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Knowledge Capture and Transfer in an Organization

- Organization Background and Purpose of Planned Change The products that my organization supports, services, and provide updates to have been in the US Air Force inventory since the mid 1980’s. My organization’s make-up is multigenerational with a high percentage of Traditionalists and Baby Boomers (Fox, 2011). While the employees are skilled and talented, the organization is suffering from single threaded skill areas and we are facing the high probability that we will lose the 30+ years of knowledge when our employees retire or transfer to other Boeing programs....   [tags: knowledge transfer in organizations]

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Oil Industry: The Rule of Capture

- Consequently, an oil well can drain oil from a forty-acre radius, and a gas well ‎can drain gas from 640-acre radius. Furthermore, the mineral reserves can be placed ‎under the ownership of two or more people with different needs and interests with equal ‎rights or exclusive rights to their properties. As a result, some landowners may ‎interested to drill and benefit from the mineral reserves and others may oppose to such ‎drilling because of its negative externalities. To solve this competing interests, ‎employing the “Rule of Capture” undermined the property rights of a neighbor who is ‎not ready to drill or does not want to drill at all for various reasons....   [tags: mineral reserves, extracting oil]

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Post Combustion Capture ( 114 )

- Post-Combustion capture(114) In post-combustion capture, the carbon dioxide is captured from the flue gas after the fossil fuels have burned. The heat and steam generated is redirected to generate electricity while the flue gas continues through the system. Flue gas is the large stack of white smoke that is often seen around large power plants, power stations, or large furnaces. Ideally this system would be able to applied to any burning fuel, but because the exhaust is often impure with other pollutants, special steps need to be taken to isolate the carbon dioxide....   [tags: Oxygen, Carbon dioxide, Combustion]

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Carbon Capture And Storage Techniques

- Currently on earth there is more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere than there has been for 800,000 years caused, in part, by the United States which emits about 7 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year. The process of capturing waste carbon dioxide and transferring it to a location, usually underground where it will be unable to enter the atmosphere, is known as Carbon Capture and Storage. The International Energy Agency declares that Carbon Capture and Storage techniques could potentially reduce global carbon dioxide emissions by 20% and that combating climate change would cost 75% more without this method....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Fossil fuel, Coal]

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FBI's Capture and Prosecution of Mitnick

- Highlight the main ethical issues that this case brings to light and critically apply :  Consequence based  Duty based  Character based Ethical theories to discuss whether the FBI were correct in attempting to capture and prosecute Mitnick. Introduction to ethics “Ethics”, in general, is nothing but a principle of conduct. Ethics can also be defined as moral philosophy which is used to answer questions related to morality. The word ‘Ethics’ has been derived from the Greek word ‘Ethos’ which simply meant “the state of being” or “to keep ones soul pure”....   [tags: Ethics]

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The Capture of El Chapo

- Introduction Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was a little-known name in America a month ago. His recent capture has re-ignited out fascination with the larger-than-life persona of a “drug lord”, both in the news as well as in pop-culture. I will explore how the son of a poor cattle rancher became the most powerful drug trafficker in the world and what lead to his eventual downfall. I will also discuss how the military played a role in this ground-breaking takedown of a notorious kingpin. History Cocaine has been a part of the American culture since the mid 1800’s1....   [tags: Drug Trafficker, Cocaine, Drugs]

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The Night Of My Capture

- The night of my capture started out like any other night here in Herot. I was seated next to my dear friend King Hrothgar, toasting to Beowulf’s victory over the monster Grendel. Royalty from all over the world had gathered here to hear his wonderful tale. After a night full of toasts and festivities, we grew weary and retired to our beds. We had not known of the danger lurking in the shadows. A few short hours after drifting off into a peaceful sleep, a shrill scream of terror ripped me from my slumber, and I quickly jumped out of the bed....   [tags: Grendel, Beowulf, Hroðgar, Sword]

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Although Electronic Data Capture

- As many other industries, the clinical trial industry is developing towards a more, if not fully electronic environment. Sponsors and Clinical Research Organizations (CRO) have a commitment to maintain patients’ personal and clinical information protected and to ensure that clinical data is preserved. These responsibilities are usually monitored by on-site visits and Source Data Verification (SDV), conducted by Clinical Research Associates (CRA). Although Electronic Data Capture (EDC) technology itself cannot ensure the integrity and quality of data collected, it is imperative that Sponsors and CROs work together to develop a well-planned study protocol that includes a flexible and adaptive...   [tags: research, data integrity, ethics]

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The True Story Capture in "Biggie and Tupac"

- Documentary has been heavily associated as a representation of the truth and reality due to its absence of fictional elements and control by the filmmaker (Chapman, 2009). It aims to entice the audience perception of the information presented as fundamental and legitimate (Beattie, 2004). With today's technology, the question of manipulated facts and proclaimed evidences presented in documentaries has heightened concerns in providing the audience with the truth and the real. Hence, with reference to the documentary on "Biggie and Tupac" (2002) directed by Nick Broomfield, we will explore how the documentary has managed to capture the real in terms of structure, style and modes of documentary...   [tags: documentary, rap, interviews]

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Joseph Vacher: A Murderer in France

- The case of Joseph Vacher was as well-known, more deadly, and even compared to, the murders committed by “Jack the Ripper” so much so that Vacher even screamed that he was “Joseph the Ripper”. This murder, whose identity was unknown at the time, left a trail of terror where ever he went, his capture became a career making opportunity for the investigating magistrates. After Vacher was captured a new branch of criminal interrogation was used to try to incriminate him in the murders that it was believed he had done....   [tags: Criminology, Capture]

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Science Carbon Capture And Its Effects On Our Planet

- Science Carbon Capture A lot of Scientists have started to believe that there’s quite a high chance of global warming and climate changing to occur in later years. This is due to the huge use of fossil fuels such as the burning of fossil fuels and coal in power plants and oil in motorised vehicles. What problems can carbon dioxide cause. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the very reason why scientists believe that there’s a “very likely” chance of global warming and climate change to occur. The occurrence of these disasters could leave some traumatising effects on our planet....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Fossil fuel, Coal]

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Should the Australian Government Promote Carbon Capture and Storage

- Should the Australian Government Promote Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). Introduction CCS is a technology for storing carbon emissions underground to slow global warming. It is under development, still several years from commercial deployment, and a key question for policy makers and power companies is whether or not it is a cost effective option compared to the other low carbon alternatives. The question is “should the Australian Government be subsidizing and promoting carbon capture and storage?” Advantages and Challenges of CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) How does it Work....   [tags: power plants, global warming, electricity ]

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Capture Myopathy: Syndrome within Captive Animals

- ... (3) Capture Myopathy is quite often referred to as white muscle disease, the muscle when used causes a change of metabolism from using oxygen to using the stored energy within the muscle. The change up allows for lactic acid to build up and make its way into the bloodstream where it changes the homeostasis of the body: the body pH and the heart output. In essence, if the heart is inefficiently pumping the correct oxygen to the muscle, the muscle will begin to deteriorate and ultimately lead to damages to the kidney and the effector organs....   [tags: dysfunction to muscle fibers]

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The Processes Of Energy Capture And Metabolism For Living Organisms

- 5. Describe the processes of energy capture and metabolism for living organisms and how they relate to one another. Be sure to address photosynthesis, glycolysis, fermentation, and respiration. Photosynthesis is one process of energy capture for living organisms. The formula for photosynthesis is 3CO2 + 6H2O + light  C3H6O3 + 3O2 + 3H2O. Basically, during this process, light energy is captured and converted into chemical energy, but it goes much deeper than that. First, light is captured by chloroplasts that contain pigments that capture different photons of light and then reflect different colors....   [tags: Adenosine triphosphate, Cellular respiration]

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I Capture The Castle Is Told From The Point Of View

- Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle is told from the point of view of seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain. Cassandra, along with her sister Rose and friend Stephen, go through major character transformations that go along with the theme of coming of age. The use of setting, archetype, conflict, theme, and other literary terms will be used to show the argument of how these characters transformed. Over time in I Capture the Castle, Cassandra endeavors to develop her writing skills. She fills three notebooks with witty yet emotional entries that candidly recount the great changes that take place within the decrepit walls of the castle....   [tags: Novel, Character, Woman, Love]

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Artistic Expression: Poems Speak to Emtions and Capture Feelings

- With time poems may have lost their voice, but not their importance. Up to this day, poetry is still one of the greatest forms of artistic expression; Poems speak to emotions and capture feelings. There is no right format of a poem, but yet a world of possibilities. Instead being unchangeable poems are innately open to interpretation; they should be spoken out loud in order to be “heard”, convey truth and cause impact. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot is an extremely meaningful poem; it is one of Elliot’s best-known works and without a doubt a masterpiece (Hillis)....   [tags: dante's inferno, T. S. elliot]

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Advertisements Can Not Triumph Unless They Capture Our Attention

- Advertisements cannot triumph unless they capture our attention. Advertisers use different strategies like slogans, pictures,claims so those advertising messages do not forgot by the audience and persuade people to buy the product being sold. The language used in these various forms of media has a huge impact on their effects on the consumer. William Lutz, the author of “With these words,I can sell you anything” and Charles A. O 'Neill, author of, “The language of advertising” have contrasting views about the system of advertising....   [tags: Advertising, Rhetoric, Language]

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How Does Stepdaughters Capture A Cultural Movement?

- How does “Stepdaughters” capture a cultural movement. “Strength is between us” (Apple, 132). Encapsulated between the social norms of womanhood and the presence of strength in a mother-daughter feud, the daughter, Stephanie, participates in a sport that contradicts her gender according to her mother’s beliefs and intrusions. During the culmination of Stephanie’s athletic build and admiration of the track, her mother, Helen’s, rigid ideology towards woman has conflicted the family dynamic. Stephanie must create her own ideology, central to her values, morals, and inner beauty as she learns the real truth behind her mother’s gender conformist ways....   [tags: Woman, Sociology, Gender, Shot put]

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Evaluation of Design of a Data Capture Sheet

- Evaluation of Design of a Data Capture Sheet For task one I was asked to design a data capture sheet for new customers to fill in with their information and to build a database for the Megavideo employees to fill in with the customer's details. I had to make an input mask for the telephone number, a validation rule for gender, set a default value for county and finally had to create a report of all the Megavideo members. The target audience for my data capture sheet was the new Megavideo customers as they would have to fill it in and the target audience for my database was the Megavideo employees as they would be using the database to search for detail, add new m...   [tags: Papers]

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Overview: Secondary Capture Techniques for Geographical Information Systems Projects

- Introduction Geographic information systems are a computerized system for the collection, storage, manipulation and output of information that is spatially referenced (Obermeyer and Pinto, 1994). Data capture is the process of putting information into the system (Eisntein, 2001). Data used in GIS comes from many sources in many types and it is stored in different ways (Eistein, 2001). Mutluoglu and Ceylan (2009), states that one of the main components of a GIS is the formation of the database. More than 70 % of the time and cost is spent on developing this database....   [tags: Processing Algorithms, Manual Digitizing]

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Analysis of Wanted Poster, Offering a Reward for Information Leading to the Capture of the Kelly Gang

- The primary source that will be analysed is a poster titled “Wanted poster, offering a reward for information leading to the capture of the Kelly gang”. The Kelly gang consisted of four bushranger men, Edward (Ned) Kelly his brother Dan Kelly and two of their friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart. Ned Kelly and his gang are one of Australia’s most famous historical figures. Throughout this text it explores a brief history leading to the creation of the poster, the intended audience, important features of the poster and also what can be learnt from the source....   [tags: history, political issue]

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Tactics Used to Capture Attention in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

- Lewis Carroll subtly indicates his attitudes toward children and his understanding if children in several ways. Many of the motifs he uses are the main reason why this story has such an abundance of versions and maintains its popularity. There are many tactics that Carroll uses in his writing that capture and maintain a readers attention, many of which involve his unrealistic situations that his main character finds herself in as well as subtle connections to historical figures. Carroll's use of illustrations, preposterous wordplay, and overall disregard for order has given the world a storyline that has been used many times in different types of media....   [tags: motifs, magic, children]

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Carbon Capture : Has Climate Change Made It Harder For People?

- There’s a lot of discussion about the issue of climate change which can make people feel like their actions to stop it are useless, but there is hope for the future. Young people today, such as college students, are very busy and have other things on their minds. However, there are simple ways to make a difference that could even save you money. Stopping climate change doesn’t need drastic changes to one’s daily routine or even help from the government because if everyone does something small then the impact will be significant....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Climate change, Recycling]

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Professional Legal Ethical and Social Issues

- ... Fig 1. Flowchart of legal issues source: JISClegal information ETHICAL ISSUES: Ethics defined as moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour or the conducting of an activity (Oxford 2014). Ethical issues are considered to be morally good practices that should be followed and professional bodies involved. The issues like freedom of information, privacy, copyright legislations, legality of software and social media misuse are all within the use of IT. Ethics is not just about what is right and what is wrong (Garret & Lewis, 2008).it also includes moral systems and principles and stakeholder analysis....   [tags: lecture capture system]

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Escape From Auschwitz by Andrey Pogozhev

- Andrey Pogozhev wrote the autobiography Escape From Auschwitz to tell the world about his experience at a Nazi death camp. Pogozhev recounts the story of his capture, imprisonment, and successful escape from Auschwitz. This story is an eye opening account of the brutality endured by Soviet Prisoners of War and others during Nazi rule. Pogozhev is the primary source of information regarding the treatment of people in Auschwitz because he experienced this first hand as a prisoner. There is an array of material published about Jewish survivors, but this story is told from the perspective of a Soviet POW....   [tags: capture, imprisonment, nazi]

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Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes

- Pruss, S.D., N.L. Cool, R.J. Hudson and A.R. Gaboury. 2002. Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes. Wildlife Society bulletin. 30(2):508-516. Many researchers opt for the most humane and safe techniques when obtaining live animals for study. A variety of devices are employed in the trapping of coyotes (Canis latrans), one option being the neck snare. Since all trapping methods have their dangers, researchers in the article “Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes,” are motivated to improve trap safety to decrease mortality rates....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sharks Have Been Misjudged

- I’m sure everyone here has seen jaws and heard that scary theme music that goes with it. Films like this have given a big reputation to sharks being dangerous and the threatening sea animals. The media also doesn’t help this. Today I will be arguing for the rights of these misjudged sharks and how this new “catch and kill policy” is totally wrong. I am sure that after this you will believe, like me and so many others that sharks are Jaw-some and should not be culled. To start off I would like to update everyone on what the catch and kill policy is....   [tags: death, ecosystem, capture]

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The Unability of Police to Capture Jack The Ripper in 1888

- The Unability of Police to Capture Jack The Ripper in 1888 Life in Whitechapel during the 'reign' of Jack The Ripper' in 1888 was of a very low standard, you had people selling themselves just to try and provide for their family or even themselves, the vast majority of London's east end were alcoholics, therefore the streets of Whitechapel were very dangerous and were welcoming crimes. Murders were common however serial killers were not, robbery, money problems, fights, being drunk and disorderly was also very common, especially for the streets of Whitechapel where this happened on a daily basis....   [tags: Papers]

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Tanishq: Positioning to capture Indian Women’s Hearts

- Tanishq: Positioning to capture Indian Women’s Hearts Industry Overview: i. India is the largest consumer of gold in the world to be followed by China and Japan. India is emerging as world's largest trading centre of this commodity with a target of US$ 16 bn. set for 2010. ii. Placed against targets to achieve 65 percent of the international market by 2010, India’s gem and jewellery industry has registered an impressive 21.33 percent growth in exports iii. India dominates the world’s cut and polished diamonds (CPD) market....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy Management]

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The Struggle between Hercules and Hera

- ... Hercules married Megara, and brought five children into the world. Hera, again, messed with Hercules and put him to the point where he became so insane that he killed his family. He went to Apollo for advice in desperate measures. He was told to serve to his cousin "Eurystheus, the king of Mycenae, Tiryns, and Argos." (Hercules -- Ancient History Encyclopedia.) Hera bossed Eurystheus to set the hero to perform killer tasks know as the "The Famous Twelve Labours of Hercules." (Hercules -- Ancient History Encyclopedia.) To kill the Nemean Lion....   [tags: rule, family, throne, kill, capture]

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A Comparison of 'At Sea' and 'Capture of Walter Schnaffs' by Guy De Maupassant

- A Comparison of 'At Sea' and 'Capture of Walter Schnaffs' by Guy De Maupassant I have studied several stories written by Guy De Maupassant. In my essay I shall examine, in detail, two stories initially, and then later I shall expand, to other stories. The first story I have chosen is ‘At Sea’. In this story there are two loyal brothers, who work as fisherman. In this harsh life, you must choose the most beneficial outcome; otherwise you are foolish, detrimental and may starve....   [tags: Papers]

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How J.B Priestley Capture and Retains the Audience's Interest Throughout the Play

- How J.B Priestley Capture and Retains the Audience's Interest Throughout the Play Introduction ============ The wonderfully constructed play of "An Inspector Calls" is a play by the late J.b Priestly, which was written when the Second World War was coming to a close but was published two years later in 1947 straight after the Second World War. The actual play was set in 1912 just before the Great War (world war one) a war, which stole the lives of a whole generation of men....   [tags: Papers]

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The Cruelty of Men in Olaudah Equiano’s Middle Passage

- It is sad to see how my generation (including myself) is slowly losing all sight of where we have come from. Olaudah Equiano’s Middle Passage excerpt has opened my eyes to how dreadful it must have been for African American slaves, especially during the Middle Passage. In his experts he talks about how slaves would rather try to take their own lives than to live in that abdominal situation for even a second more. He goes on to say that slave masters would not even allow it to happen by punishing any slave who tried to commit suicide....   [tags: slaves, capture, physiological conditions]

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Night, by Elie Wiesel’s, and Roberto Begnini’s film Life is Beautiful Show Sufferig of the Holocaust

- The Holocaust was one of the darkest times in history. Both Night, by Elie Wiesel’s, and Roberto Begnini’s film Life is Beautiful, are set in the time period of the Holocaust. The Holocaust is portrayed very differently in the two pieces. Night has a much more serious tone. It tells how it really was. Life is Beautiful has a happier tone. It uses humor to explain what is happening. Night and Life is Beautiful are similar in the strong emphasis on the father-son bonds formed in each. Also, even though they were written in the same time period, the way that they portray the Holocaust is very different....   [tags: jews blood, capture]

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Japaneses Colonialism in Malaysia

- Malaysia was occupied by 4 different types of colonialism through the history. These types of colonialism were: 1-The Portuguese occupation (during 1511-1641) 2-The Dutch occupation (during 1641-1786) 3-The British occupation (during 1786-1941 & 1941-1957) 4-The Japanese occupation (during 1941-1945). In this article we will concern on The Japanese and study the effects of Japanese colonialism in Malaysia. Japan was a great force in Eastern Asia between 19th and 20th centuries and it has much influence areas that spread year by year....   [tags: agriculture, capture, popluation, health]

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Analysis of The Cinematic Techniques That Are Used To Capture The Audience's Interest In The Opening Sequence Of The Film Of Mice And Men

- Analysis of The Cinematic Techniques That Are Used To Capture The Audience's Interest In The Opening Sequence Of The Film Of Mice And Men In the first moments of a film, the director will attempt to capture the audience's imagination. He does this so that the audience maintains its interest. The Director will use a number of cinematic techniques to create a sense of urgency, suspense and dramatic tension. These techniques are often shown by fusing picture and sound. An example of a technique is mis-en-scene....   [tags: Papers]

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Externalities and Government Intervention: Prices Do Not Capture All Costs

- Technology has advantages like the increase in production with a smaller cost for the company. However, technology also replaces men in labor, producing unemployment. Every day, the world faces more research activity, and the technological development grows constantly offering new and more effective methods of production. With the time, technology has become indispensable for some firms, which line of production would be dramatically hindered without technology. This situation lets us think of technology as an externality in the market....   [tags: Externalities]

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Empathy essay- my life as a slave (capture to the auction)

- MY INTRODUCTION TO SLAVERY We don’t have the same limitations as other people of different tribes do. I am a free woman, or shall I say I was a free woman. I am the wife of our tribes chief –Jankay Boto, that’s where I got my surname, Boto. Before my marriage I was a Touray. My father, or Paupa, was the chief of the tribe Adance. The two tribes, Adance and Denkyira, my husband’s tribe, are in the same village, Juffure. The two tribes have been friends for as long as anyone can remember, I mean they have been friends for since like ever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Charles Ng

- On June 2, 1985, Officer Daniel Wright, of the San Francisco Police Department, was dispatched to a lumberyard where a shoplifting had just occurred. Upon arrival, a store employee informed the officer that an Asian man had concealed a bench vice in his jacket and was seen placing it in the trunk of a 1980 Honda Prelude., and when the employee attempted to question the man he quickly fled on foot. Officer Wright looked into the vehicle and discovered a bag that contained a silenced handgun. At this point a bearded man approached the officer with a sales receipt claiming that he had paid for the vice his friend had taken....   [tags: Capture of Serial Kill Charles Ng Narrative]

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My Heart Was Captured By Pediatrics At An Early Age

- As a traditional Native American saying goes, “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” My heart was captured by pediatrics at an early age. My journey was started growing up in a small town of India with different but significant healthcare needs and limited availability of resources. During the school life, I was always attracted towards human biology. As a young student, I was very curious and used to ask many questions, and my teachers always explained every principle by scientific reasoning and rational thinking....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Pediatrics, Medical school]

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A Photographer Captures a Revealing Photo of His Teacher in the Photography by Will Weaver

- ... Moreover, habits of smoking, drinking alcohol, stealing are few of the many habits teenagers are often influenced into doing with the use of peer pressure. Trying to receive the feeling of belonging other people is what we often desire, often taking part in risky behaviour to please our peers. This does not last very long as the consequences begin to show up eventually, at times even isolating us from the people who once had trust in you. Loneliness and depression are what often hit teenagers who isolate themselves from others because of their mistakes....   [tags: peer pressure, transformation, inferiority]

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How the Opening Sequence of Halloween Captures the Attention of the Audience

- How the Opening Sequence of Halloween Captures the Attention of the Audience ' 'Halloween' was made in 1978 and is a good example of the 'Slasher' movies from that time and this is an interesting piece of cinema as it can be related to the German expressionism of the late 1920's which used jerky camera shots and high contrast lighting to enthrall the viewer .In this essay I will discuss how the opening to Halloween captures the audiences attention and how codes and conventions cr...   [tags: Papers]

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The Essence Of Education Can Not Be Captured

- The essence of education cannot be captured in a worded definition. The amorphous meanings that are ascribed can only be defined by the impressions it leaves with its receivers. The value that is attributed to education is immeasurable, which is probably why it is deemed as a property right that neither person nor state can deny an individual of. It is the property right that every American citizen of the United States is entitled to. Despite the socioeconomic differences that define the access to opportunities that the majority of individuals have within any society, education is perceived as an acting equalizer, giving assurance that wouldn’t otherwise be provided through alternative avenu...   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Captured In An Image

- Captured in an Image Beyond the black and white haze of time, there is a young boy in a tailored blue coat and plaid shorts saluting his father’s coffin as it is driven through the streets of the Washington Capitol. It was this image that restored the hearts of the countless civilians who had been distraught by their leader’s sudden death. The American public was able to find some sort of comfort through the little boy they dubbed, “John-John”, the son of the overwhelmingly adored President John F....   [tags: JFK Jr. John F. Kennedy Media History]

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A Single Moment, Captured By Modern Cameras

- A single moment, captured by modern cameras, has the ability to describe some of the important events of my life. My mom always loved embroidering and designing clothes; these were her past time hobbies. She would get extremely involved in creating creative designs for me, my sister, and herself. The thing that I hated the most was that she would not be mentally present in family conversations. She would just be in her own “clothing world.” Even though I hated her boring hobby, but I loved wearing clothes designed by her, because the style would always match with the current fashion and make me look unique....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Clothing]

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Night Captures The Occurrences That Were Faced By Elie Wiesel

- Nights come so often. However, the darkest of nights are the nights that engrave themselves into our subconscious. No matter how hard you try to forget, it is impossible. The Holocaust, as it is remembered, was yet another monstrous aspect of the Second World War. Adolf Hitler conducted the mass genocide of eleven million people, six million of them being Jewish. The Holocaust lasted from January of 1933 and continued until May of 1945. The novel Night captures the occurrences that were faced by author Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor during his time at Auschwitz....   [tags: Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz concentration camp]

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Electrical Merchandising By A Cartoon That Captured A Dramatic Demographic Transformation

- In 1957, the magazine Electrical Merchandising published a cartoon that captured a dramatic demographic transformation that was changing the nature of life across America. And besides that first car, which is bursting with smiling white children, we can’t see the skin tones of any of the other passengers and drivers in the traffic-jam. But history tells us that the drivers and their passengers were likely all white. The American Suburb, presented in 1950s advertising (such as in the cartoon above) as utopias, full of nice people and pretty streets and safe neighborhoods, were in reality shaped by racially discriminatory laws, government programs and practices, and the bigoted tendencies of...   [tags: Racism, White people, Black people, Suburb]

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A Beautiful Work Of Art Of A Woman 's Beauty Captured

- Ancient Egyptian art has been admired for many years for its strength and powerful beauty. The thought of how humans, at such a time, had the intelligence and manpower to create the things that they did is truly amazing. Nefertiti Bust has always been one of the many popular pieces, an icon of a woman’s beauty captured. Such as Khafre Enthroned is for its masculinity and powerful leadership. These two pieces of art are symbolic o their time. Similar in many ways, but various all at once. Nefertiti Bust a beautiful work of art of a Royal woman from the ancient Egyptian time is from around the time of c 1353-1336 BCE....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Akhenaten, Pharaoh]

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`` If You Are Looking For A Drama / Biological Film That Captures The Events Of Civil Rights Movement

- If you are looking for a Drama/ Biological film that captures the events of civil rights movement all while telling the tale of a father and sons progressive relationship, look no further, Lee Daniels the Butler delivers in that respect. The films settings start out in during the time of 1920s in Macon Georgia where we first meet Cecil Gaines, a young boy that worked on a cotton field with his mother and father. Later in the film, we follow Cecil to Washington DC, where he embarks on a journey of service and loyalty to several of our nations presidents as the butler of the white house....   [tags: African American, President of the United States]

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A Woman's Struggle Captured in The Yellow Wallpaper

- A Woman's Struggle Captured in The Yellow Wallpaper     Pregnancy and childbirth are very emotional times in a woman's life and many women suffer from the "baby blues."  The innocent nickname for postpartum depression is deceptive because it down plays the severity of this condition. Although she was not formally diagnosed with postpartum depression, Charlotte Perkins Gilman  (1860-1935) developed a severe depression after the birth of her only child (Kennedy et. al.  424).  Unfortunately, she was treated by Dr.  S....   [tags: Yellow Wallpaper essays]

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Analyzing The Travel Diary Captured For 130 Students Who Were Living On Campus

- Limanond et al. (2010) performed the ANOVA analysis on the travel diary captured for 130 students who were living on campus. The students were grouped into four groups: male students with own private car, male students without private car, female students with private car, and female students without a car. The analysis showed that the trip rates generated on weekdays among the four groups were not statistically different and the similar result found for weekends. However, the mode split behaviors between these groups were found different....   [tags: Bus, Public transport bus service]

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Case Study : The Big Cake Captures Giant 's Attention, A Malaysian Owned Retailer

- Simply Discuss of Giant 's Entry to Australia Using PESTLE The latest database indicate that Australian Supermarket and Grocery Stores industry had reached 88.1billions in total revenue in 2015 (Tonkin 2016). The big cake captures Giant’s attention, a Malaysian-owned retailer. It poured attention into Australian market and consider whether to put Australia into its globalization strategy. To find out if it is a proper timing for entering, Giant needs to consider all the relevant factors of the macroeconomic environment, the industry context and itself....   [tags: Strategic management, SWOT analysis]

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Major Themes Captured in Chapter Five of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

- F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, set in early 1920’s New York, tells the story of millionaire Jay Gatsby and his lasting affection for Daisy Buchannan. Mr. Gatsby is attempting to lure Daisy’s love as the couple split before Gatsby went to war. However, throughout the novel, the reader encounters unethical characters along with a complex intertwined plot that incorporates themes from early 20th century society. The true essence of the novel, and the major themes of the story, are captured and symbolized in one key paragraph in Chapter 5, page 86....   [tags: The Great Gatsby]

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A Story About a Captured Woman

- Like a helpless animal, she whimpered, pulling at the heavy shackles in a hopeless attempt to relieve the aching pain on her ankle. The heat was unbearable. The baggy shirt that drowned her skinny frame was drenched in sweat. On the wall opposite her was a collage of photos of her walking to college, out with friends, close up photos of her watching television and in the centre a photo taken by her bedside of her sleeping. The first few times of seeing the centre photo would leave her feeling physically sick....   [tags: Kidnapped, Rape, Captive]

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Contemporary Rural America Captured in Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

- Contemporary Rural America Captured in Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Most Americans probably believe our times are different from Washington Irving’s era. After all, almost 200 years have passed, and the differences in technology and civil liberties alone are huge. However, these dissimilarities seem merely surface ones. When reading “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” I find that the world Irving creates in each story is very familiar to the one in which I grew up....   [tags: Legend Sleepy Hollow Essays]

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Captured Memories in Photographs

- To me, photos have always been a way tangible way holding onto my favorite memories. It makes me happy to hold a small, shiny picture and be transported back in time. The way a photo of the sun escaping below the ocean could bring back the feeling of wind rustling through my hair and across my skin, the aroma of sea salt wafting from the crashing waves makes me happy. Since I was young, I would go out of my way just to get the perfect snapshot and I find joy in capturing the true essence of a family member....   [tags: photos, eye-catching]

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Lyrical Ballads Captures The Hour of Feeling

- Lyrical Ballads were written in a time of great change. They were dominated by the French Revolution and both Wordsworth and Coleridge felt great impact from this. There was disruption all over with the American War of Independence and other wars worldwide. Britain itself was changing rapidly due to colonial expansion, which brought new wealth, ideas and fashion, and there was much disturbance to both the people and the land with the act of enclosure, which may have meant more effective farming but less work....   [tags: Coleridge Wordsworth]

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Changes in Russia Captured in the Works of Anton Chekhov

- Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was born a year before the emancipation of serfism in Russia took place. Although he was the grandson of a serf, Chekhov was able to attend the medical school at the University of Moscow and become a physician. Chekhov started writing in order to support his family economically, becoming a master in drama and short stories. His literature is characterized by the use of colloquial language which could be understood even by the less educated and recently liberated serfs....   [tags: The Cherry Orchard]

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Effects Of Sudden Onset On Attention Capturing

- In previous research, the elements and relationship, between sudden onset and attention capturing was studied. Yantis & Jonides (1995) suggested that sudden onset is not strong in automatically capturing attention. Moreover, Neo & Chua (2006) suggested that it was more likely for sudden onset to capture attention, only when the onset appears rarely. In this study, the effect of attention capturing was assessed through 6 different conditions under the effect of sudden onset. There were 3 types of mixtures....   [tags: Psychology, Perception, Attention, Sense]

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Characteristics Of Modern Portfolio Theory

- Modern portfolio theory is a theory that attempts to show how an investor can maximize his/her portfolio’s expected return for any given amount of risk the investor is willing to undertake. Stated differently, it shows how an investor seeking a particular expected rate of return can minimize the amount of risk they need take to achieve that expected return. The key to this is choosing the correct percentages of a variety of different assets. Different asset classes often change in value in different ways; that is, their returns are not perfectly correlated....   [tags: Investment, Rate of return, Portfolio]

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The Impact Of Photography On The World

- “One major factor in the development of photography around the world was the desire to record wars” (Liz Wells, 2015) The relationship between war and photography is born from the desire to capture it. Although this desire is what connects the two, it is fundamentally the technology that dictates the subject matter of war. There are major differences in subject matter of 19th Century war photographers and today’s photographers. Restricted by the technology of the time, photographers had to capture other aspects of war, away from battle....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Mobile phone, World War II]

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Environmentally Friendly Energy Future in Australia

- Introduction The development of industrialisation and advanced technology has played an important role in increasing energy consumption in the world. This increasing use of energy pattern has also brought a number of both environmental and human health problems such as greenhouse emissions. Despite this fact, most of the world’s energy is produced using fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas. For example, in 2008, Australian energy production was 302.13 million tonnes of equivalent oils (Mtoe) while the consumption of energy was 240.40 terawatt hours (TWh) and these amounts of energy consumption and production caused 397.54 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (Mt CO2) emissions to the world’s...   [tags: Energy ]

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Analysis Of Tim O ' Brien 's The Things We Carried

- The obvious inspiration for writing these stories was Tim O’Brien’s The Things We Carried. I was struck by O’Brien’s fascinating and impactful way of telling his story using story truth. Therefore, I decided to apply the concept of story truth to one of the most important segments of my life: my years in college. The stories that I told above, I believe, accurately capture how I felt during some of the most influential times of college. I chose to keep the stories based around an actual event that happened to me but the details were altered to better capture how I felt, rather than just describe it exactly as it happened....   [tags: Present tense, Grammatical tense, Short story]

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Killer Whales Should Not Be Kept in Captivity

- "Imagine if the world you lived in, the space you breathed in, and the freedom you played in were suddenly taken away from you." (Free Willy) Orca whales are the largest members of the dolphin family. Orcas are very curious creatures, they like to sky hop, which is when they poke their heads out of the water and look around, and they can also dive to as much as a hundred feet. These social animals live in pods and stay with them for their whole lives. They are so family oriented that they can may sleep together in a tight circle and have synchronized breathing....   [tags: Killer Whales Don't Belong in Captivity]

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Respond to the work of Horst Faas

- In this essay I am going to respond the work of Horst Faas, a German photojournalist who was most famous for his documentary photography during the Vietnam War (1956-1975). Horst Faas captured these images by being in the middle of the action and following troops and Vietnamese civilians who where caught in the middle of all the conflict. His photography has shown the rest of the world the horror, fear and bravery from civilians and soldiers who lived through this traumatic time. I feel the images Horst Faas captured each tells a powerful story therefore I have chose a number of his images to analyse and look further into....   [tags: Vietnam War, photojournalism, photography]

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Monet, Tchaikovsky, And Eliot

- “When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you - a tree, house, a field....Merely think, here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow, and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape, until it gives your own naive impression of the scene before you.” – Claude Monet (AZ Quotes). A moment doesn’t last long. A moment is an expression of just a few seconds. How does one capture something in the moment. If a moment only last a few seconds to a minute, how can one accurately capture what they are seeing, hearing, or trying to convey....   [tags: T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock]

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The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock

- T.S. Eliot was able to capture the essence of the "Lost Generation" during a time when rapid change was taking hold of society. His unique style and his variety of free verse and rhythm made him one of the most well-known and respected writers of this era. Many considered "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" to be "the first masterpiece of English modernism" (Perkins 175). The modern viewpoint is best represented through the writings of Eliot as well as his ability to capture the complexities of living in an Urban environment, the internal struggles of man as an after effect of war, and the despair many were feeling as a result....   [tags: T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- In a national poll, Americans voted on the which social issues they felt were the most divisive issues facing America today, 7th on the list of 14 social issues was climate change1. In this poll, four percent of the people polled felt it was the most divisive issue in America. This number doesn’t seem large but comparatively 4 four percent of the entire population of America is a whopping 12 million people. Climate change is more then just an issue that Americans are affected by climate change....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Greenhouse gas]

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Does Humanity Treat Animals Humanely?

- Does humanity treat animals humanely. Introduction For this project I will be fully researching and sharing my thoughts, opinions and knowledge on the affects humanity has on animals. I will be talking about how we keep animals in captivity in places such as the famous sea life amusement park “SeaWorld” and its controversial effects on Orcas – commonly known as Killer Whales. As well as this I will also be talking about animal testing. Throughout this assignment I will be sharing cold hard facts and disturbing information about the captivation of animals as well as showing the benefits and how it educates young people, although my main goal for this topic is to explain why humanity should c...   [tags: Whale, Killer whale, Beached whale, Mammal]

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Slavery Was A Cruel Act

- Slavery sparked one of the most devastating wars, killing more Americans than any other war. The war began because of the conflicting ideals between the north and the south whether slaves were truly needed or not. The north differed from the south stating that they believed that slavery was a cruel act, to hold a human and force them to work against their will. The south believed that they slavery was a necessity, because they needed a labor force to work the land. The dispute and other actions including the Dred Scott Decision, lead to the cession from the Union, which then lead to the civil war....   [tags: American Civil War, Confederate States of America]

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Strategy and Obstacles in the Battle of Arracourt

- ... One of Field Marshall Montgomery’s main objectives was the capture of the port city of Antwerp. The Allies wanted to use the port as a supply base for the final push into Germany. Field Marshall Montgomery preferred a single Allied front along his path into Germany, while US General Omar Bradley preferred a broad front advance. Unfortunately, the Low Countries had a political objective as well; protecting London. The Germans were launching their V-1 and V-2 rockets at London from Belgium. Bradley preferred a broad front advance because if the Third Army was able to advance quickly enough past Metz and Nancy to the West Wall, which was unmanned at the time, Patton could capture the Saar i...   [tags: tanks, armor, supplies]

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Photography : The Eyes Of Humanity

- Photography, since its invention in the latter half of the twentieth-century, has become one of the foremost ways of opening the eyes of humanity to the world around it. From capturing the atrocities of the American Civil War to the flamboyant displays at Woodstock, the camera has become one of the most widespread mediums in which the world has been seen. From Mary Allen Mark to Annie Leibovitz, photography has captured the attention of artists around the world and broadened the creative scope of the recent of generations in history....   [tags: Photography, Art, American photographers, Camera]

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The Buena Vista University Production Of Romeo And Juliet

- There were some interesting things engaging that can be noticed about the Buena Vista University production of Romeo and Juliet. The first thing noticed that was interesting was that the women in the play were casted in some of the men roles. Through studying William Shakespeare, in most of his productions did not cast roles for women. In the plays, they cast men only and would dress them up as women. The director took another spin off on this play and turned it into something not really seen before....   [tags: Actor, Theatre, William Shakespeare]

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The Documents Of The Slave Trade

- Armand Martin LSP – 200 02/14/2016 Slave Trade Case Study Paper The documents of the slave trade case study contains documents, which were authored by individuals closely connected to the slave trade. Gomes Eannes de Azurara was a Portuguese chronicler who provided details about the early voyages on the west coast of Africa and the capture of Africans in the slave trade. The primary source that Azurara wrote was titled The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea written in 1450. The second primary source titled Practices and Contracts of Merchants was written by Fray Tomas De Mercado in 1587....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Slavery, African slave trade]

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Capturing Methods for the Northern Cricket Frog

- Introduction Amphibians are significant in ecological communities and may also be sensitive indicators of environmental change despite their cryptic and secretive habits (Grant et al. 1992). Northern cricket frogs (Acris crepitans) typically range from 1.6 to 3.5cm in length, having various colors and patterns with a wart-like texture. Although they have long hind legs, they do not climb well, nor are they found high in trees. The northern cricket frog call is described as rapid clicking of marbles together....   [tags: amphibians, funnel trap, refugia, pitfall trap]

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Richard Avedon: An Influencial American Photographer

- It is the camera’s job to capture light, but on occasion it can capture the truth. This is not done on accident, but through sheer unadulterated skill from photographers like Richard Avedon. Richard Avedon was able to produce captivating shots time and time again, knowing the perfect means necessary to show the world a new form of controversial beauty, one that contains “stark imagery and brilliant insight into his subjects’ character” (PBS) . For more than fifty years Richard Avedon’s portraits have filled some of the country’s finest magazines, and will go down in history as one of the most influential American photographers....   [tags: captivating shots, camera, portarits]

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Corruption in Former Soviet Countries

- Corruption in Former Soviet Countries Administrative corruption and state capture generally occur as the result of inadequate institutional structures and policies that do not support competition and free trade. Predictably, these inefficiencies have been especially prevalent in the transition process from a socialist to a market economy. Consequently, combating corruption has become a major factor in the debate over optimal reform strategies. Numerous theorists have suggested shock therapy as the optimal method to minimize corruption, but empirical evidence shows mixed results throughout transition economies....   [tags: Essays on Corruption]

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Clinical Signs And Postmortem Examination

- 2.7. Laboratory diagnosis The clinical signs of BVDV infection are highly variable and there are many factors that affect severity of infection like virulence of viral strain, age of affected animals, immune status, reproductive stage and mixed infection. Therefore, diagnosis based on history, clinical signs and postmortem examination should be considered only as preliminary diagnosis. The accurate and confirmatory diagnosis depends only on laboratory diagnosis (Goyal 2005). 2.7.1. Direct detection of virus 2.7.1.1....   [tags: ELISA, Antibody, ELISPOT, Assay]

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Photography As A Multi Billion Dollar Industry

- Cameras are used every day to capture significant moments that want to be remembered. It has transformed through time and influences pop culture today. According to Merriam-Webster, a camera is “a device that consists of a lightproof chamber with an aperture fitted with a lens and a shutter through which the image of an object is projected onto a surface for recording.” A camera is a form of art invented in the 1830’s and today photography is a multi-billion dollar industry (Tolmachev). A camera is a revolutionary form of art where any moment can be captured, but can be shadowed and altered through editing to what is perceived as real....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Digital camera, Camera phone]

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The Demise Of The German War

- The sudden change in the German agenda had severe consequences. Hitler, encountering difficult situations, enacted his “no retreat policy” and as result cost many of his troops their lives. As the capture ensured, Hitler’s staff pointed out a weakened part of the German flank located North of the city. Hitler in a state of delusion, was convinced that the Russian army was destroyed. However, in reality, Russian troops were heading towards the German flank, surrounding them with thousands of tanks ....   [tags: Nazi Germany, World War II, Adolf Hitler]

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