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The Kimmeridge Clay in Dorset

- The Kimmeridge Clay in Dorset Introduction The Kimmeridge Clay Formation is the penultimate formation of the onshore British Jurrasic Succession. William Smith was the first to document this distinct formation on his map of 1815, and to name as the Oaktree Soil. In 1817, he gave the name Oaktree Clay for the layers of clay between the “Portland Rock” and “Coral Rag and Pisolite” but in 1816 Webster was the first to describe in details the formation and changed to the name now known as kimmeridge Clay Formation after the English village of Kimmeridge on Dorset’s “Jurassic Coast” a place frequently visited by fossil hunters....   [tags: Geography]

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Emergency Siren Vehicle (Dorset Ambulance)

- Emergency siren vehicle (Dorset Ambulance) Introduction Each and Every-day occurrence for many drivers they here sound of an emergency vehicle siren, that might be from an ambulance, police car or fire engine. Emergency siren vehicle transportation is allowed after you had a sudden medical emergency, when your health is in danger conditions. When emergency siren is heared by drivers or passengers they look across and they will try to check from which way the sounds are approaching. There should be hint from which vehicle the sound is approaching as sound exclusively cant give any clue from which direction the vehicle is arriving....   [tags: Technology ]

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Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music

- Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music Gospel songs combined religious lyrics with melodies and rhythms inspired by early blues and jazz. Many churches rejected this new integration of religious conviction and popular song as devil's music that had no place in a house of worship. Thomas A. Dorsey, the "Father of Gospel Music" described gospel, saying, "It's evangelistic, it has a rhythm and carries a message with the feeling and fever that many sacred songs do not have, the gospel is good news." "Good News" is often used as a reference to the word of God....   [tags: Papers]

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Sybil Isabel Dorsett

- Sybil Isabel Dorsett I have been studying this case that involves a young woman, name Sybil Isabel Dorsett. She is a very smart, yet a very mentally ill person. Through therapy, I have been found that Sybil suffers from what is known as Multiple Personality Disorder. MPD or Multiple Personality Disorder is where a person's personality splits into different ones due to traumatic occurrences (sexual or physical abuse), in childhood. A rare form indeed, where she transfers back and forth in confusion between personalities....   [tags: Papers]

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Frank-n-Furter, Michel Dorsey/Dorothy Michels, and Dil: alternative masculinities in film from the 70's to the 90's

- Frank-n-Furter, Michel Dorsey/Dorothy Michels, and Dil: alternative masculinities in film from the 70's to the 90's The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Tootsie (1982), and The Crying Game (1993) are united by their overt concern with sexuality and gender; particularly non-dominant gender and sexual identities. Dr. Frank-N-Furter, of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Michel Dorsey, of Tootsie, and Dil, of The Crying Game, challenge conventional masculinity, and, the latter two especially, expose gender roles as nothing more than performances or social constructs....   [tags: Movies Film Films Tootsie Rocky Crying Essays]

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Analysis Of Peter Taylor 's ' Venus, Cupid, Folly And Time Tells The Tale Of An Odd Brother

- Peter Taylor’s short story Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time tells the tale of an odd brother-sister duo, Alfred and Louisa Dorset, who reside in the small, presumably southern, town of Mero. From the very beginning, readers are led to believe that the Dorsets are more than just brother and sister – they are lovers. Several occurrences throughout the story hint at a depraved relationship, however the story offers no firm confirmation of an incestuous relationship actually occurring. Despite their peculiarities, Mr....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Incest, Party]

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The House of Mirth and Babylon Revisited Novel Comparisson

- When a person reads a novel or short story they are looking for something that they can relate to, some similar experience that they share with the characters. Since the fall of man in the garden of Eden people have been experiencing terrible circumstances, some brought about through their own actions, other brought about simply through life, or fate. Since tragedy is so common among humanity, an author can create an immediate connection between the reader and the story through use of tragedy. Both The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton and “Babylon Revisited” by F....   [tags: tragedy, scott fitzgerald, edith wharton]

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Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber

- In the book Sybil, written by Flora Rheta Schreiber discuss the life story of Sybil Isabel Dorsett, who has developed 16 distinct personalities because of her childhood abuse. Sybil story became one of the most severe cases ever recorded with multiple personalities. Which is currently called Dissociative Identity Disorder in the current DSM-V. “Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is a severe condition in which two or more distinct identities, or personality states, are present in—and alternately take control of—an individual....   [tags: childhood abuse, multiple personality disorder]

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How does Hardy show social injustice in the 19th Century in England?

- How does Hardy show social injustice in the 19th Century in England. Thomas Hardy was born in 1840 and died in 1928 at the age of 88. Thomas Hardy’s father was a stonemason and his mother a servant to a vicar. Hardy could not afford to continue his education as he wished and was apprenticed to John Hicks, a local church architect from 1862 to 1867. He served as assistant to Arthur Bloomfield, a London architect. Hardy hated London and returned to Dorset and worked for Hicks until 1874. Despite his employment Hardy was writing continually during this period of life....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Ian Wilmut and the Cloning of Dolly

- Ian Wilmut and the Cloning of Dolly Definitions of creativity vary based on different people’s interpretations, yet most people agree that creative individuals produce new ideas that can completely change or invent a domain. According to Howard Gardner, creativity is not limited to a single domain, but is unique for all seven domains. Creativity is based on three core elements: the relationship between the child and the master, the relationship between an individual and the work in which he/she is engaged, and the relationship between the individual and others, such as family and friends (Gardner, 9)....   [tags: Science Genetics Papers]

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Langston Hughes' On the Road

- Langston Hughes' "On the Road" In Langston Hughes, "On the Road" the Sargeant is a homeless Black man that is desperate for food and shelter. In his desperation, Sargeant goes to the church to refuge, but there is no one at the Church to help him get refuge. Although Sargent is living in a time where the depression is in existence amongst all people, Black and White, he finds no one to help him. Sargent goes to the Church because the Church helps people. However, because Sargeant is Black and the Church is populated by a White congregation, he is rejected....   [tags: Langston Hughes On Road Poetry Essays]

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The House of Mirth

- The House of Mirth Lily and Selden are on a walk together, Lily having broken her second planned meeting with Percy Gryce in order to see Selden. The excuse she gave Gryce was that she had a headache that first prevented her from going to church and second from going on a walk with him. She instead convinces him to join the other guests and go to the Van Osburgh home in Peekskill. Selden tells Lily that he views everything she does as having been premeditated. She disagrees, saying she is impulsive, but Selden argues that her genius is being able to convert impulse into intentions....   [tags: Papers]

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Situational Irony in O’Henry’s The Ransom of Red Chief and The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

- Situational irony is used in both O’Henry’s “The Ransom of Red Chief” and “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant but the effect of the techniques on the tone of each story is very different. In O’Henry’s story, the protagonist, Red Chief, is being kidnapped by two criminals, Bill and Sam. There are many ironic events that occur in the story. For example, the reader expects Red Chief to want to go back home to his family but instead, he is having the time of his life. As hard as Bill tries, he cannot even send him home....   [tags: Tone, Comical, Depressing]

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The Lancastrian Avenger Queen Margaret In Richard III: Chorus, Prophetess, and Conscience

- The premise of William Shakespeare’s circa 1597 historic tragedy Richard III relies on the violent struggle between two noble houses, the Lancastrians and the Yorkists, known as the Wars of the Roses. Even though it can stand entirely on its own, the preceding plays of this tetralogy, 1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, and 3 Henry VI brilliantly sketch the foreground for Richard III as it picks up directly from the events described in 3 Henry VI. The last Lancastrian king, Henry VI, and his heir, Prince Edward, have been killed and Richard’s eldest brother has been crowned King Edward IV....   [tags: Wars of the Roses, English Plays]

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Analysis Of ' On The Road ' By Langston Hughes

- “On the Road”, by Langston Hughes is a short story that tells of a homeless man (Sargeant) struggling to find shelter from a snowstorm during the Great Depression. Turned away from every relief shelter, Sargeant decides it would be a great ideal to spend the night at a church. However, the church doors are lock. Determined that is the best place for him to sleep he tries to break down the church doors. After much effort, the doors finally break way, but before he could enter, he is pulled back by the police and with the help of by standers....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American, Race]

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Does Artificial Human Cloning Challenge Ethical Boundaries?

- Does Artificial Human Cloning Challenge Ethical Boundaries. Are you one of the millions of humans that take their individuality for granted. If so, adding a replica of a loved one no big deal. Or is it. Human cloning, will it be the wave of the future which will create a human being that will genetically superior or simple replace a loved one that died. What would a parent pay to replace a lost child $1000.00, $10,000.00, or as much as one million dollars, and if so would this be justifiable, moral, or even ethical....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]

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The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton

- Irony is common in realist novels that reveal the fall and/or rise of characters among other aspects. It is mostly shown at the end which is usually tragic but tell readers the fate of the characters. Realist novels have plausible events, with cause and effect in their stories — what the characters desire and the consequences they receive because of that. Realism in the novel, The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, was clearly shown through Lily Bart's character with its ironic ending that had both her fall and rise as a character....   [tags: Irony in Realism]

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Realism: The Ending and Its Irony

- Irony is common in realist novels that reveal the fall and/or rise of characters among other aspects. It is mostly shown at the end which is usually tragic but tell readers the fate of the characters. Realist novels have plausible events, with cause and effect in their stories — what the characters desire and the consequences they receive because of that. Realism in the novel, The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, was clearly shown through Lily Bart's character with its ironic ending that had both her fall and rise as a character....   [tags: Reaist Novels, The House Of Mirth]

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The Sliding Doors by Peter Howitt

- Peter Howitt’s Sliding Doors (1998) is a film that explores the events that unfold in Helen’s (Gwyneth Paltrow) life after she simultaneously makes and misses her train. Throughout the film, sliding doors appear as a motif and signify that an important event is about to occur or has occurred in Helen’s life. By manipulating the range of story information and mise-en-scene, Howitt is able to juxtapose Helen and James (John Hannah) with Gerry (John Lynch) and Lydia (Jeanne Tripplehorn) to ultimately create a stronger allegiance between the audience and Helen and James....   [tags: Film Analysis, Character Development]

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Genetic Engineering: Cloning: Dolly and Eugenics

- Cloning is vital in American society because it will help us further our knowledge in genetics. Also cloning will make us realize how much scientists can actually accomplish knowing how to clone. Scientists were able to clone an animal in 1997. That accomplishment made all the scientist’s theories about cloning possible. It gave the scientists hope that one day they will maybe be able to clone a human because they were able to clone a mammal. Eugenics is also vital to American society. Eugenics is the practice of improving human’s genetic quality of the human population as a whole....   [tags: dna, science, god]

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Financial Report On The Corporation

- 4) Financial Report a. It was Motioned/Seconded/Approved to approve the September, October and November 2015 financial statements. It is noted that Quintet Phase 2 owners will reimburse 60% of the operating costs of the amenity facilities starting from inception of the strata corporation .The receivables will be included in the balance sheet. b. The Treasurer found some entry errors that expense charged to the Tower Section should be paid by the strata corporation. The entry error will be reconciled in the March financial report....   [tags: Income statement, Balance sheet, Expense]

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The Inuit

- The Inuit The Inuit are the northernmost inhabitants of North America. The name INUIT and Eskimo is given to the population of the Arctic region and the region from eastern Siberia to Greenland. The Inuit have been called "Eskimo" but they really do prefer to be called Inuit. The word Inuit means, "people who are alive at this time". Inuit also refers to the group of people of "Eskimoid" ancestry, which live in northern Canada. The word "Eskimo" means "eaters of raw meat" - and in today's time it is insulting to use the term....   [tags: Papers]

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William Shakespeare's Richard III

- The premise of William Shakespeare’s circa 1597 historic tragedy Richard III relies on the violent struggle between two noble houses, the Lancastrians and the Yorkists, known as the Wars of the Roses. Even though it can stand entirely on its own, the preceding plays of this tetralogy, 1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, and 3 Henry VI brilliantly sketch the foreground for Richard III as it picks up directly from the events described in 3 Henry VI. The last Lancastrian king, Henry VI, and his heir, Prince Edward, have been killed and Richard’s eldest brother has been crowned King Edward IV (Greenblatt 541)....   [tags: story, character and historical anaysis]

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Far from the madding crowd’ is set in the late 1860s to the early 1870s

- Far from the madding crowd’ is set in the late 1860s to the early 1870s in Wessex, a fictional county based heavily on Dorset. Far From The Madding Crowd Thomas hardy was born in 1840 in Dorset which is located near Dorchester. Hardy's first important novel was Far from the Madding Crowd in which he successfully adapted to a traditional form to his own purposes, slightly changing it in the process. His novel states the importance of man's connection to, and understanding of, the natural world....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The male characters in The Arch Deceiver

- Compare the male characters in Tony Kytes the arch deceiver and Spiv in love consider their personalities and their relationships with the women in the stories. Refer to social, cultural and historical contexts of the stories. The sory of Tony Kytes arch deceiver was written by the author Thomas Hardy who was born in 1840 meaning that this piece of writing is old and aged and some of the language used can be linked with the timing and nature of the author himself. The story is set in rural Dorset and this fact can be backed up with the language that is used with the Dorset dialect being highly prominent....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland

- The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland The Beothuk people of Newfoundland were not the very first inhabitants of the island. Thousands of years before their arrival there existed an ancient race, named the Maritime Archaic Indians who lived on the shores of Newfoundland. (Red Ochre Indians, Marshall, 4.) Burial plots and polished stone tools are occasionally discovered near Beothuk remains. Some people speculate that, because of the proximity of the artifacts to the former lands of the Beothuk, the Maritime Archaic Indians and the Beothuk may have been related....   [tags: American America History]

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Impacts of Tourism in Swanage

- Impacts of Tourism in Swanage Tourism has the potential to create impacts on the environment and communities that it relies on to accommodate visitors. Its impacts are mitigated by the long history of tourism activity. Communities have become used to tourism activity, and management measures to limit some areas of environmental damage have been implemented. Nevertheless, some impacts are far ranging, and they are set out below: * Inappropriate Development An increase in visitors can lead to pressure for new developments to serve and capitilise on their needs, eg....   [tags: Papers]

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History of Cloning

- Cloning is defined as the different processes for duplicating biological materials such as tissues and new life forms (“Cloning Fact Sheet” 2009). The cloning of human tissue should be allowed because the fields of medicine benefit from it; however, the full cloning of humans is a mockery of life because it creates a population of people who will not evolve or adapt to changes in the environment. Therefore, the government should financially support the research of therapeutic cloning while condemning the act of reproductive human cloning....   [tags: Cloning]

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Cloning Customized Human Beings

- Cloning Customized Human Beings Advancement in genetic engineering has always been controversial. However, never before has it sparked more interest then with the advent of Dolly, which represents the possibility that human lives could change in more than conceivable ways, upsetting the whole dynamics of procreation. Dolly is an exact genetic duplicate of a 6-year old Finn Dorset ewe made by nuclear transfer technology (cloning). Although artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization has been around for some time, cloning differs in that only the cells of one species are needed....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays]

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Negative uses and effects of Technology in Neuromancer in connection to Avatar and Modern Cyber-warfare articles

- Technology has undergone a revolution which made humans lives simpler and added many benefits to the world. Everyday, technology is constantly being improved and there are new inventions developed to run million-dollar businesses. However, technology can be considered a two-sided blade as it can be used for legitimate purposes as well as for wrongdoing. Almost everyday, countless computers and databases are hacked by cyber criminals who are scattered around the globe. Unknown hackers can range from petty thieves to high level government forces....   [tags: Physical Awareness, CIA Members]

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The Life of Women in The Withered Arm and Other Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy

- The Life of Women in The Withered Arm and Other Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy was a writer in the late 19th century. He lived in Dorset for most his life. Most of his stories were set in Dorset and other neighbouring counties. Hardy got most of his ideas from his parents and grandmother. They used to tell him stories and tales of things and events that had once taken place. He also got his ideas from things that he heard from the locals and things that happened in his village....   [tags: Papers]

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How do Hardy and Steinbeck portray loneliness in 'The Withered Arm'

- How do Hardy and Steinbeck portray loneliness in 'The Withered Arm' and 'Of Mice and Men'. Thomas Hardy, author of 'The Withered Arm' and John Steinbeck, author of 'Of Mice and Men both portray the common theme of loneliness in each of these novels. For example, in 'The Withered Arm', Rhoda is judged for the cause of her loneliness, such as when it says 'She knew that she had been slyly called a witch since her fall', as are Curley and Curley's wife like when Candy refers to Curley's wife as a tart....   [tags: English Literature]

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Troyand Oak in Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

- Troyand Oak in Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy "Far from the Madding Crowd" is one of Thomas Hardy's most popular novels. Written in 1874, it was Hardy's last published work before his marriage. It was not, though, published in novel form at first but in instalments in the popular magazine "The Cornhill Magazine". "Far from the Madding Crowd" is a pastoral tragedy, a tale of romance, tragedy, loyalty and betrayal, involving four main characters, two of whom the essay is based on. Gabriel Oak, a steadfast farmer now working as a shepherd, is in love with his mistress, Bathsheba Everdene whose head has been turned by the handsome Sergeant Troy and it is these two, Oak and Troy, wh...   [tags: Madding Crowd Hardy Essays]

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The Development of the General Concept of the Duty of Care

- The Development of the General Concept of the Duty of Care 'It has been said many times that the [duty of care in the] law of negligence develops incrementally so that the fact that there is no reported case succeeding against the police similar to the present one is not necessarily a sufficient reason for striking out.' Lord Slynn of Hadley, Waters v Commissioner of Police [2000] 1 WLR 1607 at 1613....   [tags: Papers]

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Relationships Between Men and Women in Thoms Hardy's Short Stories

- Relationships Between Men and Women in Thoms Hardy's Short Stories Thomas Hardy was born on June the 2nd, 1848, at Higher Brockhampton in Dorset, a little hamlet, a few miles from Dorchester. He soon moved to London to study architecture, writing poems and short stories in his spare time, eventually moving on to do full-time writing, abandoning architecture. Most of his stories are set in the imagined county of Wessex, which encompasses the counties, Dorset, Devon, and Cornwall....   [tags: Papers]

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Cloning- The Great Effect on the Modern World

- Cloning- The Great Effect on the Modern World The Shocking Discovery In early February of 1997, Ian Wilmut and his colleagues at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland made a scientific announcement to the world, appearing in the journal Nature, that would drastically change the course of science and the thoughts of many in the future. These scientists were the first to clone a mammal using cells from an adult sheep. Cells were taken from a Finn Dorset ewe and sent through a process called a nuclear transfer where the original cell was fused with that of a Blackface ewe and then implanted into another Blackface ewe....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Life and Times of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

- The Life and Times of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) Thomas Hardy, an English poet and novelist, was most famous for his portrayal of the imaginary county "Wessex". Hardy's work reflected his negative view and sense of tragedy in human life. Hardy was born June 2, 1840 in Dorset near Dorchester. His father was a stonemason. Hardy's mother provided for his education. Her tastes included Latin poets and French romances. A year later his sister, Mary was born. At the age of 8 in 1948, Hardy attended a village school and in 1849 he went to a school in Dorchester, he studied there until the age of 16....   [tags: Papers]

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A Comparison Between Tony Kytes and Tickets Please

- A Comparison Between Tony Kytes and Tickets Please The two stories we have been reading were set in totally different time periods. "Tony Kytes", set in the 1840's to the 1860's but actually written in the 1890s while "Tickets please" is written in the 1920's but set during the First World War which was between 1914-18. These two time periods were totally different as "Tickets please" was more developed than the other. When I say developed I mean things like the speech was more developed, and modernized, also the cars and motors were more developed as in this time period they had trams....   [tags: Papers]

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The Contribution of the Supernatural to Richard III

- The Contribution of the Supernatural to Richard III During the Renaissance period people were very superstitious and England on a whole was an extremely religious country; people believed in both God and the Devil and Heaven and Hell. They also believed in prophecies, supernatural and curses. A modern audience would have reacted very differently to the play than a Shakespearean audience. The events contained within Richard III must have seemed very real to a Shakespearean audience as it depicts the historical events of the rise and fall of Richard III....   [tags: Papers]

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Lily's Choice in The House of Mirth

- Lily's Choice in The House of Mirth         Near the beginning of The House of Mirth, Wharton establishes that Lily would not indeed have cared to marry a man who was merely rich: "she was secretly ashamed of her mothers crude passion for money" (38). Lily, like the affluent world she loves, has a strange relationship with money. She needs money to buy the type of life she has been raised to live, and her relative poverty makes her situation precarious. Unfortunately, Lily has not been trained to obtain money through a wide variety of methods....   [tags: House Mirth Essays]

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The Management of Tourism at Hengistbury Head

- The Management of Tourism at Hengistbury Head Introduction ============ Hengistbury Head is a headland situated in Dorset, owned by Bournemouth Borough Council and managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. Hengistbury Head is a popular recreational area managing more than one million visitors a year. The honeypot site is an Ancient Monument, a site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve. It’s popularity has meant a deterioration in the quality of the environment because of damage visitors have caused and disturbance to the wildlife habitats....   [tags: Papers]

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Informative Essay: Cloning and Genetic Engineering

-    Unlike so many issues, much of the debate about cloning and genetic engineering is about acts that have never been committed. They are unique in the fact that we have never before had the technology to perform these acts. We do not know the consequences of cloning a human being. We do not know the damage we can do by altering someone's genes. We do not know what disease we can cure. We do not know the limits of the evil we can unleash. Since we have not reached the full potential of the power we wield, we can only speculate on the outcomes of our actions....   [tags: Informative Essay]

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Thomas Hardy and His Religious Beliefs

- Thomas Hardy and His Religious Beliefs Thomas Hardy was born into a very active Christian family. He was the son of Orthodox Christians who made sure that he regularly attended services. Many of Hardy's relatives were involved in the church. Some were members of the clergy and some were musicians at the local church. Hardy, a member of the Stinsford parish, taught a Sunday school class when he was a young man. He even had aspirations of becoming a member of the clergy himself. He became very familiar with the teachings of the Bible and even memorized the psalms....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The House of Lords said the Borstal authorities owed a duty of care to the owners of the property near the camp

- 1. Did the Home Office, its servants, or agents owe a duty of care to Dorset Yacht Co. In this case, there were ten borstal trainees working on an island in a harbour in the custody and under the control of three officers. During the night, seven of them escaped, after the officers had gone to bed and left the trainees to their own devices. The seven got on board a yacht moored off the island, and set the boat in motion. They collided with another yacht, the property of the respondent, and damaged it....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Medicine in the Medieval Period

- Medicine in the Medieval Period In the 14th Century, trade around Europe was increasing ships regularly and travelled from the Mediterranean to other parts of Europe. In 1348 one ship brought a devastating plague to England. Source 1-Written by a monk from Malmesbury in Wiltshire, in the 1350's: "In 1348, at about the feast of the Translation of St Thomas the Martyr (7 July) the cruel pestilence, hateful to all future ages, arrived from the countries across the sea on the South coast of England at the Port called Melcombe in Dorset....   [tags: Papers]

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Sliding Doors

- Each of the four central characters, Helen, James, Gerry, and Lydia, can be recognized by individual and distinct traits that differentiate them from each other. The protagonist, Helen, is a hardworking woman with relatively low self-confidence who is often skeptical of people and good news that comes into her life. After losing her job, Helen works many part-time jobs in order to make ends meet and, in a parallel time line, starts up her own PR company. James is a nice, successful man who tries very hard to cheer up Helen and also has his own company....   [tags: Film Analysis, Character Traits]

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William Harvey and Robert Boyle Give the Knowledge of Science and Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment

- Research Paper: Scientific revelation and Enlightenment The Scientific revolution and enlightenment were the most important time periods of all. The scientific revolution began in Europe towards the end of the renaissance era until the late 18th century it's also when all the developments n mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, and physics which changed the way we look at society and nature. The scientific revolution had introduced many things that we couldn't really comprehend. For example, The human body, atoms, cells, technology, and other fantastic things that made us what we are now....   [tags: society, nature, vacuum]

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An Early Childhood Degree Ba ( Hons ) At U.w. E Bristol

- Professional Reflection I am currently studying an Early Childhood Degree BA (Hons) at U.W.E Bristol. I have a passion for working with children and aiming to progress onto Primary Teaching PGCE. From as far back as I can remember, I have always wanted to be a teacher, setting up mock classrooms and playing with my younger sibling and cousins. When I was 14, I started volunteering for a Dorchester youth project which aimed to help improve facilities for young people in the area. This consisted of organising half term and summer holiday workshops for children in various villages across Dorset, leading various activities....   [tags: Learning, Primary education, Education]

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Depiction of Class in Tess of the d’Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy

- Contrary to Roland Barthes post-structuralist theory on The Death of the Author, the context of Hardy’s background is extremely relevant when critically evaluating any of his novels. Tess of the D’Urberville is saturated with examinations of the class issues of his contemporary society. It is clear he posses’ a strong sense of moral value toward the rural classes and Tess's own class issues ultimately determine her downfall. Most of Hardy's novels are very typical in depiction of the people, life styles, moral constructs and personal dilemmas of his contemporary society, especially regarding cross-class conflicts....   [tags: Tess of the d’Urbervilles Essays]

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Diseases and Hygiene Issues in England: The Black Death Plague

- England has been hit with many diseases and hygiene issues through out the decades. When the country is hit with major health issues it is left with hardly any options other than to wait it out, this maybe due to the lack of health and medicine care back in those days. In this essay I am going to be exploring, comparing and contrasting the plagues of the 14th and 17th century. I am also going to go through the different ways of how England has prevented another plague from infecting its streets since then....   [tags: great plague, punishment, god, health]

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The Evolution Of Science And Its Impact On Medical Care

- Since ancient times, and even as recent as one hundred years ago, science and technology has allowed the human race to ‘evolve’ at an increasingly rapid pace. Some things that an average person would use today without thinking twice would most likely be unfathomable to an average person in the early 20th century. The evolution of science has especially affected medical care, a person can be taken to the hospital, have a faulty vital organ replaced, and assuming there were no complications, walk out within the span of about a week....   [tags: Cloning, Cell, Somatic cell nuclear transfer, DNA]

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The Ingredients Required to Establish the Tort of Negligence

- The tort of Negligence is defined by Winfield as, ‘as breach of a legal duty to take care which results in damage to the claimant’ . To bring an action in the tort of negligence it’s not enough to prove that defendant behaved carelessly. It is just one of the ingredients required to establish the tort of negligence, the claimant must prove that the defendant owes the claimant a duty of care. The defendant has acted in breach of that duty and as a result of that breach, the claimant has suffered damage which is not too remote a consequence of the defendant’s breach....   [tags: duty of care, claimant, defendant]

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A New Frontier for Engineering: The Mark I Tank

- ... Many said the tanks weren’t ready for battle, and that they should keep them a secret from the Germans until they were running at full capacity. These hesitations became a reality. The tanks failed during the attack. They struggled on the terrain of the Somme, many of the crew members were inexperienced and unfamiliar with their controls, and several had mechanical failures as well. By the end of the week, British and French forces had made a considerable advancement, at most 2,300 miles in some areas, but had failed to break through the German lines....   [tags: warfare weapons]

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The Life and Contributions of Dr. Edgar F. Codd

- ... He advanced to the position of lieutenant of the Royal Air Force Coastal Command until the war ended. After the war ended, he returned to his studies at Oxford, changing his major to mathematics. He ultimately received his mathematics degree in 1948. During this period, Codd realized how much the United States had to offer an individual like himself (Date). As a part of his Royal Air Force service, he was stationed in the United States for a brief period for aviation training. This was when Codd found his love for recreational flying....   [tags: education, databases, theory]

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The Cancer Cells And The Body Of Zebrafish Larvae

- subsection{Xenotransplantation} The cancer cells were xenotransplanted into optic tectum, heart and the otic vesicle of zebrafish at 4 dpf (figure ef{fig:injection1}). Transplantation was done using an Eppendorf Femtojet 4i under a Nikon SMZ1500 macroscope at 1X. Needles were prepared from thin-wall single-barrel glass capillaries (WPI, Hitchin, UK) with a needle puller P-97 Flaming/Brown type micropipette puller (Sutter Instruments, USA) with parameters pull = 230, velocity = 50, time = 125, heat = 650....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Bacteria, Cell division]

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The Factors That Can Impact On Quality Of Life

- Write a reflective account on your views about the factors that can impact on quality of life. For this essay, I will be providing a reflective account on my personal views and experiences as well as views of from professionals regarding the factors that can impact on the quality of life. The different perspectives of the ideas of health, well-being and quality of life will be examined and a conclusion will be made of my views. Different theories, ideologies and opinions from experiences I have had with be explored in conjunction with different practices of health and social care....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Psychology]

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The Life and Work of Thomas Hardy

- Out of so many authors, writers, and poets, Thomas Hardy was far the most sincere and the most famous writer that made an impact in English literature during the Victorian times. He accomplished many things and wrote a lot of books, poems, and novels. Most of his stories were not really similar to the plot of his life, but his writing career lasted about fifty years long maybe more. At first publishers rejected some of his very first novels and poetry, but even though this occurred he kept doing what he did best and that was to write....   [tags: Thomas Hardy, authors,]

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The Life and Works of Thomas Hardy

- “Beauty lay not in the thing, but in what the thing symbolized.” Thomas Hardy believed beyond the physical element of object, their lies a more important symbolic meaning. Thomas Hardy was a renowned transitional poet with a style between classicism and romanticism. He was born in the mid-1800s in Higher Bockhampton, an English village. Hardy’s upbringing contributed greatly to his views on the world around him, in a symbolic manner. His father was a stonemason and a violinist, and his mother encouraged him to follow his passions....   [tags: English Literature, Poetic Analysis]

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A Brief Look at Sir Thomas Wyatt

- ... This was the beginning of Wyatt’s diplomatic carrier. Later in 1526 he accompanied Sir Thomas Chaney on a diplomatic mission to France. Wyatt returned home in May or June of 1527. Also in 1527 Wyatt accompanied Sir John Russell to Waller 3 Venice and the papal court in Rome. The following New Year he presented a tribute to Queen Katharine his translation of the De tranquillitate animi of Plutarch. These missions were important from the literary standpoint. Because of them he became acquainted with the work of French and Italian poets....   [tags: poetry under Henry VII and VIII, sonnets]

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Bill Wilson: Leader of the Big Book

- “The harmful use of alcohol is a global problem which compromises both individual and social development. It results in 2.5 million deaths each year. An intoxicated person can harm others or put them at risk of traffic accidents or violent behavior, or negatively affect co-workers, relatives, friends or strangers. Thus, the impact of the harmful use of alcohol reaches deep into society.” This is a scary statistic which figuratively states that every thirteen seconds someone dies in a death related to alcohol....   [tags: alcoholics anonymous, sober, 12-steps]

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by THomas Hardy

- ... He "married down" because he was attracted to Tess's humble origins. Back then, men married down to lower classes if the women was beautiful because it would make the man look good. Obviously women were not well respected. But he is not prepared to accept the reality of her past. He leaves on a bizarre mission to South America. While he is on his mission to South America, Tess has to do rough manual labor for a few pennies an hour. She is eventually reunited with her cousin, who is not a complete bastard....   [tags: movie analysis, tess, victim, beauty]

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To Clone or not to Clone:

- Human cloning is an extremely experimental and volatile area of scientific research with dubious and highly unethical results to date. Human cloning should not be performed by any means because it is highly likely it will create living beings not as they are intended to be produced. Rather, the results will be living beings which were created in an unnatural, man-directed way created by human choice. By acting this way, cloning gives people the power to play God. Human cloning generally has three main categories: therapeutic cloning, reproductive cloning and replacement cloning ("Cloning Fact Sheet)....   [tags: Genetics]

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Photogenic Drawing: William Henry Fox Talbot

- Photogenic drawing is an invention which is an early photographic procedure made by William Henry Fox Talbot. According to Malcolm Daniel his invention, which was made during the industrial revolution, opened up a whole different world for photography (Malcolm Daniel, William Henry Fox Talbot (1800–1877) and the Invention of Photography, Metmuseum.org). Moreover, Talbot’s innovation became the foundation of 19th and 20th century photography. The photogenic drawing concept led through many impacts on modern world....   [tags: invention, industrial revolution]

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Issues Regarding Animal Experimentation and Cloning

- Introduction Animals may be used for experimentation to gain knowledge about human diseases and knowledge on how to cure them. Animals like mice and rats share physiological and generic similarities with humans. Animal experimentstion is helpful for elaborating medical science. In the past years, scientists have been discovering how to clone animals. They tried their best to make this possible, but failed to do so. Until in the year 1996, Ian Wilmut, an English embryologist, together with Keith Campbell, cloned a sheep which was named Dolly....   [tags: DNA cloning, dolly, transgenic]

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The Inestimably Subtle Man of Letters’

- Today, Thomas Hardy’s position as a poet is as secure as his position as a novelist. Critics and scholars have started approaching his creative genius in the two different literary genres differently. It would be unreasonable to trust anyone who may still believe that Hardy, the novelist, was more Victorian than Hardy the poet, who allegedly was closer to the moderns. It has been established that Hardy had started writing poems even before he tried his hand at novel writing. Indeed, even when his career as a novelist was soaring, Hardy, the poet, wrote as a contemporary to Hardy the novelist....   [tags: victorian realist, thomas hardy, poerty]

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Symbolism Of The House Of Mirth

- 1) What is the symbolic value of money in the novel. In the House of Mirth, there are many symbols, a larger one being money. Money is represented and symbolized as the “leader of society”, the one responsible that governs all women., and also the evil force driving people into certain beliefs or thoughts. Many examples of this are shown throughout the book, especially when various rumors are spread around by Bertha. Bertha is the prime instigator of these rumors, as she is incredibly wealthy. This gives her the power and ability to be believed over a middle-class woman trying to integrate into the upper-class with no funds for support....   [tags: Fiction, Love, Working class, Marriage]

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Human Cloning Is Not A Reality

- As people live longer and longer, the idea of cloning human beings in order to provide spare parts is becoming a reality. The idea horrifies most people, yet it is no longer mere science fiction. Human cloning is problematic in terms of the process and individual cloned human, in terms of their human rights towards research experiments, confusing identity issues with the originals, and technical and medical safety. Many people have mixed filling about the whole cloning idea. It is a difficult and costly procedure/experiment to undergo....   [tags: Cloning, Cell, Stem cell, Human cloning]

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JP Morgan Chase & Co

- JPMC, also known as JP Morgan Chase & Co., is one of the oldest financial institutions. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the name of the holding company and the firm serves its customers and clients under its Chase and J.P. Morgan brands. Global Influence: JPMC has a history of over 200 years, operates in more than 60 countries. It has its corporate headquarters in New York City, which is currently a leading global financial services firm serving millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients....   [tags: JPMC]

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Donoghue V. Birmingham Water Works

- Donoghue v Stevenson was the case that changed everything. Before this case, a contract could not impose limited liability on a stranger. Thus meant that a third party who suffered loss and damage as a result of a breach of warranty in a contract between two other parties could not sue. A clear description of negligence was set out in the case Blyth v Birmingham Water Works ‘‘…. the omission to do something which a erasable man, guided upon those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do.’’ - Alderson B....   [tags: Negligence, Tort, Duty of care]

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The People Of The Shadows

- The People of the Shadows Why care for the workers. Why would someone such as you or I care for those who make our shoes or our cell phones. Many choose not to care for these people. Simply think they are but shadows that require not food to eat or bed to sleep. Others choose to no ignore these workers. People such as Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels have contemplated this question much and have tried to bring the lives of these shadows into the light. Yet these great minds of the 19th century failed to totally answer the question of why one should care about the workers....   [tags: Karl Marx, Marxism, Working class, Socialism]

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Instrumental Romantic By William Wordsworth

- Instrumental Romantic William Wordsworth was one of the most influential of all the Romantic poets. To most people Wordsworth did not look like a poet. He had nothing of a delicate feature. He almost had a rugged look. His facial expression still could be romanticized. There was something powerful about his facial expression, the wide slash of mouth, the commanding nose, and the fierce eyes, “half burning, and half smoldering, with a bitter fixture of regard.” Though capable of utmost delicacy in feeling and affection, his character was independent, craggy, intense, brooding, and inward....   [tags: William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge]

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Questions On Geographic Area Mapped

- Questions: 1) What geographic area was imaged by MODIS. List some of the features nearest to the image center (cities, rivers, lakes, or counties etc.) Its located in the Great Lakes Region. The lakes included Cooper Lake, Docker Lake and Wells Lake. The cities included Huntsville, Dwight, Baysville, Dorset which is part of District of Muskoka located in Central Ontario, Canada. 2) What is the coordinate system and cartographic projection of the raw data you downloaded (.HDF files). To answer this question you can either use web links for MODIS products you visited or by opening the “MOD13Q1….hdf” file you saved previously to the folder and examining its metadata....   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Mean, Standard deviation]

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Tim berners lee

- Tim Berners-Lee graduated from the Queen's College at Oxford University, England, 1976. Whilst there he built his first computer with a soldering iron, TTL gates, an M6800 processor and an old television. He spent two years with Plessey Telecommunications Ltd  (Poole, Dorset, UK) a major UK Telecom equipment manufacturer, working on distributed transaction systems, message relays, and bar code technology. In 1978 Tim left Plessey to join D.G Nash Ltd (Ferndown, Dorset, UK), where he wrote among other things typesetting software for intelligent printers, and a multitasking operating system....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The House of Mirth

- Lily Bart lived in the upper part of New York society. She loves nice things and extravagance. However, throughout the House of Mirth Lily plays a game. She wants to be virtuous, stay in the social circle, and have the money to keep up with the demands of her so called friends. She involves herself so much into the social life she loses all chance of gaining her riches virtuously or through true love. She misses her chances inevitably: from Percy to her dear aunt to her indecisiveness of men and marriage....   [tags: Lily barth, Literary Analysis, New York]

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The Role of Social Class in Thomas Hardy's Writing

- The Role of Social Class in Thomas Hardy's Writing The works of Thomas Hardy reflect the ideas of a man who was clearly obsessed with the issue of social class throughout his literary career. From his first novel, The Poor Man and the Lady (the very title of which indicates class differentiation), to his final work, Jude the Obscure, class issues are woven into every novel which Hardy wrote. Furthermore, his works are personal in the sense that they depict Hardy's own lifelong struggles with social mobility and the class structure as a whole throughout his life....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The Life and Music of Gustav Holst

- The Life and Music of Gustav Holst Gustav Holst, born in Cheltenham in September 1847, is still today considered to be one of the greatest music composers of all time. He was not very fond of music when he was younger, but he enjoyed the piano. He was sent to Cheltenham Grammar School and forced to take long music lessons, even though he had neuritis in his hands. His first job was an organist and Choirmaster at the Choral Society, Bourbon on the Water. Impressed at his good ear for music, his father borrowed some money to send him to the Royal College of Music, which he had previously failed to enter....   [tags: Art]

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Differences and Similarities of Short Stories

- Differences and Similarities of Short Stories In this essay I will be comparing the differences and similarities of four short stories I have read, , 'The Signalman', The Red Room', 'The Man with the Twisted Lip' and 'The Withered Arm' also I will be looking at how the writers have created an atmosphere. The four stories are all of mystery and try to keep the reader gripped until the end, all have areas in which there is suspense. In 'The Signalman' Charles Dickens keeps the reader in suspense because when the ghost visits the signal man you don't really know who the haunting warning is for....   [tags: The Withered Arm The Red Room Essays]

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Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth as Satirical Commentary on Society

-        Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth creates a subtle, ironic, and superbly crafted picture of the social operation of turn-of-the-century New York. In her harsh expression of community, she succeeds in portraying a world of calculation operating under the pretenses of politeness. The characters become competitors in the highly complex game of social positioning with an amorphous body of socially formed laws. Through her presentation of Lily Barton's ongoing struggles to "recover her footing-each time on a slightly lower level" in this game of skill, Wharton forces her audience to question this social order (272)....   [tags: House Mirth Essays Edith Wharton Essays]

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Geographic Information Systems

- A revolution of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) occurred in the mid- 1980s and this was characterised by massive innovations in the way geographic data was collected, stored, manipulated and managed (Openshaw and Openshaw 1997). Since GIS is an enabling technology, Cromley and McIafferty (2002) stated that striving to reach a consensus definition of GIS would be extremely difficulty. Longley et al (2001) however pointed out that the strength and prowess of GIS as automated systems in the way they enable the capture, storage, retrieval, analysis and in the display of spatial data....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Ian Wilmut and Cloning

- Ian Wilmut and Cloning Before Dolly the cloned sheep made news headlines, the same researchers had only the year before raised seven other sheep from oocytes whose nuclei had been replaced with nuclei from either fetal or embryonic tissue.1 This created a minor stir as this is the "first report to [their] knowledge, of live mammalian offspring following nuclear transfer from an established cell line."1 The implications of this is that they have provided techniques to analyze and modify gene functions in sheep (By providing clones of the same sheep).1 The key to their success is the "serum starvation" that the donor cell undergoes, to force the donor cell into a 'quiescent' state, so that i...   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays]

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