a sustainable competitive advantage (Dess et al, 2010). Tangible Resources are physical and financial assets that BMW uses to create value for the customers. In 2012, BMW’s financial report shows a sharp increase in revenues by 11,7% reaching a total of €76,848 million, instead of €68,821 million recorded in 2011 and with respect to the Group’s earnings, its Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) rose by 3.5%, from €8,018 million in 2011 to €8,300...   [tags: audi group, bmw, automotive industry]
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Baroque, British Rock and Compositional Similarities - The European Baroque period lasted from 1600-1750 A.D.. Music from this period often had identifying characteristics: expressing mood through both instrumental and vocal music, consistent rhythmic patterns, terraced dynamics that change suddenly rather than gradually, basso continuo, complex melodies, and polyphonic textures (Kamien 148). Composers like Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Bach, Purcell, and Handel were prominent during the European Baroque period and composed both sacred and secular music: operas, oratorios, cantatas, concertos, and suites (“Baroque Music”)....   [tags: Composition, technique, music]
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Data Envelopment Analysis in University Rankings - Data Envelopment Analysis in University Rankings 1.0 Introduction Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is a means of producing a performance measure where sets of organisational decision making units (DMUs) have multiple inputs and outputs. (Dyson, 2000, OR Insight Vol13 Issue 4). DEA considers each unit in turn through linear programming and selects the most favourable weights for it. In this investigation the DMUs are universities, and the outputs are the different categories, ie ‘Completion Rate’ 1.1 Data Set Chosen / Assumptions From the Times Top 100 universities a list of 12 was made from what was considered to be the top “Computer Science” universit...   [tags: Papers] 2337 words
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Olympian Gods of Greek Mythology - Greek mythology is the myths and legends the ancient Greeks centred their lives around. The ancient Greeks used it to explain the events and components of the world around them. Their religion included gods and heroes, creation stories, and the origins of their civilisations and rituals. It is topic that had been studied and examined in great depth for thousands of years. This fascinating religion's messages and influences are reflected in today’s modern society, and many similarities can be found between Greek mythology and modern religions, such as Christianity....   [tags: Greek Mythology] 1022 words
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Mill Operation Findings and Recommendations - 1. Executive Summary The visit covers the findings and recommendations related to the refurbishment of the first line, the mill operation and identifying the bottle neck that would obstruct the mill from operate at full capacity (60 ton per hour). The findings and recommendations are summarized in the following sub-sections with details described in the ensuing main sections. 1.1 The progress of the refurbishment for the old line, the work of changing the digester liner for four units of digester and the fibre cyclone replacement were seen in progress....   [tags: Site Analysis ] 1111 words
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Historical Periods of Canadian History - Organizing a topic as diverse as Canadian history into periods is challenging. Canadian history spans hundreds of years, covers events from varying points of views, and contains dimensions of culture, theme, and politics. To understand how to organize history logically into periods, it is helpful to refer to Canadian history sources. Two history texts by Bumstead and Silver will be considered. The manner in which they organize Canadian history into logical and comprehensive periods will be taken into account....   [tags: Canadian History ]
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Strategic Management: History & Strategy - Question one, Part a: 1. These historical inputs are recognised and understood by the phrase “the way we do things around here” or the way business is now. History is the fusion and creation of internal and external cultural factors from the past that define the paradigm and the context through which strategies have been developed by decision makers within the company. History is the antecedents to strategy development that include embedded, stories, symbols, power, structure, controls, rituals and routines (refer appendix 1)....   [tags: Organizational Issues]
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Real Estate Accounting: New Regulations - The level of agony for individuals and businesses continues to rise as they experience losses in the value of their real estate holdings. In some circumstances, the fair market value of their property has fallen below the loan or mortgage amount. As a result, many debtors decide to walk away from the loan, resulting in repossession of the property by the lender. As shown in Appendix A the default rates continue to rise (United States), affecting accounting issues such as, revenue recognition, measurement, fair value, and impairment....   [tags: The Financial Crisis] 1546 words
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INOCULATION TO DISABILITY AND DEATH - Scientific evidence demonstrates that vaccine inoculation can cause complications including disability and death. What is causing this shift in immune-prophylaxis, from the initial goal of eradicating contagious diseases, to becoming a killer inoculation. Are we still free to defend and decide for our health, or is there a danger of government actions with mass- vaccination mandates. There is a justified alarming concern on vaccines, not only in the population worldwide, but also in the medical personnel....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom - Health promotion is about raising awareness of a health issues that may have an effect on the population in a positive or negative perspective. It is done to improve one’s health by supporting, encouraging and placing in higher in personal as well as the political agendas (Ewles & Simnett, 2003). This essay will focus on the issue of Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom especially in the London area. It will explain why the rate of tuberculosis is higher in London compared to the other major cities in the UK....   [tags: public health]
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Paley's Argument for God's Existence - Since the beginning of time, society has been plagued by questions stemming past the grasp of human understanding. In attempt to explain such bewilderment, mankind formed a principle belief regarding their presence as the workings of a more capable being, God. As time has progressed, distinguished and scholarly members of society have come forward with ideas regarding some distinct understanding into the complex subject that is god. To this day, students are taught theories that have managed to stand the test of time and interpretation, theories that are highly respected by the top scholars of this century....   [tags: Earthly Inferences, Human Existence]
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Nursery: Outdoor and Indoor Activity - INTRODUCTION This observational critique will plan, implement and critically evaluate two activities within a maintained nursery school, designed to develop early scientific skills through growth both indoors and out. The learning outcomes for the activities will be taken from the revised Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) (EE, 2012) within one of the specific areas ‘Understanding the World’. It will also evaluate the important role of the practitioner when providing for the unique child within an enabling environment....   [tags: EYFS, Understanding the World, children]
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The Oild and Petroleum Industry - INTRODUCTION The oil and petroleum industry in Malaysia operates under an oligopolistic market structure. Both PETRONAS and Shell are renowned firms that produce and sell petroleum in Malaysia. Incorporated on 17 August 1974, PETRONAS is Malaysia’s national oil company, assigned with complete ownership and control of the petroleum resources in Malaysia. Throughout the years, PETRONAS grew into a “completely integrated oil and gas corporation and is ranked among FORTUNE Global 500® largest corporations in the world” (PETRONAS, 2014)....   [tags: petronas, shell, malaysia ]
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The Lonely Versus The Overworked American by Jacqueline Olds and Richard Schwartz - The Lonely Versus The Overworked American In The Lonely American, by Jacqueline Olds and Richard Schwartz, many sources are used to reinforce the main points of the book. In chapter two, “Frantic Without a Peep”, the authors use many sources to better back their ideas; in particular they paraphrased statistics from The Overworked American by Juliet Schor. Upon further review, although Olds and Schwartz cited the statistics correctly, they did not present them in the context they were originally given....   [tags: government, statistics, evidence]
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The Lonely American, by Jacqueline Olds and Richard Schwartz - In The Lonely American, by Jacqueline Olds and Richard Schwartz, many sources are used to reinforce the main points of the book. In chapter two, “Frantic Without a Peep”, the authors use many sources to better back their ideas; in particular they paraphrased statistics from The Overworked American by Juliet Schor. Upon further review, although Olds and Schwartz cited the statistics correctly, they did not present them in the context they were originally given. Olds and Schwartz, moderately manipulated Schors research to ensure the findings fitted their points more accurately....   [tags: unexpected decline, government]
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Mentoring Nursing and Healthcare Students - The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) defines the role of a mentor as a nurse with specific training who is able to facilitate learning, and supports and supervises students in a practice setting (NMC 2008). Mentorship plays an integral part in the next generation of practitioners and nursing professionals play a vital role in guiding a process that allows the transference of knowledge, skills and attributes from healthcare professionals to the students they are working with (English National Board and Department of Health 2001)....   [tags: Nursing Education, Teaching Methods]
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Industrial Robots and Manufacturing Automation - Industrial Robots and Manufacturing Automation Abstract Automation started out as an assembly line of workers doing the same repetitive task all day long. Some of the jobs were very boring, dirty, unpleasant, and possibly dangerous. After the introduction of the first robot in 1961, automation began to advance in ways people could only imagine. Each of the six basic styles of robot used in industry today were designed with different applications in mind. Some of the robots were designed for assembly, others are more suited for simple pick and place applications, while a select few are capable of carrying heavy loads over a large area....   [tags: Robots Automation Essays]
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Catching Rulers and Reaction Times - Catching Rulers and Reaction Times The reaction time of ten subjects was measured. The subjects were asked to catch a ruler ten times under five different conditions. The first condition measured the subject's simple reaction time. Each further condition added an additional stimulus and the reaction times were measured. There was a clear increase in reaction time with the addition of further stimulus, however the expected result of a steady increase in response time with the addition of each condition did not occur....   [tags: Papers] 1114 words
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Sealed Air Coporation Case Study - 1.0 INTRODUCTION The Sealed Air corporation is committed to market leadership through technological innovation. Ten years ago, the company was first to market with a highly successful coated air-bubble packaging protection product, AirCap. However, market trends indicate a rapid displacement of coated bubble by a technologically inferior yet inexpensive uncoated product. Burgeoning demand for uncoated bubble poses a direct threat to the long-term viability of the technologically superior, premium priced AirCap....   [tags: Case Study] 1731 words
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Replacement Advertising on the Web - Is it Legally and Ethically - Replacement Advertising on the Web - Is it Legally and Ethically Acceptable. Summary ======= This report discusses the legality and ethics of a new piece of software launched in February 2001, which allows ISP's to overlay advertising banners on any web page on the net with adverts sold by, and controlled by them. Investigations led to discussions about Copyright infringement and European Competition Law. Many examples of Case Law were also investigated for their possible links with issues arising from the use of this software....   [tags: Computer Science]
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Promoting Community Health - As a Practice Nurse I have contact with all groups accessing primary care. Women access primary care more frequently than men due to their role within the family, maternity care, and existing screening services targeting women's health (Wall & Owen, 2002). A practice audit (Appendix 1) has shown a similar result locally. Men are reticent about accessing health care on both their own and their family's behalf, and are also less likely to discuss health concerns with their peers (Annandale & Hunt, 2000)....   [tags: Health] 2363 words
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Techniques for Improved Pronunciation - Techniques for improved pronunciation If we take the view that pronunciation does matter and that accent can be reduced in adults, then what can be done. Various classroom techniques and procedures have been developed for improving the pronunciation of adult ESL learners (van Loon 2002; Smith & Beckmann 2005; Frazer ……. These are briefly presented below, in chronological order, under headings which: (a) summarise the major focus of each technique, (b) acknowledge the author/s name/s and (c) show the year of publication A focus on stress and pausing - van Loon - 2002....   [tags: Language ] 1773 words
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Reforming Canada’s Healthcare System - A friend of mine went to the emergency department because she had severe pain in her right lower abdomen. She received a laparoscope and was notified that she required surgery immediately to get her appendix removed. While the on-call anesthesiologist was caring for a mother in labour leaving her and other patients waiting for care. She waited several hours to get access to an anesthesiologist to receive medical care before her surgical procedure. After her surgery, the surgeon stated her appendix was really severe, and they were lucky enough to perform surgery before it ruptured....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Education for Sustainable Development - Sustainability development has three components: environment, society, and economy. If you consider the three to be overlapping circles of the same size, the area of overlap in the center is human well-being. As the environment, society, and economy become more aligned, the area of overlap increases, and so does human well-being. Therefore, education for sustainable development (ESD) is the use of education as a tool to achieve sustainability. Simply put, ESD is a way to make the world a safer, healthier, and more livable place for us and future generations (McKeown, 2002, pgs 7-9)....   [tags: Education]
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Economic Challenges Facing Nigeria - Nigeria is the largest country in Africa and accounts for 47% of West Africa’s population stretching a land are of 910,770 (sq. km). It richly endowed human and natural resources, making it the African destination of choice for serious investors to take advantage of a potentially large market. The government’s “Vision 20:2020” Plan seeks to position Nigeria as one of the top 20 economies in the world by the year 2020. Will Nigeria live up to its goal. This essay seeks to address the question by examining its: i) economic indicators, ii) comparative advantage, iii) trade patterns in relation to gravity model of trade, iv) attractiveness for international firms and finally conclude by raising...   [tags: economy, Vision 2020]
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The 15-Minute Family Interview - Kaakinen, Gedaly-Duff, Coehlo & Hanson, (2010) report family is the biggest resource for managing care of individuals with chronic illness; family members are the main caregivers and provide necessary continuity of care. Therefore, it is important for health care providers to develop models of care based on an understanding what families are going through (Eggenberger, Meiers, Krumwiede, Bliesmer, & Earle, 2011). The family I chose to interview is in the middle of a transition in family dynamics....   [tags: Family Interviews, Nursing]
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John F. Kennedy’s Assassination - Over fifty years have passed since the assassination of John F. Kennedy and still it is one of the most talked about assassinations of all time. “JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas” (“The White House”). John and his wife, Jacqueline, were riding in an open top car down the streets of Dealey Plaza when the President John Kennedy was shot and killed. This event traumatized many Americans, “Over 66% of people in America believe that the assassination was part of a larger conspiracy while only 25% think it was just one individual working alone” (Blaton )....   [tags: Lee Harvey Oswald, Conspiracy, History]
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Integrated Governance: Health Policy - The changes to health policy and the re-organisation of the NHS in recent years which has led to improve integrated governance, has all developed as a result of the catastrophic failings that occurred in Mid-Staffordshire healthcare Trust. The Secretary of State for health, Andrew Lansley, announced a full public inquiry to parliament on the 9th June 2009 into the role of the commissioning, supervisory and regulatory bodies in the monitoring of Mid-Staffordshire Foundation Trust (Midstaff inquiry online, 2013)....   [tags: patient involvment, care]
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Medicinal Industry: Serratia Marcescens - Serratia marcescens, a Gram-negative bacillus, was originally and solely considered a biological marker in the medicinal industry, due to its highly natural red pigment: Prodigiosin (Hejazi and Falkiner, 1997). The pigment has numerous roles within bacteria, which can be further translated into the pharmaceutical and medical domain. This bacterium naturally occurs in water, soil, on plants as well as in humans and animals (Khanafari et al, 2006), where it is deemed an opportunistic pathogen. S.marcescens is viable enough to flourish on standard media with the production of a pigment, which characteristically ranges from a red to a dark pink shade....   [tags: toxin, leukemia, red pigment]
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Destruction of Rain Forest - “In every sense, a standing rain forest supplies more economic wealth than if it were cleared … yet deforestation continues at an alarming rate.” (Tropical Rain Forest Coalition, 1996). Rain Forests have played a significant role in shaping modern biology. The destruction of the rain forests will determine the fate of all species humans plants and animals. Many people do not understand the long- term consequences of losing the earth’s rain forests. They have provided all living beings with many natural resources and medicines....   [tags: essays research papers] 1192 words
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The Bead Bar Corporation - The Bead Bar Corporation headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, has made the commitment to replace its current paper-based system with a state of the art computer-based system. The project purpose is to select and implement an Information Management System product to automate many functions for all departments in Bead Bar. This integrated, multi-user, multi-functional system will enhance each department's ability to perform its mission, goals, and objectives. As stated by Bead Bar's management, "It is in the best interest of the company to move in directions that move the company in to the global market." The Information Management System is the key to meeting that goal....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1553 words
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Xerox Case Study Analysis - Xerox Case Study Analysis Xerox's "Book In Time" is a revolutionary product, presenting some new opportunities for the company. It is simply a matter of costs. The Book-in-Time equipment allows for a publishing company to produce a 300-page book for $6.90, something which could have been previously reached only for lots larger than 1,000 copies. A significant decrease in publishing costs, given the fact that these cover up to 20 % (including the paper and binding the book), would create the possibility of an increased profit margin....   [tags: Business Analysis Xerox] 1027 words
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Trois Rivieres - Trois-Rivieres is a place of cultural, economic, and physical diversity. Located in a country with a deep history, which is also growing into modern times, Trois-Rivieres shows its 375-year-old history by contributing to modern development. Economically, Trois-Rivieres has many resources, but the main economic resource is manufacturing which is always changing. In particular, the St. Lawrence River is connected to the three-armed delta that gave Trois-Rivieres its name. The natural vegetation is as diverse as the city as it ranges from forests to grasslands....   [tags: Development, Physical Diversity]
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A Comparison of Pride in King Lear and The Duchess of Malfi - The Sin of Pride Exposed in King Lear, and The Duchess of Malfi   In this brief monograph, we shall be hunting down and examining various creatures from the bestiary of Medieval/Renaissance thought. Among these are the fierce lion of imperious, egotistical power, a pair of fantastic peacocks, one of vanity, one of preening social status, and the docile lamb of humility. The lion and the peacocks are of the species known as pride, while the lamb is of an entirely different, in fact antithetical race, that of humility and forgiveness....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays] 1555 words
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The Importance of Motivation and Ability in a Successful Competitive Performance - The Importance of Motivation and Ability in a Successful Competitive Performance In this essay I will investigate whether motivation is more important than ability in team games, racket sports and individual activities. By looking at sources on the Internet, in text books and sports papers; as well as adding graphic examples, I should hopefully be able to answer this question. Before I begin however, I must build up a series of definitions in order to help explain the question. The Edexcel Advanced PE book describes motivation as the 'Drive to Strive', while Kent describes it as 'the internal state which tends to direct a person's behaviour towards a goal'....   [tags: Papers] 975 words
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Kant's Attack on the Amphiboly of the Concepts of Reflection - Kant's Attack on the Amphiboly of the Concepts of Reflection ABSTRACT: In the neglected 'Amphiboly of the Concepts of Reflection,' Kant introduces a new transcendental activity, Transcendental Deliberation (Kemp Smith calls it 'Transcendental Reflection'). It aims to determine to which faculty a representation belongs and does so by examining the representation's relationships to other representations. This enterprise yields some powerful ideas. (1) Some of the relationships studied have great interest, numerical identity in particular....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]
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Lateritic Soils in the Tropics: The Problems and Management Possibilities - Lateritic Soils in the Tropics: The Problems and Management Possibilities The soil name "laterite" comes from a Latin word "later" meaning brick. It is an appropriate name, as soils under this classification are characterized by forming hard, impenetrable and often irreversible pans when dried (Soils and Soil Fertility 1993). Lateritic soils are also characterized by their low soil fertility. Due to the high rate of weathering, and resulting low charge minerals, the soil is unable to retain the nutrients needed for plant growth (Ibid., Coleman 1989)....   [tags: Soil Ecology Tropics Papers]
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Complex Supply Chain Networks And Supply Chain Drivers - Complex Supply Chain Networks and Supply Chain Drivers: Abstract The analyst in the Distribution, Engineering, Maintenance, and Productions Management Group of the Central Engineering Department for Canbide Corporation is in charge of analyzing various operations at all of Canbide’s facilities. The purpose of our group is to analyze operations, report our findings, and make recommendations for continued improvements and implementations of Operations Management (OM) tools. The remainder of this report summarizes our findings and recommendations on three of our electronics facilities located in Oregon....   [tags: Operations Management] 1713 words
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