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- Ernest Hemingway was an American writer. He was born in 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He committed suicide in 1961 in Ketchum, Idaho (Burges 17). Even today Hemingway is one of the most recognized authors in the world. Hemingway’s experiences during World War I are directly shown in many of his works. His general outlook on life is reflected in the adventures of his characters. It is clear that Hemingway had a desire to be part of the war even though, due to bad vision he was unable to enlist in the army and fight in the war....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Life of a Homeguard- Original Writing

- The Life of a Homeguard- Original Writing At weekends we often had training sessions including firing practice. They were in a field alongside a road down a steep hill to the south of a church. They were fairly rough and ready but adequate for our needs and the targets were up the hill towards the church and backed by woods above them. They were mounted above and to the back of a trench about eight feet deep and six feet wide. A sheet of corrugated iron formed a roof over the trench on the side farthest from the targets....   [tags: Papers]

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Designing a Spreadsheet for a Company

- Designing a Spreadsheet for a Company [IMAGE]I have been asked to produce a working spreadsheet of a electronic Ticket Recording System I am going to design the spreadsheet for a company called ‘The Grand Theatre’. The Grand Theatre is a musical theatre based in Montgomery Park, Belfast. The company shows two productions every month, each of them lasting two weeks. The two productions are ‘The Pirates of Portstewart’ and ‘The Marriage of Roberto’. Due to the theatre market changing rapidly I am going to implement a computerised ticketing system for all the monthly production sales....   [tags: Papers]

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The History of Greek Architecture

- The History of Greek Architecture The architecture of ancient Greece is represented by buildings in the sanctuaries and cities of mainland Greece, the Aegean islands, southern Italy and Sicily, and the Ionian coast of Turkey. Monumental Greek architecture began in the archaic period, flourished through the classical and Hellenistic periods, and saw the first of many revivals during the Roman Empire. The roots of Greek architecture lie in the tradition of local Bronze Age house and palaces....   [tags: Arts]

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Overview of Adrenal Glands

- Adrenal Glands Identification and description of organs which make up the endocrine system The human body comprises of organ systems which distinct but work together as a coordinated single unit (Marieb & Hoehn 1-35). This paper will single out the endocrine system because discussing the organ system in entirety is beyond the scope of this assignment. The adrenaline glands form part and parcel of the endocrine system, thus, the relevance of the topic. The endocrine glands comprise glands which secrete hormones which help to modulate on the functions of the cells and/or organs....   [tags: Biology, Anatomy]

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Biography of Bobbie Rosenfeld

- Bobbie Rosenfeld Canada’s most famous female all-around athlete in the 1920s was Fanny “Bobbie” Rosenfeld. Baseball, basketball, fastball, golf, hockey,lacrosse, softball, speed skating, tennis, and track and field were some of the sports that Bobbie played and she mastered all of them (“Bobbie Rosenfeld: One of the Greatest All-Around Athletes”). The first event that put Rosenfeld in the spotlight was the 100-metre sprint that she ran, for fun, in a small track and field meet in 1923. During the meet she came first in the race, beating Rosa Grosse, the leading Canadian champion....   [tags: athletic accomplishments, records]

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Abortion and the Media

- On March 11, 1997, US Senate and House Committees met jointly to hear testimony on "Partial-Birth Abortion: The Truth." The following testimony was presented by Helen Alvare, director of Planning and Information of the NCCB, specifying the lack of accuracy, if not purposeful lies, of the media regarding this abortion technique: Another theme that featured prominently in our educational materials was the way that I proponents of partial-birth abortion were repeating false information -- and getting away with it in the press....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Value of Coffee

- The Value of Coffee I didn’t always enjoy the stuff. I would eat coffee-flavored yogurt and coffee-flavored ice cream, but the actual beverage tasted bitter and crude, and it had incurred my discontent since my first encounter with it at the age of six. An aunt would offer the family coffee every time we went to visit, and she would ask me, “Do you drink coffee yet?” as if to press me forward, to instill a desire to proceed toward my inevitable destiny of favoring coffee. I ignored her. “It’s an acquired taste,” some people told me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Relational and Object-oriented Database Management Systems

- Relational and Object-oriented Database Management Systems A database is a “shared collection of logically related data designed to meet the information needs of multiple users in an organization” (Hoffer 709). Databases contain data records or files, such as sales transactions, product catalogs and inventories, and customer profiles. Databases allows multiple users in an organization to easily access, manage, store, and update data when needed. A database management system is software designed to assist in maintaining and utilization large collections of data, and the need for such systems and their use....   [tags: Information Management Systems IT]

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Investigation of the Concentration and the Effect of Sucrose on Osmosis in Apple and Potato Tissues

- Investigation of the Concentration and the Effect of Sucrose on Osmosis in Apple and Potato Tissues INTRODUCTION: - I will be doing an investigation on the topic of Osmosis (A special type of diffusion). The aim of this experiment is to investigate the effect of sucrose concentration on osmosis in apple and potato tissues, to find out how the concentration of sucrose solution affects the mass of potato and apple strips. So therefore to find out about the uptake of water into a cell which depends on two main factors, which are: - Ø The water concentration of the solution Ø The water concentration of the cell sap in the vacuole....   [tags: Papers]

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Making Money When the Market is Mistaken!

- Making Money When the Market is Mistaken. Part 1.) I did my program review on a one-hour show I watched straight through. It was called, “Making Money when the Market is Mistaken.” The lead man basically running the show was Conrad De Aenlle. He is also a writer for the New York Times and is an expert on making money. The show was basically on Stocks and how J.P. Morgan runs their company. Now nobody has ever gone broke by thinking others where stupid. There are many managers that work for J.P....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Number Stairs

- Number Stairs Introduction I am going to investigate relationships between 3 step stairs on a ten by ten grid. I also intend to find algebraic expressions to link the 3 step stairs and there positions and totals. 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 3...   [tags: Papers]

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The Emporer Caesar

- The Emporer Caesar The Emperor Julius Caesar is perhaps most famous as the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity. His rise from a humble birth as a peasant boy to Emperor is a tale of bravery, adversity and ultimately triumph through faith. Julius Caesar was born as Groyxo Gaul in 54BC into an immigrant family in the back streets of Rome. Neither parent was rich. The German historian Guildo Horn noted: “Seine Mutter war ein Hamster und sein Vater, der von den Holunderbeeren gerochen wurde.” They were as flotsam and jetsam on the beach....   [tags: History]

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Pro-Life Editorial Response

- Dear Mr. Shawn Nauman, This letter is in response to your March 1, 1995 editorial regarding abortion. It must have been very tough at times, growing up with parents who were so young and unprepared for a child. I must commend your parents for doing such a wonderful job of raising a son who grew up to be so vocal with his opinions and thoughts. I realize with your mother being a teenager at the time of your conception, and with the timing of her pregnancy, with regards to the infamous Roe v. Wade decision, that the issue of abortion is perhaps an issue that is very personal one....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Huffman Trucking Database

- Huffman Trucking Database The driving log was broken up into 11 tables. The database is in the third normal form or Boyce Codd Normal Form (BCNF) (Pratt & Adamski, 2005, p. 153). This level of normalization ensures no repeating groups, no key column is dependent on only a portion of the primary key, and the only determinants that are contained are candidate keys. The company has four locations in the United States and services 925 drivers. Normalization to the third normal form is sufficient due to the relatively small database, the number of daily updates and the nature of the information....   [tags: Huffman Trucking Database IT Case Study]

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Francis Marion

- Francis Marion 1732-1795 Also known as: Swamp Fox Born: WINTER, 1732 in South Carolina, United States, Berkeley County Died: February 27, 1795 Occupation: General Source Database: DISCovering U.S. History Table of Contents Biographical Essay | Further Readings | Source Citation Hero of the southern campaign in the American Revolution, who was known for his mastery of the small-unit tactics necessary for effective guerrilla warfare. BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY Francis Marion was born in the winter of 1732 (his exact birth date is unknown) at Goatfield Plantation in St....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sam Houston

- Sam Houston Sam Houston was as legend reports a big man about six foot and six inches tall. He was an exciting historical figure and war hero who was involved with much of the early development of our country and Texas. He was a soldier, lawyer, politician, businessman, and family man, whose name will be synonymous with nation heroes who played a vital part in the shaping of a young and prosperous country. He admired and supported the Native Americans who took him in and adopted him into their culture to help bridge the gap between the government and a noble forgotten race....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Responsive Web Design

- INTRODUCTION Now is the technology era for in the world, many people live with technologies in their daily life. In general, technology meant knowledge of tools improve a pre-existing solution to a problem. There were so many habits of using technologies, like using computer to do documentation works, using social network to chat with friend in other country, until now using mobile devices to view web sites. Growth in mobile devices and smartphones had eased many people access Web pages. Normally, we use the computer or desktop to open a browser and visit to some websites....   [tags: internet technology]

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Determination of Molecular Weight of a Protein by Gel Filtration

- Introduction Purification of proteins is an essential technique that provides biochemists with the ability to obtain a sample that contains a specific protein of interest. In order to purify a protein biochemists typically obtain the specific extract, precipitate the protein using ammonium sulfate, preform gel filtration, and lastly run ionic and affinity chromatography. Understanding the use and methods of the different chromatography techniques is of crucial importance in order to successfully purify and conclude the molecular weight of an unknown sample using elution volumes of molecular weight standards....   [tags: Determination of Molecular Weight]

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Building Codes : A Flat Slab System

- Introduction A structural system consisting of slabs with uniform thickness supported directly on columns without beams is called a flat slab system. A flat slab does not have a drop panel or column capital in the column regions. This is an advantage that ensures a minimum storey height, i.e., a more economical structure. Construction is also greatly simplified and accelerated by using flying forms which are simply moved as a unit from floor to floor. Although nowadays flat slab structures are commonplace and regulations for their design are found in building codes, there are still many issues in this area where our knowledge is insufficient The simplicity displayed by both the shape of suc...   [tags: Quantitative research, Qualitative research]

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Reviewing the Homepage of Preston's Website

- Reviewing the Homepage of Preston's Website In the following report I will be reviewing the homepage of Prestons website, Prestons is a showroom situated in Colne, who deals with cars such as BMW and MINI. I will be explaining the content, layout and purpose of this webpage, and any improvements which I think could enhance the current company image. Content The homepage of Prestons website consists of both images and text. The main images drawn to my attention are: a red eye to show RedMammoth who is/ are the producer (s) / designer (s) of this website....   [tags: Prestons Websites Showrooms Essays]

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The Business Needs For Using This Technology Or Product?

- 1 Describe the business needs for using this technology or product. We need to increase our capability to process unstructured data and to move to geographically disperse database in order to move content closer to our customers to improve the customer experience. Because this technology is schema-less a programmer has more flexibility to develop applications quickly which is needed for today’s web sites. This technology is better suited to leverage cloud technologies than our current RDBMS technology....   [tags: Database, Relational model, SQL, ACID]

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Parthenon as a Paragon

- In the time of Ancient Greece, the Parthenon was the epitome of all Greek temples, possessing desired traits from hut-like temples, the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, and other temples. All the column styles were established in 6th century BCE, but the styles were named afterwards (Spawforth 62). The chief column styles of Greek temple building were Doric and Ionic, and they were named in the 5th century BCE (Spawforth 62). The Corinthian column style was named in the 4th century BCE (Spawforth 62)....   [tags: History, Ancient Greece]

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What is Ion Chromatography?

- The term chromatography refers to different methods of molecular separation between a mobile phase and a stationary phase based on various physio-chemical properties. There are many types of chromatography that are used as analytical tools in environmental science, forensics, metallurgy, biology, etc. Some common examples are thin layer chromatography (TLC), gas chromatography (GC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and ion chromatography. Ion chromatography (IC) was introduced as an analytical technique by Small, Stevens, and Bauman in 1975....   [tags: chemistry, molecular separation]

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The Battle of Rsebud Creek

- ... “John F. Finerty gives an account of the surroundings: At about 8 o’clock, we halted in a valley, very similar in the formation to the one in which we had pitched our camp the preceding night. Rosebud stream, indicated by the thick growth of wild roses, or sweet briar, from which its name is derived, flowed sluggishly through it, dividing it from south to north into two almost equal parts. The hills seem to rise on every side, and we were within easy musket shot of those most remote.”6 General Crook then paused his command for an early lunch in the Rosebud creek valley....   [tags: general george crook, civil war]

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Innovative Seismic Retrofitting of Bridge: A Perspective Study

- In recent year, Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) emerged as innovative material and has gain popularity due to its unique properties to the field of structural retrofitting. Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) is a special class of alloys, which can provide structures with smart self-centering capabilities to return to their original positions after large inelastic deformation. SMA will undergo with two phases under different temperatures: Austenite in the high-temperature phase while Martensite in the low-temperature phase....   [tags: Shape Memory Alloy (SMA)]

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Proposed Plan to Reverse the Current Foreclosure Crisis

- Optometrists label 20/30 as imperfect vision, but soon, financial advisors will see 20/30 as the perfect vision for solving the worst home foreclosure crisis since The Great Depression. For obvious reasons, those on the verge of foreclosure are suffering; however, foreclosures negatively impact other parties as well. They cause major harm to surrounding neighborhoods and businesses, bring about additional foreclosures, and decrease home prices. The relocation of families severs community bonds and damages businesses....   [tags: foreclosure, real estate, financial]

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Comparing Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman Architecture

- The two ancient civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome were the best of the best during their time periods. Ancient Greece began around 2000 B.C. by the inhabitants known as the Mycenaean’s, followed by the Minoans. The Minoans built the foundation of Greece. The Roman Empire was founded around 753 B.C. by the two twins, Romulus and Remus. Romulus ended up killing Remus and built the city of Rome on one of seven rolling hills. Architecture was very important to both civilizations and they were always trying to out due the other....   [tags: Architecture]

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John Lennard’s Depiction in the 18th-Century Press and in the Eyes of the English Public

- Through newspapers articles we can take a glimpse at recorded history from the 18th century and see that rape had been a crime committed by many criminals, and dealt with harshly. Most victims of rape assaults were young women that were “robbed of that which constitutes the fairest part of the female sex- her chastity and peace of mind” (Newgate Calendar, Paragraph 3). John Lennard created a reputation for himself, as a man that was found guilty of raping a young woman by the name of Miss Ann Boss on the 15th of June, 1773....   [tags: rape, newspapers, english public]

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Protein Over Expression

- Materials and Methods Protein Overexpression. Overnight cultures (15 mL) of transformed Escherichia coli BL21 expressing GST (glutathione S-transferase)-peptide, GST-EBNA1(Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen-1) peptide and 6xHis-USP7 peptide required 45 mL of LB Amp+ Km+ medium dispensed into GST and 6xHis-USP7 cultures while LB Amp+ medium was dispensed into the GST EBNA1 culture. Three flasks each with a bacterial culture was placed on a shaking incubator (250 rpm) for 1 hr at 37°C for optimal cell growth....   [tags: materials, methods, cultures]

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How Do You Feel about Your Peers? Walter W. Hudson’s Survey, "Index of Peer Relation"

- Award winning cinematographer, Conrad Hall, once said, “My peers say I have made a difference. That means more to me than winning an Oscar”. His peers were obviously very important to him. Some people do not have peers that are important to them. For instance, musician Robert Wyatt said, “On the whole, I tend not to listen to my peers”. The objective of Walter W. Hudson’s survey, Index of Peer Relation, is to determine the way people feel about their peer group. The survey consists of 25 statements that are replied to by placing a number by the statement....   [tags: group peer pressure, peer comformity]

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What Should I Do?

- The question at hand is “what should I do”, which is a simple way of asking what one should base their own actions on, what can they use or have as a basis to judge whether an action is “good” or not. And from my experience this is something that everyone asks themselves in one way or another, and it’s obvious that this question appears all throughout history, appearing to change between everyone and every era resulting in many viewpoints on a question that can easily dictate one’s life. So let me show you a few of histories finest answers to this question, ones that stand out more than most others....   [tags: Virtue, Ethics, Morality, Immanuel Kant]

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Free Epic of Gilgamesh Essays: Themes of Gilgamesh

- Themes of the Epic of Gilgamesh   Many themes are incorporated into the story line of Gilgamesh. These include three very important concepts: death is inevitable, immortality is unachievable, and friendship is a necessity. One of the main themes in the epic is that death is inevitable, which is shown through Enkidu's death. When Enkidu dies, Gilgamesh becomes very worried, because he realizes for the first time that everyone is going to die at some point in time. The fact that Enkidu is a close friend makes it even more visible to Gilgamesh that everyone is mortal....   [tags: Epic Gilgamesh essays]

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Walter Benjamin and the past disassociating with present

- In Walter Benjamin’s Berlin Childhood Around 1900, he applies a variety of concepts with respect to time: past, present, and future. The concepts are highlighted in his vignettes: “Victory Column”, “The Telephone”, and “Butterfly Hunt”. Benjamin attempts to imbue his writing with a different structure of time from what was conventional. He perceives history as a section of moments, and each moment is an integral whole in its own right, making it equal to the present (Knights). Benjamin also notes that the ignoring of the past and the focus on the progression of the future causes harmful effects to nature (Knights)....   [tags: Utopia, Progress, Reflection on Childhood]

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Analyzing Using Explanations The Value Of Using Charts?

- Q. 1 Describe using explanations the value of using charts. Ans: Charts are the tools in which a large set of data is summarized in a single picture and its rightly said that, “ A good picture is worth a thousand numbers”. Charts are the most efficient and simplest way to provide the scattered data. It helps to prepare a single report by using different source. The Charts are used by all from small scale industry to the large ones like education institution, sports, government, business, etc , it’s the most useful and business friendly tool....   [tags: Chart, Bar chart, Radar chart]

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Performance Evaluation of Discrete Wavelet Transform Architecture

- Discrete wavelet transform has an inherent time-scale locality characteristics which provided an efficient tool for various fields like signal compression, signal analysis, etc. This led to the development of various architectures that implements DWT. The original pixels are highly correlated, thus applying the compression algorithms directly does not provide an efficient compression ratio. Hence, DWT is applied which is a powerful tool to de correlate the image pixels. The 2-D wavelet filters which are separable functions, is implemented first by row-DWT and then column DWT which produces four sub band namely LL, LH, HL and HH in every decomposition level....   [tags: pixels, signal analysis, high speed data]

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Spreadsheet report - intended for a science teacher teaching a Year 10

- Spreadsheet report - intended for a science teacher teaching a Year 10 class in a secondary school. He is having difficulty managing all of the data concerning the marks and attendance of class 10X2. Spreadsheet Report The spreadsheet is intended for a science teacher teaching a Year 10 class in a secondary school. He is having difficulty managing all of the data concerning the marks and attendance of class 10X2. He would like to know if a computer could aid him to process the data from module tests that are being taken this year....   [tags: Computer Science]

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A Brief History of Ancient Greek Architecture

- Greek Architecture is one of the earliest styles of architecture. It is also one of the leading forerunners for some of the modern architecture we see today. Although there are very few of the Greek’s masterpieces left to view to this day they are still masterpieces to behold. Architectural styles are used for decoration and structure. Greek Architecture isn’t just for the glamour and decoration, but also for the creative method and styles in which a building was built Greek architecture originated in Crete formed by the Dorians hence the Doric columns....   [tags: early architectural styles]

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Comparing Scientific Theories

- Carl G. Hempel was of the most influential proponents of what is now regarded as the classic view of explanation in science. In his work, Philosophy of Natural Science, he created the deductive-nomological model which is the following account of scientific explanation, where an explanation is set out as a formalized argument. This is the principle format for works such as Aristotle’s Physica, Ptolemy’s Almagest, Newton’s Principia and Opticks, Franklin’s Electricity, Lavoisie’s Chemistry, and Lyell’s Geology....   [tags: Science]

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Arranging the Classroom Environment

- A distraction-free area of the classroom will be identified. Minimizing distraction will help ensure the student attends to the tutor. This area should contain two-desks/table and chairs. The desks are positioned so they are facing each other. The students will be talking with each other during peer tutoring. The tutoring area should be far enough away from the general classroom that it does not distract other students. Target Behaviors The following target behaviors were identified through observations of the student, review of records, and interview with classroom staff....   [tags: Classrooms,]

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Identifying Volatile Compounds Not on the Gatorada Label

- Introduction The purpose of this experiment was to identify the numerous volatile compounds not listed on the label, determine the quantity of chloride present, and to determine the various species of citrate and phosphate present in Gatorade. The volatile compounds in sports drinks are usually labeled as “natural flavors” and were identified using gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GCMS). The quantity and determination of chloride was determined using the ion selective electrode (ISE) method....   [tags: chloride, gas chromatography, procedure]

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Chromatography And The Isolation Of Beta Carotene

- Chromatography and the Isolation of Beta-Carotene A project by Zack Cole (U34935647) and his lab partners Matt Pellissier and Roxanne Guerndt For our TA Ms. Balivian Introduction: The purpose of this week’s lab was to utilize varying chromatography methods for the identification of the chemical make-up of an unknown compound. Chromatography can be defined as, “the separation of two or more compounds or ions caused by their molecular interactions with two phases- one moving and one stationary.” (Weldgirma 15) Different forces of attraction to these phases are what allows for a quality comparison that can be created and then be utilized in the identification a mystery substance....   [tags: Chromatography, Thin layer chromatography]

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Teaching And Better Comprehension Of Learning

- For learning and better comprehension of concepts to succeed, note taking is inevitable. Notably, highlighting and re-reading of concepts remain efforts in futility regarding learning and comprehension. Moreover, research shows that re-reading one of the worst methods of learning and note-taking. Besides, a majority of the readers agree that re-reading and highlighting account for about 30%-40% of the retention of information. Contrastively, note-taking that involves Cornell Notes accounts for about 70%-90% of retention of information and subsequent application of the same information....   [tags: Psychology, Mind, Cornell Notes, Reflection]

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Roman Architecture: How did it Come to Existence?

- Roman Architecture. Although this doesn’t usually come to people's minds very often, Roman Architecture hides many things behind it. The Etruscans started living in Rome in 700 B.C. There they created art and many architectural buildings. At that time the Romans had no true art. They copied Etruscan art and yet, did not want them living in Rome. As a result the Romans exterminated almost all the Etruscan from Rome. After wards the Romans were influenced by Greek art up until they derived their own artistic ways and view of art....   [tags: greek architecture, marble, doric design]

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Greek Architecture

- Greek Architecture The Greek culture has had a huge impact on the history of the world. There is something Greek in almost everything, especially in the world’s architecture. Greece no longer had one king, so they focused on building temples for their gods. Architecture began small and plain but evolved into impressive pieces of art. As time passed from the Archaic period to the Hellenistic period, the people of Greece developed a type of formula for their buildings and their pieces of art.      In Ancient Greece, religion dominated their life, so it is understandable that their architecture would be dominated by their religion....   [tags: Greece Essays Temples Building History]

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The Mathematics of Sudoku

- The reason as to why so many people are so fascinated by a Sudoku puzzle is that, even though the solving rules are simple, the reasoning behind the path to the correct solution can be very difficult, which is what will be explored in this paper. Many teachers, no matter what age range they are teaching, recommend Sudoku as a great way to develop logical reasoning. The complexity of each puzzle can be adapted to fit any age. This is why I want to explore and investigate what is the concept behind solving the puzzles that makes it so fascinating and addictive....   [tags: The Math of Sudoku]

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A Novel Technique of Securing Images using Chaos and EZW

- II. CHAOS AND EZW A. CHAOS BASED SCRAMBLING ALGORITHM: “Chaos” means “state of disorder”, in mathematics for a system to be called as chaotic system; it should satisfy the following conditions [6], 1. It should be highly sensitive to initial condition. 2. It should satisfy the mixing property. 3. Periodic orbits should be dense. A chaotic map is a function which exhibits chaotic behavior; there are different types of chaotic maps (like 1-D maps, 2-D maps, discrete-time parameter, continuous-time parameter etc.)....   [tags: State of Disorder, Scrambling Based Algorithm]

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The Development of Religious Archetecture in New Kingdom

- ... Some of the imitated elements were the long porticoes with squared pillars rising in terraces, wide ascending ramps, the entrances colonnaded with the sanctuary, the great use of papyrus columns and above all the strict harmony of the building with its setting. Although there was a conscious desire to return to the disciplines of the former period, yet development also took place. The attempt to achieve greater effect of lightness became dominant as well as the extra care given to the decoration and the aesthetic side....   [tags: temples, egypt, papyrus ]

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Safe and Effective Pharmaceuticals

- 8. Quality, safety and efficacy of drugs Safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals are two fundamental issues of importance in drug therapy. The safety of a drug is determined by its pharmacological and toxicological profile as well as the adverse effects caused by the impurities in bulk and dosage forms. The impurities in drugs often possess unwanted pharmacological or toxicological effects by which any benefit from their administration may be outweighed (Nageswara at el., 2003). Therefore, it is quite obvious that the products intended for human consumption must be characterized as completely as possible....   [tags: Safety, Pharmaceuticals, drugs, Safe and Effective]

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Applications of Protein Purification

- Protein purification has a variety of applications in drug delivery, tissue engineering, and biointerface science. Elastin-like polypeptides can undergo protein purification so that a single type of protein can be isolated from a complex mixture. Because of the increased demands of peptide-based biomaterials for drug delivery and tissue engineering, efficient protein purification techniques must be used. Four techniques that will be discussed in this report are: Affinity chromatography, Centrifugation-based Inverse Transition Cycling (ITC), Microfiltration-based Inverse Transition Cycling, and finally protein purification by self-cleaving purification tags....   [tags: Protein purification, medical, ]

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Cervical and Thoracic Anomalies

- Cervical and Thoracic Anomalies and Discussion on How to Modify Adjustments In the human body, the thoracic structure has 12 bones together with other processes that join it to the ribs that are tactically positioned to avoid flexion (Romer and Parsons 161). In other versions; the thoracic vertebrae is also known as dorsal vertebrae. Most of the bodies forming thoracic vertebrae are heart shaped and the rest are circular in shape. Most of the references refer the column as thoracolumbar since it is attached to lumbar vertebrae....   [tags: Adjustment Modifications]

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comparison of the Met and Guggenheim

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