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Air Resistance on a Fan Car

- Air Resistance on a Fan Car Problem: When a large fan is blowing air against the fan car at three different speeds (high, medium, and low), then will the overall speed be lowered. Materials: · Fan car (K’NEX pieces, small, battery-powered fan, wheels with tires) · AA batteries · Large 3-speed fan · Timer · Masking tape Process: 1. Load two AA batteries into the fan that is attached to the K’NEX car. 2. Mark a starting line and a finish line two meters away from each other with small pieces of masking tape....   [tags: science]

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Air Resistance, Tyres And Friction

- Dragsters use a combination of large wide tyres or the rear and small narrow tyres on the front this combination is used for the following reasons: The front wheels: The front wheels are very narrow. This is so a minimum of air resistance or drag affects the dragster with lower drag better acceleration an in turn a better top speed can be achieved all leading to a better pass (race time). Now lets try to understand the concept of air resistance and drag. A basic example is placing your hand out the window with your palm facing forwards as you are driving your car along at about sixty kilometres per hour....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Investigating Air Resistance

- Investigating Air Resistance We are trying to investigate the effect of air resistance to the speed of a trolley moving down a ramp in relation to the area of a sail attached to the trolley. The prediction I have made is that the larger the sail area, the longer the trolley will take to descend, i.e. it will be slower. The variable I will be changing is the height of the sail, and so, the area of the sail. Some variables cannot be changed, but may affect the result of the experiment, and so should be noted....   [tags: Papers]

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A Brief Note On The Korean Air Hostess

- Would you like to try a dog limb with the salad. These are the exact word that I heard from the Korean air hostess when I was first traveling to the USA. I still remember she passed me a wrong serving plate. This incident really affects me a lot because I had never seen meat before in my life. It makes me think about how the meat industry is widely spread and how it is regulated by the governmental agencies. Factory farming is a system of rearing livestock using intensive methods by which poultry, pigs, or cattle are confined indoors under strictly controlled conditions....   [tags: Livestock, Agriculture, Antibiotic resistance]

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A Study On Antibiotic Resistance

- My final project topic is antibiotic resistance. The focus is on ‘how bacterium genetically mutates or acquire resistance from another bacterium causing antibiotic-resistance and its clinical significant to other disease treatment such as cancer and other infectious disease’. In the past 10 years, there has been increasing awareness of antibiotic resistance. Common usage of antibiotic medicine has been a leading factor for developing antibiotic-resistance. There has been a growth of antibiotic-resistant death since organisms have developed their resistant to antibiotics, such as Superbugs....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Evolution]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Antibiotic Resistance

- Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria no longer responds to the drugs that are designed to kill them. This affects our overall health by allowing us to become more prone to receving illnesses. Everyone should be concerned about antiobiotic resistance,”doctors report a growing number of illnesses that no longer respond to antibiotic treatment, resulting in prolonged illness or death in patients with resistant strains of an illness” (nffc). Antibiotic resistance is growing so rapidly due to antibiotic overuse, misuse and also, agricultural usage....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria]

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Antibiotic Resistance Of E. Coli

- Antibiotics play a vital role in decreasing the death rate among humans with contagious diseases as they are chemicals produced by bacteria with the ability to control the growth of another bacteria. Yet, natural selection plays a major role in stimulating drug-resistant traits among bacteria. One of these bacteria is Escherichia coli, a normally harmless bacterium found in the digestive tracts of humans and animals. However, pathogenic variations of this bacterium may cause gastroenteritis, meningitis, and other extra intestinal infections (Tadesse et al., 2012)....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Microbiology]

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The Treatment Of Antibiotic Resistance

- Antibiotic resistance has quickly become a prominent issue in health care, as more and more bacterial strains are growing resistant to antibiotics currently on the market. Some bacterial strains have even become completely impervious to all known antibiotic treatments. This is primarily due to global overuse of antibiotics, which has led to an antibiotic crisis (Ling et al., 2015). Numerous medications that doctors prescribe for patients were found through soil cultivation. Approximately 99% of uncultured bacteria grow in external environments, such as in soil, and could potentially hold an abundance of new antibiotics that could be useful in treating various diseases (Ling et al., 2015)....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria]

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Ambient Air Pollution and Diabetes Mellitus

- I. Introduction and Purpose Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a disorder in which the body is incapable of fully utilizing converted energy taken from food. There are three types of diabetes: type 1 or insulin-dependent, type 2 or adult on-set, and gestational diabetes (, 2014). According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2011 there were approximately 25.8 million cases of diabetes in the United States, 7 million of which were undiagnosed, and an estimated 79 million cases of prediabetes (American Diabetes Association, 2014)....   [tags: Ambient Air Pollution and Diabetes Mellitus]

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Surface Area, Resistance and Mass Experiment

- Surface Area, Resistance and Mass Experiment Equipment * 6 cup cake holders * Metre Ruler * Stop Watch * Blue Tack Method ====== We started by weighing a single cup cake holder, it being (0.2g.) We dropped it from a distance of 1.84m from the ground. We then recorded the time it took to fall. We then screwed it up and dropped it from the same distance to see whether surface area had an effect on the time. After the first experiment we started investigating mass as well by adding 0.2g of blue tack every time on 5 more cup cake holders, repeating the screwed up and non screwed up procedure....   [tags: Papers]

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Resistance to the Nazis: The White Rose

- The Nazi Party, controlled by Adolf Hitler, ruled Germany from 1933 to 1945. In 1933, Hitler became the Chancellor of Germany and the Nazi government began to take over. Hitler became a very influential speaker and attracted new members to his party by blaming Jews for Germany’s problems and developed a concept of a “master race.” The Nazis believed that Germans were “racially superior” and that the Jewish people were a threat to the German racial community and also targeted other groups because of their “perceived racial inferiority” such as Gypsies, disabled persons, Polish people and Russians as well as many others....   [tags: WWII, German history]

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Use Of Thermal Resistance Between The Surface Of A Flat Black Plate

- The goal of this experiment were to apply the concept of thermal resistance between a heated surface and its surrounding and to study the effects of fins to the surface of a flat black plate. The experimental apparatus included three plates, one flat, one with one fin and one with two fins, a blower to cool the plates down, an IR camera to record temperature of the plates, thermocouples and Lab View instruments. The blower was placed next to the black cardboard with air flow direction parallel to the cardboard forcing convection on the electronically heated plate, with 1, 2 and no fin....   [tags: Heat, Heat transfer, Temperature]

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A Study On Antibiotic Resistant

- 怀怀inal project topic is antibiotic resistant. The focus is on ‘how bacterium genetically mutates or acquire resistance from another bacterium causing antibiotic-resistance and its clinical significant to other disease treatment such as cancer and other infectious disease’. In the past 10 years, there has been increasing awareness of antibiotic resistance. Common usage of antibiotic medicine has been a leading factor for developing antibiotic-resistance. There has been a growth of antibiotic-resistant death since organisms have developed their resistant to antibiotics, such as Superbugs....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Evolution]

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Mathematics of Golf: The Golf Ball and Golf Club

- ... R is the radius of the golf ball and the amount of dimples is based on a relationship of ratios. One researcher at the University of Maryland was able to “apply complicated mathematical algorithms and advance supercomputers to finally understand the airflow around a golf ball from a mathematical standpoint”(McPhee). Before this companies that made golf balls went of a trial and error basis. It was costly and took them a long time to come up with the best ball. The dimples on the golf ball play an important role in the flight of the golf ball....   [tags: dimples design, resistance, equation]

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The British Commonwealth Air Training

- U3A3 a) An aerodrome is a location where aircraft flight operations take place. b) President Roosevelt called the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, the Aerodrome of Democracy because of its prominence and successfulness in the war effort. 2. Looking at the geographical placement of Europe it can be foreseen that the eradication of a strong air force was vital, as much of the allies had been restricted through land use by the opposing forces of the axis. The strength of their air force was vital in the sense that it had given them the ability to manoeuvre and applicate attacks much easier....   [tags: World War II, United States, World War I]

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Futile Resistance and the Almighty Ingsoc Party

- It is said that 1984 is one of the greatest books ever written, a literary work that remains as transcendent as ever since its publishing date sixty-four years ago. It is a grimly realistic story crafted together by George Orwell, who takes upon particularly effective literary elements, such as the limited third-person point of view, to follow the life of Winston Smith, the average everyday, resentful civilian who attempts to fight against the seemingly omnipotent and ubiquitous powers of the Ingsoc Party....   [tags: George Orwell's 1984]

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Smoke in the Air

- The Smoke in the Air Marijuana is probably the most debatable plant in history. It has been around for millennia in various forms and uses. However, it’s known mostly as a drug. In the Americas, its beginnings can be traced back almost 456 years when the Spanish first brought it with them in 1545 (Levinthal). Cannabis sativa or marijuana, as it’s commonly known, is commercially valuable in the production of hemp rope, crude cloth, twine, shoes, sailcloth and containers (Levinthal, Keese). Notably, marijuana can be also be utilized in the development of medicines to ease a number of modern-day aliments....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Effect of Air Resistancehe on the Fall of a Certain Mass

- Effect of Air Resistancehe on the Fall of a Certain Mass In this experiment I will be finding out how long it will take for a certain amount of mass to fall from a height of 58.5cm. The times will vary because I will be adding fans to create air resistance. Variables In this investigation I will have the following as variables: Ÿ The weight of the mass, so that the fans can be tested at different levels of acceleration; Ÿ The amount of fans, so that the amount of air resistance can be varied; and Ÿ The type of fans (large = 30cm² or small =15.6cm²), so that the amount of air resistance can be varied....   [tags: Papers]

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resistance in denmark

- The occupation of a country subjects both the people and the invaders to a strange game of mutual suspicion: The occupier acts like a new owner and wants the tenants to behave and pay the rent on time, but those invaded feel violated — they know the country, by right, belongs to them, and while they cannot physically throw the occupiers out, they may well want to resist the invader's terms. Perhaps, if the invader finds the game is not worth the effort, he will leave. Or perhaps he will start killing uncooperative tenants....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Henry David Thoreau And The Resistance Of Civil Government

- Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau aspired to write captivating literature simply by traveling and adventuring his close surroundings for inspiration one of his groundbreaking part of literature ever written by Thoreau is Walden. In Walden, Thoreau showed many different sides of himself as stated “Thoreau presented himself in Walden as an exemplary figure who-by virtue of his philosophical questioning, economic good sense, nonconformity and appreciative observation of the natural world.” (Henry David Thoreau 961) The Resistance to Civil Government was another substantial piece of literature written by Thoreau, in this piece of literature it speaks of Thoreau, after spending one night i...   [tags: Henry David Thoreau, Civil disobedience]

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An Inverter Testing System For Computer Room Air Conditioning

- bstract—This paper aimed at functional requirements with CRAC (computer room air conditioning) inverter test system, and realized the test system hardware platform design, while completing the software functional design and programming algorithm. For example in Self-Made 10Kw inverter and Schneider ATV31H 2.2Kw inverter, we research on its output three-phase voltage, three-phase current for balance analysis and harmonic calculations. Practical application shows that the system can achieve efficient automated test process, and the measurement results with manual measurement are the same....   [tags: communication technology, voltage]

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The United States Air Force

- The United States Air Force This paper deals with the contributions of the United States Air Force to the eventual victory of the Allies in Europe during World War II. The Allied powers had no idea how important a strong air force would be against the Axis powers during World War II. The fact that Hitler moved east in 1941 and had planned to do so since 1940, had important implications for the British war effort. Though still powerless to prevent German initiatives from being successful in Greece and Crete, the British government was given a long period during which to prepare adequate defenses in the mainland against the expected day when Hitler would turn west ag...   [tags: Papers]

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Air Power During World War I

- After December 17th, 1903 when the Wrights’ Flyer took its first flight in Kitty Hawk North Carolina aviation technology rose at an expedited rate. Inventors including Glenn Curtiss who created ailerons continued to make to use of planes more practical by increasing their speed, control, and range. Even though future usage of aviation seems indispensable in war both the US army and navy remained reluctant to fund further innovation of planes. In the US aviation research remained largely privately funding and quickly fell behind European countries which provided substantial military funding....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Attack!, U-boat]

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Air Pollution, Smog, Acid Rain, the Greenhouse Effect, and Ozone Depletion

- Air pollution is a well-known problem throughout the world. Humans know that we are the major cause for air pollution and although we know this fact, we continue to pollute. We poison our air every day by throwing out enormous piles of garbage, burning tons of fossil fuels, and driving millions of miles each year, but do we truly know how much this affects our society and our Earth. Smog, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, and ozone depletion are some of the effects that have resulted from air pollution....   [tags: Environmental Pollution, Global Warming]

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Air Pollution

- Air pollution occurs when wastes dirty the air. People produce most of the wastes that cause air pollution. Such wastes can be in the form of gases or particles of solid or liquid substance. These substances result chiefly from burning fuel to power motor vehicles. Industrial processes and the burning of garbage also contribute to air pollution. natural pollutants include dust, soil particles and naturally occurring gases. The rapid growth of population and industry and the increased use of automobiles and airplanes, have made air pollution a serious problem....   [tags: Papers]

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The Recovery of Captain Scott O’Grady

- While there are several incidents of successful personnel recovery recorded throughout history, the recovery of Air Force Captain (CPT) Scott O’Grady during the Bosnian War presents an interesting study. CPT O’Grady’s personal conduct as a result of his training greatly increased his chances of being recovered. Additionally, the units involved in removing CPT O’Grady from the battlefield operated in an almost textbook fashion. History In late 1992, as a result of the breakup of Yugoslavia, the Bosnian War started between different ethnic factions of Croatians, Serbians and Bosnians....   [tags: Air Force, Bosnian War, personnel recovery]

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How Hooke’s Law Has Led to Advancements in Respiratory Care

- ... It’s the law that is mostly effective for small distortions in a spring and anything greater would need another method to explain it mathematically. Another interesting idea of Hooke’s law is that it explains the first law of thermodynamics and shows any spring compressed perfectly will conserve the energy applied to it. The only energy lost is due to natural friction. (Jessa, 2010) Hooke’s law also describes the lungs elasticity features to a physics approach. It shows the relationship between forces applied to the lungs and elasticity....   [tags: elasticity, resistance, ventilation]

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Microbiology Should Be Kept As A Course At Csub

- Knowledge is power when discussing the classes you have taken in college and how it affects your everyday life. Microbiology is one of those important classes where although for a majority of majors you do not have to take it and therefore will not learn the information discussed in it, other majors such as biology and nursing require you to take it. They will require you to take it because you will encounter some of the information being taught in it in the work field. As a nurse practitioner I have worked in the field with many patients who were diagnosed with Leprosy, Escherichia coli, Salmonella and other bacterial diseases....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Microorganism]

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Considerations for the Genetic Modificaiton of Wheat

- Genetically Modified Food   Genetically Modified Wheat Wheat is hugely important in the world's food supply. About 600 million tonnes of wheat is produced each year. That adds up to 90 kg for every person on earth. Septoria, Fusarium and common bunt are fungal diseases that often cause problems for wheat growers. These fungal diseases can spread rapidly when conditions are mild and moist. These are just some of the things that effect wheat. The Growing of wheat also has a large impact on the environment and the cycles of matter because of the large usage of fertilizers and pesticides....   [tags: resistance, growth, pesticides]

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Antibiotics Overuse Of Poultry Production

- Discussion: Identification and Evaluation of References Topic: Antibiotics Overuse in Poultry Production The format selected for the references in this assignment is APA since it is most commonly used and with a very concise style. I have chosen a variety of articles in order to obtained a better understanding. Some articles represent alternatives to my main topic. The majority of these articles are peer review studies with open access that are able to provide the conduction of the studies. I did not find any major biases and most of these references are within 10 years old....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Microbiology]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Pneumonia

- Pneumonia Journal Article Kellie Hale Mohave Community College NUR 122 Mrs. Port 9/8/2016 “In 2012, 1.1 million people were hospitalized in the US for treatment of pneumonia. The average hospital stay for these patients was 5.2 days. There were close to 50,000 deaths due to pneumonia and 95% of them were over the age of 65 (“Pneumonia”, 2016). Pneumonia is an serious condition and the pathogens that lead to pneumonia continue to spread throughout the hospitals and communities. Antibiotic resistance is a huge problem today so prevention and early treatment is very important....   [tags: Pneumonia, Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance]

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Drug Resistance Rising Among Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Cases

- Drug Resistance Rising Among Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cases Abstract Drug resistance has been increasing among patients infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Previous miracle drugs that were used in the 1950s have now been proven useless in many cases simply because the bacteria are not susceptible to antibiotics such as isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, etc. when they are taken. This pathogen is easily transmitted through air and has the capability of attacking the respiratory system and creating fatal consequences if not treated properly....   [tags: Biology Medical Biomedical Disease TB]

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Science Olympiad: The Boomilever

- In the competition known as Science Olympiad, there is an event build called “Boomilevers.” This event is comprised of building a structure to be attached on one side to a wall and bear the maximum weight possible on the other side, while the structure itself weighs as little as possible. The Boomilever is a long standing Olympiad Event and requires acute attention to detail and a critical mind in architecture in order to achieve the maximum efficiency score possible. There are many limitations and guidelines set forth in the Olympiad rules, defining how tall and long the boomilever must be and how the boomilever must attach to the wall....   [tags: tension, compression, resistance]

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Should Marijuana Be Banned?

- “Overuse of the drugs in health care and farm animals has increased antibiotic resistance and could contribute to thousands of deaths each year among patients having colorectal surgery, chemotherapy or hip replacements” (YaleGlobal Online). Antibiotics are medicine that can either help bacteria grow or destroy the bacteria. The way antibiotics can help the bactira grow is by the overuse of it. Today, many of the farmers throughout the United States of America mix their livestocks food with antibiotics....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Livestock]

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Destruction of the Earth's Atmosphere as a Result of Air Pollution

- Destruction of the Earth's Atmosphere as a Result of Air Pollution Introduction With the great concern surrounding the destruction of the earth’s atmosphere due to air pollution, the immediate and direct harm caused to the human body is often over shadowed. While many are aware that our careless use of hazardous chemicals and fossil fuels may leave the planet uninhabitable in the future, most over look the fact that they are also cause real damage to our bodies at this moment....   [tags: Papers]

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Treatment Of Tuberculosis : How Tb Is Diagnosed?

- Jessica Grippaldi Professor Eversley Medicine in the UK 19 November 2014 Treatment of Tuberculosis How TB is diagnosed. According to, about one-third of the world 's population has a latent tuberculosis infection. It is second only to HIV/AIDS as the world’s greatest bacterial killer; in 2013 alone 9 million people contracted the disease while 1.5 million died (WHO). Tuberculosis is an airborne disease and is highly contagious. One can contract TB by breathing in the air that an infected patient has contaminated....   [tags: Tuberculosis, Mantoux test, Antibiotic resistance]

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Resistance of M. Tuberculosis

- Introduction Tuberculosis infects over 8 million people per year. Nearly 2 million people die each year from complications due to being plagued with the organism that causes tuberculosis1. Tuberculosis is the second most common cause of death worldwide from an infectious agent1. While incidence numbers are slowly declining with regards to tuberculosis, new barriers to effective treatment are presenting themselves. One such challenge is the emergence of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extremely drug-resistant (XDR) forms of the disease....   [tags: Isoniazid, Rifamycins, Infection]

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Primary Limiting Factors of a Lithium-Oxygen Battery

- There are factors that represent as a challenge to have high performance Li-Air Battery as shown above. The following will discuss the primary limiting factors of lithium-oxygen battery. Overpotentials Overpotential problem occur on lithium-oxygen batteries because the charging and discharging potentials deviate from standard potential. The overpotentials are the extra energy required to drive the reactions at a specific current density. Then, capacity of the battery is dependent on the clogging of reduction products in the porous cathode....   [tags: high performing Li-Air batteries]

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China Is Well Developed Developing Countries

- China is well-developed in developing countries. Its economy growth speed is pretty fast meanwhile the speed of environment become worse is also fast. Many shocking news about China’s environmental pollution problems reported in recent years and some of them seem ridiculous but it is true: Heavy haze happened in Shanghai then people even need to depend on blind people lead them to home and some people use GPS to give them direction to find their house. Some small villages named ‘Cancer village’ because cancer morbidity rate is high in there due to the water that villagers live on got severe pollute because of the factory drain the wastewater without process and just let them go into the rive...   [tags: Pollution, Air pollution, Smog, Environmentalism]

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Minute Account of D-Day

- FROM 13:00 TO 13:59 13:00 Colonel Rudder at Pointe du Hoc receives the answer to his message of 12:00: "No reinforcements available. All the Rangers landed at Omaha." General O. Bradley receives a message from Omaha Beach: "Troops here blocked on the ground at Easy Red. Advancing through the cliffs overlooking Easy Green and Easy Red, reinforcements are arriving and the injured being evacuated." The Wn 72 strongpoint in Dog Green sector is under control of the US soldiers. This fortification protected the D1 exit and enable Allies to access Vierville-sur-Mer from Omaha Beach....   [tags: message, air raid, invasion, normandy]

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Ban the Use of Cluster Bombs

- Ban the Use of Cluster Bombs “It looked like the ball boys and girls toss each other during Hmong New Year festivities. Six year old Sia Ya threw it to her four year old brother, He couldn’t catch it and it landed behind him, exploding and killing him instantly. Sia Ya died after two agonizing days and nights in the provincial hospital.” (Account of Laotian cluster bomblet accident in 1996 - Laos War “Legacy”) I. INTRODUCTION Cluster bombs were first used in the American conflict in Vietnam and Laos in the sixties....   [tags: Bombs Air Weapons Essays]

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Operation Rolling Thunder

- Introduction Operation Rolling Thunder was an aerial bombing campaign, during the Vietnam War, conducted by the United States Air Force, United States Navy, and the Republic of Vietnam Air Force, from March 2, 1965 to November 2, 1968. Its purpose was to demonstrate America’s air supremacy in an effort to demoralize North Vietnam's Communist leaders (Ho Chi Minh) and to reduce their ability to carry out attacks against South Vietnam, supported by the United States. The four main objectives of this operation were to destroy North Vietnam’s industrial foundation, transportation systems, and air defenses, stop the flow of troops and supplies, to boost the morale of the South Vietnamese and to...   [tags: vietnam war, air ground battle, cold war]

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Correlation of Wood Type and Surface Coatings with the Resistance of Water Absorption

- ... I proceeded to place the wood treated with latex paint and oil based stain in their corresponding buckets. I covered each bucket with plastic wrap to prevent the evaporation of water, which would greatly interfere with my results, and secured the wrap with a rubber band. I then covered the buckets with a lid and placed them in my basement. I left them untouched for seven days, from December 21, 2013 to December 28, 2013, at a constant temperature of about 21.17C (room temperature). On December 28, the end of the seventh day, I removed each piece of wood from the buckets, but allowed any extra water clinging to it to drip back into the bucket for fifteen seconds....   [tags: softwoods or hardwoods, maple, poplar ]

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The Resistance Of Antibiotic Resistance

- Antibiotic resistance Antibiotics altered the practice of medicine, making once deadly infections treatable. This has saved millions upon millions of lives. However, once treatable bacteria have become resistant the drug class antibiotics which also includes antivirals, antifungals, and antiparasitics. Antibiotic/Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of microbes to resist the effects of drugs. All types of bacteria have the ability to develop resistance to the drugs that have been created to destroy them, causing them to become drug resistant organisms....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Penicillin]

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The Unprocessed Revolution : The Raw Revolution

- The Unprocessed Revolution The crunchy, chocolatey shell glued together with the divine, vanilla frosting center that creates a creamy, yet crunchy texture once chewed. A heavenly flavor that remains unchanged throughout a shelf life of three to seven weeks. Many like theirs dipped in milk, but I prefer mine dry. The flavor, versatility, and convenience of Oreo’s makes them one of America’s most classic cookies, and “Milk’s favorite.” The epitome of processed food, and the undying devotion Americans’ display for such practices, all in one package for $2.98....   [tags: Food processing, Food, Antibiotic resistance]

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The Truth of the Air

- ... Furthermore, soil and water are to some extent interchangeable with each other. They are both fundamental to the environment. Due to the fact that acid rain is acidic when it descends into a large body of water it then makes it acidic as well. The normal pH of lakes and streams for instance, is between six and eight and when acid rain merges with water it begins to lower its pH level (What Is Acid Rain). To retrieve its normal pH level is quite burdensome, but it can be obtained. The method of recouping its pH level is by a process of “buffering capacity” which requires soil to neutralize its pH levels (What Is Acid Rain)....   [tags: air quality, pollution ]

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Holocaust Resistance: The Largest Jews Revolt Holocaust Resistance

- Holocaust Resistance During the duration of the Holocaust, millions of Jews and other minorities found themselves at the mercy of Nazi commandment. Despite the threat of death hanging over their heads, Jews organized resistance groups and fought back their oppressors. Resistance came in all sorts, ranging from committing suicide and dying with dignity to lashing out and killing their captors (“Jewish Resistance to the Nazi Genocide”). Within the camps there were individuals who openly fought back against the Germans, for instance Meir Berliner, who killed an SS soldier with only a knife as a weapon (“Acts of Resistance”)....   [tags: jews, nazi, spiritual resistance]

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Jewish Resistance to the Nzi Holocaust

- Despite all of these internal and external factors contributing to a lack of Jewish resistance to the Holocaust, there was resistance in existence in many forms; the resistance that did occur must not be diminished or overlooked. When considering the definition of “resistance”, historians divide themselves on what this entails; some believe it to be only active, armed resistance attempts, while others define it more liberally. According to Yehuda Bauer, resistance entails “any group action consciously taken in opposition to known or surmised laws, actions, or intentions directed against the Jews by the Germans and their supporters.” Considering resistance with a broad definition such as th...   [tags: Lack Jewish Resistance]

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The Health Problems Of The Air Pollution

- When most people think about what is wrong with the environment, they can think of many things wrong with it. The amount of pollution that has either enter the air, land, or the ground. The amount of pollution within the air has been constantly been caused by humans doing a lot of activities that release a lot of carbon emissions. Activities such as deforestation of trees, the uses of automotive cars, and factories producing so much smog on a daily basis. With all of these activities, much of the air quality is poor and can cause many health problems for humans....   [tags: Air pollution]

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The Effects Of Air Pollution On The Environment

- I. Introduction A. Attention getter: Fumes. Gases. Toxins. We cannot survive without air; even though, we must inhale any air that is available in the atmosphere. According to the Environmental Protection Agency “a new gas powered lawn mower produces…air pollution in one hour of operation as 11 new cars each being driven for one hour” (Springfels). If the society keeps producing technology, then the environment will be destroyed. B. Relevance: Air pollution is something that everyone should be concern, especially if we’re advancing a lot in technology, especially in vehicles and the importance of our air or the environment....   [tags: Air pollution]

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Antibiotic Resistance Is A Major Problem

- Antibiotic resistance is a major problem that continues to expand as it threatens the lives of individuals throughout the world. Antibiotic medications are used to treat infections or diseases caused by bacteria. Antibiotics can save lives; however, the overuse or misuse of antibiotic drugs causes antibiotics to lose their effectiveness over time. Society needs to take action to slow the growing problem of antibiotic resistance by correctly taking antibiotics and by eliminating the excessive use of antibiotics....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Penicillin]

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The Effects Of Air Pollution On The Environment

- Air pollution is a very big problem in our environment today, and the reason why is because of the cars, buses, planes, boats, and any factory plants that are producing smoke which causes a lot of radiation; many people that live near those industrial areas are in big risk of having cancer and the air they breathing is just affecting their health even more, many electric powered cars, which many companies says they are environmentally friendly has a battery made in a plant that affects the environment, and also the hybrid cars do have gasoline powered engines which will also affect the environment since they have mufflers on the back of the cars throwing out carbon monoxide putting many peop...   [tags: Air pollution]

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Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust

- Examining any issue pertaining to the Holocaust is accompanied with complexity and the possibility of controversy. This is especially true in dealing with the topic of Jewish resistance to the Holocaust. Historians are often divided on this complex issue, debating issues such as how “resistance” is defined and, in accordance with that definition, how much resistance occurred. According to Michael Marrus, “the very term Jewish resistance suggests a point of view.” Many factors, both internal such as differences in opinion on when or what resistance was appropriate, as well as external, such as the lack of arms with which to revolt, contributed to making resistance, particularly armed resista...   [tags: nazi, jewish resistance]

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Air Pollution Is A Big Problem

- Air pollution is a big problem in our environment today, and the reason why is because of the cars, buses, planes, boats, and any factory plants that are producing smoke which causes a lot of radiation, and people that live near those industrial areas are in big risk of having cancer and the air they breathing is just affecting their health even more, even hybrid powered cars which many companies says they are environmentally friendly has a battery made in a plant that affects the environment, and also the hybrid cars do have gasoline powered engines which will also affect the environment since they have mufflers on the back of the cars throwing out carbon monoxide putting many people’s heal...   [tags: Air pollution]

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The Discovery Of Antibiotics Resistance

- The discovery of antibiotics has led to the emergence of antibiotic resistance in microbes. Antibiotic resistance is widespread and an ongoing global concern, as estimated by the world health organisation that on average in the EU 6.25% of 400 000 individuals carrying the resistant strain of bacteria die each year (World Health Organisation, 2015b). Therefore, to reduce the spread of this resistance numerous implementations and strategies are necessary. Antimicrobial resistance is the broad term used to describe when microbes such as bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses adapt in order to become resistant to antimicrobial agents used to cure the infections the microbes cause, therefore maki...   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Penicillin]

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Antibiotic Resistance And Its Effects

- Antibiotic resistance is a phenomenon in which microorganisms undergo a genetic mutation that allows them to withstand the effects of antibiotic agents designed to kill them or make them incapable of reproduction. To understand antibiotic resistance, it is important to understand what antibiotics are and the mechanisms behind these drugs that affect diseases. Antibiotics are chemical agents that specifically target certain bacterial strains and disable the bacteria by preventing their reproduction and growth....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Gene]

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Why Are Antibiotics Resistance Antibiotics?

- Antibiotics Resistance Antibiotics have been the marvel medications of present day solution and the pillar of our safeguard against bacterial diseases. However, now microorganisms are fighting back and creating imperviousness to antibiotics at a disturbing pace. Some microorganisms are currently so safe that they are for all intents and purposes untreatable with any of the present accessible medications. In the event that we don 't make a move to address this danger, humanity will be on the verge of a post-anti-microbial period, where untreatable also, lethal infections get to be progressively normal....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Microorganism]

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Antibiotic Resistance And Antibiotic Control

- Antibiotic resistant is the act of a bacteria that becomes resistant to a drug. Young teenagers and anyone uneducated on the topic is the population at risk. The population at risk needs to avoid resorting so quickly to pain relief medications and antibiotics. When medications and pain relief are necessary, the full extent of the antibiotics need to be taken and careful to not be misused (unnecessary use, incomplete use, and reuse of old antibiotics). To decrease poor practices, there has been intervention strategies performed to help bring education and awareness on how to properly take antibiotics, what antibiotics are, and the consequences that lead to antibiotic resistance....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Antibiotic]

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Antibiotic Resistance And Antibiotic Therapy

- 1. In healthy premenopausal women (18-55 years old) with a history of recurrent urinary tract infection, how effective is the prophylactic intake of cranberry products (capsules, pills, juice) compared to the prophylactic use of Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole in the prevention of any urinary tract infection within a six to twelve-month period. 2. There are a few significant problems that can be associated with my above stated PICOT question. The first problem is that there is a large population of adult females whose quality of life and state of well-being is largely affected by recurrent urinary tract infections....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Medicine]

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The Clean Air Act Objectives

- The clean air act was established in 1963 by the federal government. Clean air act objectives are to standardize regulations for air pollution stemming from automobiles and industrial plants. Congress has allowed states such as California that have severe air pollution problems to implement their own standards for the emissions of pollutants coming from motor vehicles. Under the Environmental Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), a designated federal agency sets fuel economy standards for new cars....   [tags: Air pollution]

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The Resistance Of The And Communicable Diseases

- Rebel the Resistance Imagine a world where bacteria run rampant with no means to control them. Trivial infections would result in death and communicable diseases would create incurable plagues. Many lives would be lost over illnesses that used to be easily defeated with antibiotics. Welcome to the future, “a future which rips one of the greatest tools of medicine out of the hands of doctors” (Gallangher, 2015), the “post-antibiotic era.” Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria experience genetic changes allowing them to survive an antibiotic that would have previously eliminated them, whether it is caused by a natural mutation or lateral gene transfer— “the acquisition of a gene from ano...   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Immune system]

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What Is Air Pollution?

- What is air pollution. In recent years the demand for electricity such as thermal power, iron and steel etc has increased rapidly, but with this demand also comes the problem of air pollution. Air pollution is the presence of a chemical or a substance which is harmful or has a poisonous effect introduced into the air. Whereas, Toxic air pollutants, also known as hazardous air pollutants, are pollutants that cause cancer and other serious health effects such as asthma, damage to the immune system, and environmental effects....   [tags: Air pollution]

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Air Travel Industry Q&A

- 1. Consider the air travel industry’s microenvironment. Using Figure 3.1, indentify the main companies and other organisations forming the microenvironment. Microenvironment is the factors that impact to organisation ability to serve its customers. In air travel industry, microenvironment can be say that is • Suppliers: Transport industry need vehicle to serve its customers, thus Boeing and Airbus, aerospace company, are main suppliers of air transport. Moreover, serving meal is one of its services that provided almost every flight....   [tags: Air Travel]

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Resistance training and the Elderly

- Introduction Many studies have shown that resistance training improves strength and many other aspects in the elderly population. Although the literature covers a wide variety of such theories, this review will focus on major themes, which will emerge repeatedly throughout the literature reviewed. These themes are: high intensity resistance training improves the muscle mass, strength and hypertrophy, muscle hypertrophy was due to the increase in type I and II fibres and muscle mass and strength gains were slightly more or less the same for both men and women but the was an overall increase in strength adaptations (Williams & Stewart, 2009)....   [tags: High Intensity Resistance Training, Strength]

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Antibiotic Resistance And The End

- Antibiotic Resistance Leads to the End With the media being as powerful as it is, an apocalypse is thrown in people’s face time after time. Apocalypses are no longer thought of as a threat because now, everything has become an apocalypse. People are not aware of the problems that are likely to cause an end to life as known. One of these problems would be antibiotic resistance. Doctors are prescribing antibiotics when they should not be used, or should use a weaker dose of that antibiotic. Before too long, the bacteria are going to be unstoppable and cause permanent damage to its host....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Otitis media]

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Antibiotic Resistance Of Lactic Acid Bacteria

- Antibiotic Resistance in Lactic Acid Bacteria 1. Introduction Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem worldwide. For decades, the overuse and misuse of antibiotics has produced a formidable selective pressure towards antibiotic resistant bacteria (Levy, 1992). Bacteria have evolved and conceived different mechanisms of resistances like the production of proteins to increase export or decrease uptake of antibiotics (Sutcliffe et al., 1996), modification of the target molecule structure (Aarestrup et al., 2000) or inactivation of the antibiotic (Normark and Normark, 2002)....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Lactobacillus]

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Air Pollution And Its Effects On The Environment

- Air is valuable essence of every living thing on earth, especially the human race. Clean air is key to sustain the equilibrium of life on this planet. Having deficient air quality can lead to multiple consequences such as emissions from various substances, both natural and human caused. Air is a combination of several gases that are invisible and odorless. Air pollution occurs when the environment contains gases, dust, fumes or other harmful substances. The amounts which are harmful to humans and animals could also damage to plants and materials....   [tags: Air pollution]

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Essential Tools to Deal with Resistance to Change

- Change is a fact of organizational life that develops in response to interpersonal, cultural, environmental, and other external factors that fluctuate and change for various reasons. Employees can display varying levels of resistance ranging from aggressive resistance to apathy (Spector, 2012). Resistance is a concern because it undermines the effectiveness of the change implementation process, but there are tools available which leaders can utilize to reduce this possibility. The essential tools will be discussed in this paper along with the reasons for utilizing them in a change implementation process....   [tags: social issues, overcoming resistance]

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Antibiotic Resistance : A Natural Process Of Bacteria

- Like I have already stated, antibiotic resistance is a natural process of bacteria so there is no real solution but we can defiantly slow it down and let nature take its course. To begin to try and slow down antibiotic resistance we can do several things. We can start with us individuals. By using good hygiene, we can help to prevent the spread of bacteria therefor preventing disease and the need for antibiotics. We can also begin to inform the public more about this issue so they have an understanding as to what’s going on because if you aren’t related to the health field you probably don’t know what antibiotic resistance even is....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Infection]

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Antibiotic Resistance : Is It The Defeat Of Modern Medicine?

- Antibiotic Resistance: Is it the Defeat of Modern Medicine. What if there were no treatment for strep throat. Or pneumonia. Or sinus infections. It is hard to imagine life without medicine for these illnesses. But what if the antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections such as strep throat and pneumonia stopped working. What if the bacteria were stronger than the antibiotics. The threat of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections is an increasing concern for healthcare providers, and it is important to reduce the misuse and overuse of antibiotics to maintain control of bacterial diseases....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Penicillin]

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Significant Developments in the Regulation of Air Travel

- In December 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilber Wright were successfully in their attempt to fly a heavier that air contraption. This event was labeled in history as the “birth of aviation”. The flight occurred in a field which did not have a paved runway and only enough room to take off and land. Additionally, they had no lights or terminal. More importantly they had no regulatory governing body to oversee operations (Young & Wells, 2011). There are various events through history of Air Transportation which have led to the advent and development of the aviation oversight program in the United States....   [tags: Air Travel]

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Antibiotic Resistance And Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

- Antibiotic resistance in bacteria is a growing issue in the healthcare field. However, it seems that the biggest issue across the three areas of surveillance, treatment, and infection control is a lack of research and funding to create a universal standard that all healthcare facilities must follow. Under the category of surveillance, it seems that most facilities are leaning towards molecular testing as the gold star for identifying and isolating the strain of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Buford et al., the Report to the President on Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, McArthur et al., and Perez et al....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Penicillin]

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Nonviolent Resistance: The Proper Response to Oppression

- Imagine yourself denied basic civil liberties and rights based on the color of your skin. You are told by the very government that resides over you that segregation is legal if equal but it is not . Tormented by those with blind hatred fueled by flames of racism and you can do nothing to stop it legally. Sacred and wanting some kind of change something must be done to reverse the injustice suffered by the innocent. Options are discussed by those that want change. Hopefully a leader will rise to the occasion and lead their people to the road of redemption and not to the path of total and utter destruction....   [tags: Racism and Nonviolent Resistance]

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The Effects Of Air Pollution On The Environment

- There have been several environmental changes in the world recently occurring due to the pollution of the environment. Increase in production, manufacturing, the use of motor vehicles and basically dumping waste into the environment. This has brought about different types of pollution, each resulting in negative effects due to reducing quality air and other environmental features. If things keep going down this road, the future generations may not have a clean environment to come to, and it may even signify the end of our world....   [tags: Pollution, Air pollution, Environmentalism]

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The Warsaw Ghetto Resistance

- A. Plan of Investigation The investigation explores why the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the most important ghetto resistance during the Holocaust. In order to analyze why the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was significant, research has to be done to study the elements of the Warsaw ghetto that made it successful. The main sources for this investigation are Ghetto Fights: Warsaw 1941-43 by Marek Edelman because it is a study to examine the political and ideological background of the Warsaw Rising and Daring to Resist: Jewish Defiance in the Holocaust by David Engel because it covers uprisings in other ghettos than in Warsaw....   [tags: Important Ghetto Resistance, Plan of Investigation]

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The Environmental Stability Of Clean Air

- The main reason for the plummet of the environmental stability of clean air in the Greater Toronto Area is the people living in it. Most people who are affected by air pollution contribute to the cause of the problem. The major effects left by pollution are cases of lung and heart conditions, but this is just the start. Year after year, air pollution worsens in the Greater Toronto Area. But, with the new up and coming project of INHALE (Initiative for Healthy Air and Local Economies) there is now hope once again for the people of this city and surrounding areas, climate change, and the future of the GTA....   [tags: Global warming, Air pollution]

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India 's Air Pollution Crisis

- Synopsis 8 India 's capital recently announced the implementation of various measures to combat the air pollution that has plagued the city. According to the Hawai’i News Now article, published on November 6th, 2016, particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) levels were identified at over 900 micrograms per cubic meter. According to the World Health Organization, these conditions are 90 times the level considered safe and 15 times the usual amount in India. The Center for Science and Environment stated that smog levels from the previous week have been the worst in 17 years....   [tags: Air pollution]

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Into Thin Air by Jon Krauker

- The book Into Thin Air, written by Jon Krakauer, explores the struggle of man versus man and man versus nature. The very different personalities proved costly to everyone involved on the expedition. The team of climbers that were hiking toward the summit of Mt. Everest on May 10, 1996, was oblivious to what lay ahead of them. No matter how advanced the hikers were, Everest on this day would test the will and endurance of everyone attempting to reach the summit. The one element that no one person could elude was pain....   [tags: Into Thin Air, Jon Krauker]

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Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer

- In the novel Into Thin Air, the author Jon Krakauer shows us two characters who have some similarities, yet are markedly different. Rob Hall and Scott Fischer are both world renowned mountain climbers as well as the leaders and head guides of their own mountain climbing enterprises. Each employ the respect of his peers, yet here is where the similarities end. With differences in their physical stature, climbing styles, and safety concerns, it would seem that one was destined to succeed and other to fail....   [tags: Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer]

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The Pollution Of Air Pollution

- The detriment of air pollution is that it has far reaching consequences and most often is misplaced long distances by the wind. Polluted air shows up in places where you wouldn’t expect or desire it, like in the most remote parts of beloved national parks or barren wilderness. This can be attributed to higher power plant pipes that transport pollutants above a local community contribute to carrying pollutants sometimes thousands of miles away by wind. This can be particularly true in downwind states, where emissions from industrial boilers and power plants contribute to smog, haze, and air pollution hundreds of miles away (EPA, 2014) ....   [tags: Air pollution, Smog]

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