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Purification

- On an excavation of the Mohenjo-Daro and Dholavira, in modern day Pakistan, archeologist stumbled upon a civilization, thriving in the Indus Valley from 2500 BCE to 1500 BC. They named the civilization, Harappan. Though archeologists found little conclusive evidence of temples in the Harappan cities, the assumed advanced, ancient Sanatana Dharma (preferred term of people commonly referred to as Hindu, meaning “ageless way of moral order, duty, and natural law of cosmos.” (Fisher 61)) had plumbing and irrigation systems....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Water Purification for Safe Drinking Water

- ... Fertilizer use is 15 times higher today than it was in 1945. Beach closures are becoming increasingly common. The list of pollutants is long, and the signs of water pollution surround people, but the point is that these people are dumping contaminants into the small portion of water on the planet that is fit for drinking. When more and more people, especially the once in developing countries, found it hard to get clean drinking water, the business world has, therefore, entered this market too and made a profit out of it as well....   [tags: modern businesses]

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Government and Politics - Cultural Purification and Discriminatory English Only Laws

- Cultural Purification and Discriminatory English Only Laws With continued diversity, stemming from immigration into the United States, the languages spoken here are continually transforming. Cultural misunderstandings and a lack of education on multi-lingualism have caused injustices inflicted on entire groups of people. Historical ideologies on what a "pure" American language should be has resulted in discriminatory "English Only" laws and other programs aimed at "cleansing" the American culture....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale and Purification Through Death in Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter

- The Scarlet Letter:  Dimmesdale – Purification Through Death Although Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter is primarily the story of an adulteress atoning for her sin and conquering the insignia which brings torment to her spirit, the quest of the partner in her sin, Arthur Dimmesdale, is no less important and even more painful.  His quest, simply phrased, is to glorify God through his priesthood and expiate his sin of adultery - to save his soul -  while protecting his reputation.  To do so, he tries to continue day by day to do the work of the Lord which he so loves, while relegating to the darkest, most secret recesses of his heart the crime which he so hates.  Only in private does...   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Role of Entanglement in Quantum Information Processing

- Entanglement plays an important role in Quantum Information Processing. It has wide applications in areas of Quantum cryptography, secure communications, teleportation and so on. All these protocols involve muti party entanglement which requires locally producing the entanglement and then distributing it to different parties. These multiparticle entanglement can be of various types depending upon its number of qubits. Interestingly upon distribution the states will interact with the environment and become mixed state or less entangled pure state....   [tags: cryptography, secure communication, teleportation]

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Religion in the Military of Ancient Greece

- Religion in the Military of Ancient Greece The Ancient Greeks held their religion to be a personal experience, to be practiced by the common man on a daily basis. Thus, it comes as no surprise to read in the historical works of the period that the people also relied on religion to aid them in military matters. This paper will give historical examples of the people's reliance on the deities and attempt to explain the psychological necessity of these rituals. An examination will be made of the typical forms of rituals, and cite their effects, whether ill or benign, on the military endeavors of the peoples in the age of the Ancient Greeks....   [tags: Army Greeks History Rituals Papers]

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Annotation: Dante?s Inferno, Page 81, L 31 to Page 82, L 63

- The encounter between Dante, the main character, and Filippo Argenti, a member of the condemned, deals with Dante’s response to Argenti’s place in hell, his disdain for Argenti, and his symbolic rejection of sin by his actions. Dante has no sympathy towards Argenti even though Argenti is condemned to stay in the slimy River of Styx until the Judgment. Dante holds great animosity towards Argenti carried on from conflicts they have had in life to the putrid circles of hell. The hostility Dante demonstrates marks his progression in his journey of purification....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Preparing Benzoic Acid from Benzylalcohol

- Preparing Benzoic Acid from Benzylalcohol Planning (a) Problem The aim of this experiment is to synthesize benzioc acid, with the highest possible yield, by oxidizing benzylalcohol. Hypothesis We expect the percentage yield to be about 50% due to several processes such as cooling and filtering. Possible Variables - Time - Temperature (of water) - Filter Planning (b) Apparatus/ Materials - Round bottomed flask under reflux - benzylalcohol - HCl - Na2O4 - Büchner funnel - beakers - sodium carbonate Procedure The benzioc acid is synthesized by heating benzylalcohol in a round bottomed flask under reflux....   [tags: Papers]

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Drinking Water Quality and Health

- Three Medical Doctors wrote the book, The Water We Drink: Water Quality and Its Effects on Health. Their names are Joshua I. Barzilay, M.D., Winkler G. Weinberg, M.D., and J. William Eley, M.D. In order to put the issue of drinking water quality and its effects on health into perspective, the book is divided into three parts. It first reviews the history of water, disease, and sanitation. The next section deals with health issues. At the conclusion of the book are chapters regarding bottled water and methods of purification....   [tags: Potable Water Quality]

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Expansion On The Recent Discoveries Concerning Nitric Oxide

- Expansion on the Recent Discoveries Concerning Nitric Oxide as presented by Dr. Jack R. Lancaster Nitric Oxide, or NO, its chemical representation, was until recently not considered to be of any benefit to the life processes of animals, much less human beings. However, studies have proven that this simple compound had an abundance of uses in the body, ranging from the nervous system to the reproductive system. Its many uses are still being explored, and it is hoped that it can play an active role in the cures for certain types of cancers and tumors that form in the brain and other parts of the body....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Study of Culture

- 1. Discuss the idea of Mary Douglas, including how the idea of clean versus dirty is paramount in her theoretical perspective. According to Mary Douglas, purity or clean versus dirty or impure represent the boundaries of a society, and is a manifestation of the society’s fears. Douglas examined the use of blood as a means of purification and as a source of contamination that must then be purified in the Judeo-Christian tradition, as well as in a variety of African groups. Douglas emphasizes the symbolic meaning of purification rituals, and how they are manifested through ritual and daily practice....   [tags: Cultural Anthropology Essays]

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The Oriental Outlook on Abortion

- The Oriental Outlook on Abortion Even Buddhism recognizes the abortive woman's need to come to terms with residual grief. Yvonne Rand, a Soto Zen priest trained at the San Francisco Zen Center, has adapted the mizuko ritual to help American women who have lost children come to terms with their grief. Each woman sews a bib which she offers to an image of Jizo Bodhisattva with prayers for the well-being of the child who has met with an accidental death or died through induced or spontaneous abortion....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Images, Symbols and Symbolism in Fahrenheit 451

- Images and Symbols of Fahrenheit 451 Imagine a future in which all books are banned and censored in an attempt to keep the human race from thinking for themselves. Such a lifestyle is depicted in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. This frightening world is one in which people are controlled by the government in every way. A number of restrictions are placed upon the people of this society. One of which is the prohibition of the possession and/or reading of literature. The firemen of this time are paid not to protect citizens from the danger of fires, but to burn all books to ashes....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451 Essays]

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Kyrgyzstan

- The collapse of the Soviet Union created 15 new states. These states over the last 5 years have all struggled with economic, ethnic, political and territorial problems left to them by the Soviet empire. Kyrgyzstan, is a former Soviet Republic (FSR) located in the Central Asia. This paper will give a statistical representation of the state, Kyrgyzstan. The statistical data will reflect the basic geography of the subject country containing population, size and location. This miniature report will also contain brief descriptions of current political and economic situations....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Male Initiation Rituals

- Collective Male Initiation Rituals of the Sambia The transition of a boy to a man is very important to the Sambia, of New Guinea. This transition consists of an initiation ritual, which has 6 stages and takes between 13 and 20 years to complete. The first 3 stages are collectively focused, which I will discuss, and stages 4 through 6 are individually focused. This ritual helps to introduce the boys to male society, prepare them for adult responsibilities and is used to transmit culture (Nanda 2002: 132)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Moonstone Essay

- The Moonstone Essay The Moonstone, written in 1868 by Wilkie Collins is a mystery novel about a gem called "The Moonstone". The moonstone is somewhat a symbol of what everyone strives for, beauty and power. In the book, justice plays a huge role in terms of doing what is fair and morally right through action and attitude. Although the moonstone is overbearingly beautiful and breathtaking, like all beautiful things, it has a history "..that crime brings its own fatality with it" (Ch....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Christian Beliefs on Suffering, Death and Resurrection

- Christian Beliefs on Suffering, Death and Resurrection The death of Jesus is one of the most important Christian beliefs throughout all Christian Churches. Christians believe that the death of Jesus holds many meanings for all of us: it was the means of salvation, a form of atonement and it gave us the chance of reconciliation so that through his death the gates of heaven have been opened where we can achieve eternal life. Jesus faced opposition throughout his life, this conflict came to its culmination before Jesus' death, in the temple, at Gethsemane and particularly at the trials....   [tags: Papers]

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The Spanish Inquisition

- The Spanish Inquisition Works Cited Missing The Spanish Inquisition is known for the terror it caused the inhabitants of the Iberian peninsula. Although the Inquisition originally began to purify the nation from heretics, it came to have more materialistic, racial, and political motives, instead of just purification. The beginning of the Inquisition is generally credited to the reign of Ferdinand V and Isabella....   [tags: Papers]

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Voice Of Minority Groups

- There are many things that stand out in America as we have all come to know it today. Among those that are in the majority there are no worries, and things are typically thought to be very equal and just. Everything is relative, and compared to the past everything is equal and just, but there is a lot of ground that can still be made. There are numerous examples throughout our history of people stating grievances in the cases of women’s rights, African American rights, GLBT issues, and even the unstated privileges white people are given today....   [tags: Equality Racism Civil Rights]

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The Puritan Story

- The puritan story was a story of many things; from the landing of the first group of puritans in New England, to the formation and trouble of the bay colony bible commonwealth, to the puritans versus Indians, ending with the New England family. This story wouldn’t be anything without the help of the one and only King Henry VIII. It was King’s, tie breaking with the Roman Catholic Church in the 1530’s that launch the reformation of the protestant church. The reformation of the church led to a group people to seek the purification of the English church, theses people were known as the “puritans”....   [tags: History Colonies Puritan]

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Office Automation And Group Collaboration Software

- Our group of three within Global Discovery Chemistry at a large Pharmaceutical Company was tasked with implementing a unique and innovative way in which high throughput parallel chemical synthesis could be performed by the traditional bench chemists. Building off the deployment of a new collaborative software system, the Electronic Notebook (ELN) by CambridgeSoft Corporation, our job was to identify a way to develop a back-end system which links the chemist’s notebook to automated synthesis in the Lab....   [tags: Business Management Software Technology]

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Extraction of Rubidium from Gold Waste by Optimization of Sulfation Roasting-Water Leaching Process

- Specific physical and chemical properties of rubidium have attracted the attention of researchers for extraction of rubidium from its resources, which as a rare alkali metal in recent years the expansion of its commercial uses has been experienced. The main research conducted in this field has been related to recovery of this element as a byproduct of mining process of lithium minerals. In this study, we have discussed the extraction of rubidium from tailings dam of Mouteh gold processing plant in Iran by modeling the hydrometallurgical procedure used for lithium processing....   [tags: Extraction of Rubidium]

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Characterizing the RNA-binding activity of MEX-5

- Research Strategy – Approach Specific Aim 1: How does the primary sequence of MEX-5 determine its RNA-binding specificity. The CCCH-type TZF proteins recognize their RNA targets though a template of H-bonds between the amide and carbonyl groups of the protein backbone and the Watson-Crick edges of the bases (ref Hudson, Teplova). This observation suggests that in CCCH-type TZF proteins any variation of the primary sequence that results in a change of the backbone conformation alters the pattern of interactions between the protein and the RNA molecules and therefore the ability to bind specific sequences of RNA....   [tags: RNA-binding specificity]

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Free Great Gatsby Essays: Religious Influences

- Religious Influences in The Great Gatsby During the 1920s, sometimes referred to as the Progressive Era, political and social changes surfaced in society in efforts to progressively improve the nation. However, the 1920’s can accurately be described as the decade of selfishness. Society was material oriented and, as a result, there was a decrease in religious practices. This is vividly displayed in The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald's use of mortal characters as religious influences. There are three significant occurrences in the novel which show the loss of spirituality of the time, beginning with Gatsby's watch over Daisy the night of the hit and run....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays]

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Essay on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter - Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale is the Greatest Sinner

- Arthur Dimmesdale is the Greatest Sinner in The Scarlet Letter It is strange how often other peoples' sins seem so much worse in comparison to our own. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 novel, The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmesdale, an adulterate minister, seems to believe that Roger Chillingworth, the husband of his lover, is somewhat lacking in righteousness, when in fact, Arthur himself has "deeply sinned." Through his adultery, his lying, and his lack of faith, Arthur Dimmesdale wrongs more than anyone else in the novel....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Ian Buruma's Behind the Mask

- Ian Buruma's Behind the Mask Ian Buruma was born in the Netherlands in 1951. He went to school in both Holland and Japan, and he has spent a great deal of time in Japan. Ian Buruma is an author, journalist and a professor at Bard College in New York. He sometimes writes for the New York Review of Books, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, the New Yorker, and the Guardian. The book, Behind the Mask, was a very interesting one. This book is filled with lots of Japans history that most people know nothing about....   [tags: Ian Buruma Behind the Mask]

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The Salt Eaters

- Set in a small city in southern Georgia, The Salt Eaters is an intricate portrait of a community struggling with issues of people's own health and worldwide use of nuclear power. The people search for the healing properties of salt and an understanding that healing starts from the personal acceptance of being ill and therefore need to be healed. The novel is centered around the story of a young woman, Velma who tries to commit suicide, and her healing takes a long time because first she needs to be convinced that that she needs to accept the fact that she needs to be cured....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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An Experiment on the Use of Immobilised Glucose Isomerase

- An Experiment on the Use of Immobilised Glucose Isomerase Apparatus: 1) 15g of Fructose 2) 1g of Immobilised Glucose Isomerase 3) 8 Clinistixs’ 4) 250 ml beaker 5) Kettle 6) Thermometer 7) 8 test – tubes’ 8) Stirring rod 9) 1 pipette 10)2 syringes Method: Firstly 10 cm ³ of fructose solution was placed into a test tube with a syringe. Then a clinistix was dipped into the solution for 10 seconds which it was then removed and placed against the standard strip where the colour would be observed....   [tags: Papers]

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Copper Mining

- Copper Mining Copper mining has become a very important industry in today’s society. It is also one of man’s oldest commercial activities. There are many steps from finding a mine site to producing a product made of copper or a copper alloy. The mining industry has also had many important developments from the time the first mine was formed in Rio Tinto in 3000 B.C. The earliest copper sources were globules and chunks of native copper found on the Earth’s surface. After we quickly exhausted the limited amount of native copper, we were forced to look underground for more sources....   [tags: Natural Resources Minerals Miners Essays]

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The First Amendment

- In America the Amendment 1 of the U.S. Constitution gives the American people the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Most notably Amendment 1 is known for and most often cited as giving the Freedom of Speech. Even before this amendment was ratified people in the U.S. were protesting, as in the Boston Tea Party. Protesting has been a way to effect change in America. A question to ask is this: is there a right way or wrong way to protest. Others protest that has had an effect on America since the Amendment was ratified are protest against war such as Vietnam and Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Civil Rights Movement, and more recently the prot...   [tags: Freedom of Speech]

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Influence of Aristotle’s Poetics on William Wordsworth’s Poetry and William Shakespeare’s Plays

- The Influence of Aristotle on William Wordsworth’s Poetry and William Shakespeare’s Plays Aristotle’s Poetics is not one of his major works, although it has exercised a great deal of influence upon subsequent literary studies and criticism. In this work Aristotle outlines and discusses many basic elements that an author should adhere to in order to write a great tragedies and/or poetry. Two important topics that Aristotle addresses and believes to be crucial to the art work is the mimesis, or imitation of life, and that the audience has an emotional response from the work, or a catharsis....   [tags: Aristotle Tragedy Tragedies]

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Buddhism

- Everything is suffering. Humans define their existence by misery and suffering. The four Noble Truths are all about suffering. Suffering, the origin of suffering, Nibbana, and the Path. The word suffering is utilized throughout all the texts and teachings of Buddhism. Suffering is defined as; to feel pain or distress; sustain loss, injury, harm, or punishment. Buddhist uses a deeper meaning of suffering, which is a change or ultimate unsatisfactory. Even if one is happy they can not be happy forever, so when they are no longer happy they are suffering....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Casting a Circle

- Casting a Circle Casting a circle is one of the most basic magickal acts that a Witch does. Circles are used for rituals and sometimes magickal workings. A circle does a number of things. Most importantly, it protects the practitioner(s) from spirits, negative energies, and other nasty things out there. With that in mind, please be sure to practice with extreme care and be sincere in what you are doing. Abide by the Wiccan Reed* and you should be fine. The circle also serves as a sacred place in which to do ritual workings like sabbat celebrations and certain spells....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Children of the City

- Water Imagery in “Children of the City” Rain has always been an important symbol in life. It is one of very few actions that can be both destructive and harsh, but at the same time constructive and life-giving. Throughout literature the visual image of rain is usually connected to feelings of sorrow, death, and despair. The most commonly known example of this would be in Hemingway’s “Farewell to Arms”. Hemingway uses the rain to tell of peoples negative emotions, so it is easy to take that idea into other readings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Interesting Story about Twins

- These twins each descended from the symmetrical splitting of a single fertilized egg into cells that contain the identical sequence of billions of even tinier DNA molecules. They occur about once every 250 births, which makes them about a third as common in America as fraternal twins, who descend from two separately fertilized eggs and are no more similar genetically than other siblings. Identical twins are far more familiar than, say, septuplets, but there is still something a little eerie about them, from the double-your-pleasure Doublemint girls to the ghost girls haunting the snowbound lodge in "The Shining." Maybe it's the disorientation induced by a human optical illusion....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hemophilia

- The genetic disorder which I have chosen as the subject of my report is hemophilia. There are two types of hemophilia, hemophilia-A and hemophilia-B. The clinical symptoms of both are very similar so for the purposes of this paper I have chosen to concentrate on hemophilia-A. Hemophilia-A is an X linked bleeding disorder resulting from a defect in a protein known as coagulation factor VIII. Since the disorder is X linked it is expressed mainly in males, who must have mothers who are carriers. Females who express the disorder must have affected fathers and mothers who are carriers, or who are affected....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Environmental Problems in Bangkok

- Environmental Problems in Bangkok Air pollution Traffic is one of the most important causes of air pollution in Bangkok. Bangkok traffic was said to create high level of dust particles, and Carbon Monoxide. BMTA buses, trucks and smaller transport vans were frequently stopped for on-the-road checking. The rapid growth of Bangkok has severely stained its facilities and led to a number of serious problems. The city now has over a million registered motor vehicles and because of the limited road surface, traffic congestion is heavy in central areas....   [tags: Papers]

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The Role of Earth, Air, Fire and Water in The Wars

- The Role of Earth, Air, Fire and Water in The Wars Earth, fire, air and water play significant symbolic roles throughout the novel. They constantly change from the ordinary and life bearing to the unnatural and life threatening depending on if they are associated with the domestic life and the terrifying world of the wars. Earth  By earth they mean dryland and the ground, which consists of soil, dirt and rocks. The earth signifies form, structure, security and stability. Mother Earth is the ancient spiritual symbol which gave us life and formed all living things (plants, animals, etc.)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Generation of Ozone for Water Purification in Third World Countries

- The Generation of Ozone for Water Purification in Third World Countries Ozone is the O3 molecule formed through the combination of molecular and atomic oxygen. It can be used to remove iron, pesticides, detergents, color, ammonia and other nitrogen derivatives from water. Ozonation is a process used worldwide to render water potable. Although using ozone for disinfection can be expensive and inconvenient, it has, among others, the advantages of being widely effective, of adding oxygen to the water, and of being sufficient, even in low concentrations (Evans 140)....   [tags: Water Purification]

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The Dehydration of Cyclohexanol to Form Cyclohexene

- The Dehydration of Cyclohexanol to Form Cyclohexene In order to dehydrate Cyclohexanol it is required that a dehydration agent, in this case phosphoric acid, be added and for the mixture to be distilled with the Cyclohexene being taken off between 343K and 363K. This reaction gives the formula: In order to keep the experiment at a manageable size 0.1 mole of Cyclohexanol was used along with 4cm3 of concentrated Phosphoric acid. 0.1 mole of Cyclohexanol x 100.2 = 10.2 100.2 0.962 = 10.4 cm3 However because the measuring cylinder only measured to the nearest 1cm3 ,10cm3 had to be used instead....   [tags: Papers]

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Religion Terms and Definitions

- 1. Universalism – this is a term that refers to the belief or thought that all religions contain valid, though differing paths to the same eternal goal. Universalists generally believe that all religions share common spiritual truths and that they are united through a universal salvation. A profound understanding of universalism is essential for anyone who desires to comprehend the religious worlds in a comparative manner. An understanding of universalism is essential because it attempt to widen the rather narrow view of religious dogma by pointing out the commonalities of each religion....   [tags: thought, belief, expression, renewal]

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The Accounts of Birth of Jesus as Found in the St.Matthew and St.Luke

- The Accounts of Birth of Jesus as Found in the St.Matthew and St.Luke The story of the birth of Jesus is recoreded in two books of the new testament, the Gospels according to St.Matthew and St.Luke. We find the accounts of Jesus' birth in them. Luke's account, the most popularly known, includes the angel's visit to Mary, the world-wide census, the birth in the manger in Bethlehem, the angel's visit to the shepherds, and the shepherd's visitation to the stable Matthew's account is different....   [tags: Papers]

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Shintoism

- Shintoism Shinto, which means the way of the gods, has no real founder, no written scriptures, no main laws, and only a very loosely organized priesthood. Shinto is a native religion of Japan and also one of the oldest religions in the world, dated back to 660 B.C. In Shinto natural objects such as rivers, mountains, and heavenly bodies can be worshipped and personified. It is not an exclusive religion and people may practice Shinto and at the same time any other religions. Shinto creation stories tell about the history and lives of the Kami, which is a spirit....   [tags: Papers]

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Chromatography

- Chromatography is a method of separating and analyzing complicated substances. This is done in two phases, a mobile phase and a stationary phase .During the stationary phase, said substance is stationary, while during the mobile phase, the substance moves in a specific direction. During the mobile phase, the substance is filtered through the stationary phase. The stationary phase in necessary in order for the substances to be separated even though it doesn?t involve movement of the substance because it filters the substance through the stationary phase.....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Ecosystem Services

- D1. What are ecosystem goods and services. People have been relying for their daily needs and well-being on nature. The natural ecosystem provides varieties of goods and services to us, for instance, fresh water, fisheries, timber, water purification etc. The benefits that people directly get from the natural systems are called ecosystem services (ES). The natural ecosystem provides both goods and services to us. The ecosystem goods are the things that people produced from soil, water and plants; Crops, Fibre, Timber, Livestock, Tourism, etc....   [tags: Environmental Science]

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Indoor Air Pollution

- THE Quality of Indoor Air has become increasingly important given that the amount of time spent indoors is more than ever before. Indoor Air has been found to be contaminated with microbials (including viruses, microscopic bacteria, fungi, etc.), harmful gases (like VOCs, radon, formaldehyde, H2S, etc.) and particulates (PMx , dust, etc.) that are responsible for “building related diseases”( US EPA, 1990; WHO 1989). Building Related Diseases also known as Sick Building Syndrome is the collective name of illnesses such as asthma, bronchitis, allergic reactions, headache, nose or throat irritation, dry cough, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, allergic rhinitis, etc....   [tags: Contamination, Microbials]

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Questions and Answers on an Investigation: Identification of Bacteria Through The Use of a Microscope,

- 1. Explain the most interesting science concepts you learned from this investigation. The most interesting science concept we learned was that boiling one of our methods was proven the worst for us, but is the best way out of the three for purified water. This is scientifically proven because when in process of boiling the liquid changes state of matter, leaving behind the bacteria and the water evaporating leaving all unnecessary weight needed, also because most heat kills the bacteria. Ultra violet light on the other hand only kills the microbes, nothing else....   [tags: ]

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The Making Of Valentine's Day

- Valentine’s Day, also known as St Valentine’s Day, is recognized in most Christian lead countries around the world. The word valentine comes from ancient roman days. ‘Valens’, in Latin, means worthy. The Latin meaning of valentine is; Valentinus and represents several martyred saints of the time. There are many different legends and versions of the origin of Valentine’s Day. The most stated legend is that during 3rd Century Rome, Emperor Claudius II made it illegal for young men to marry. He felt young, single men were better soldiers....   [tags: Valentine's Day, history,]

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Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov

- The Brothers Karamazov - Thriller The Brothers Karamazov is an enthralling thriller about the strive for self-redemption in the eyes of God as well as in the hearts of the Russians. The murder of Fyodor Karamazov, a foolish and heartless savage who betrays his own sons of a father's care, venomously seeps its way into Dmitri, Ivan, and Alyosha's lives causing innocence to request fault and suffering. With intricate characterizations, Dostoevsky magnificently presents the internal agony that derives from a wavering spirit....   [tags: Brothers Karamazov Essays]

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The Five Pillars of Islam

- The Five Pillars are the frameworks of a Muslim's life. Revealed to the prophet Muhammad by Allah, the Five Pillars are the basis of Islamic religion. "On another occasion, when the prophet (Muhammad) was asked to give a definition of Islam, he named those five pillars."(www.unn.ac.uk...) The Five Pillars are: bearing witness to Allah, establishing prayers, giving alms, fasting during Ramadan, and making a pilgrimage to Mecca. The Five Pillars are the major duties in the life of a Muslim. Shahadah is the first of the Five Pillars in Islam....   [tags: Islamic Religion Essays]

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Baptism

- Baptism is the door to life and to the kingdom of God. Baptism in Christian churches, the universal rite of initiation, performed with water, usually in the name of the Trinity or in the name of Christ. Orthodox and Baptist churches require baptism by total immersion. In other churches, pouring and sprinkling are more common. Most churches regard baptism as a sacrament, or sign of grace; some regard it simply as an ordinance, or rite, commanded by Christ. Therefore, Baptism is the sacrament of faith by which we, enlightened by the Spirit's grace, respond to the Gospel of Christ....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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My Perfect City

- My “Perfect” City I. Utilities The city I propose as a perfect city, would be as close to an ecocity as possible, although have some differences. For example, for electrical needs, I would suggest the city have a solar power plant, but on those desperate times, energy would be bought from other electrical plants from nearby towns or states. Water purification and a wastewater treatment plants would be necessary in order to provide the citizens and visitors with clean healthy water. To prevent flooding, this city was built on flood plains....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Times of the Spanish Inquisition

- Known for the terror it caused the inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula, The Spanish Inquisition was one of the most deadly inquisitions in history. Used for both political and religious reasons, the time period between the 1400’s and the 1800’s belonged to the Catholic Roman Empire (Encyclopedia Britannica, 1994). In order to better understand the Inquisition, the reasons behind it, and the phenomenal worldwide effect, it is indispensable to examine its preceding events. In 14th century Spain, Jewish people are often associated with wealth, being a epidemic to the general public....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

- The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde In the book, The Picture Of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, there is a character named Lord Henry Wotton. He is the story's antagonist and whom critics often think most resembles Oscar Wilde. Wilde remarks "Basil Hallward is what I think I am: Lord Henry what the world thinks of me: Dorian what I would like to be-in other ages perhaps." Within the preface of The Picture Of Dorian Gray, there lie the lines "Those who go beneath the symbol do so at their peril....   [tags: Papers]

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Understanding Acidic Precipitation or Acid Rain

- Understanding Acidic Precipitation or Acid Rain Our atmosphere functions as living ecosystem of chemical reactions. Through the help of the water cycle, chemicals pass through the atmosphere and are eventually taken up by the soil, surface water, or organic materials. Human beings have added enormously to the atmospheric burden of many toxic substances. The most prominent evidence of this is the presence of acid rain: precipitation and particles that have been made acidic by air pollution. Acid rain is a direct consequence of the atmosphere's self-cleansing process....   [tags: Papers]

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The Many Goals of Alchemy

- The Many Goals of Alchemy Alchemy is not just the changing of base metals into gold as most people think, although that was one of the goals people tried to achieve through alchemy. Alchemy is stemmed from astrology; both make attempts to understand mans relationship to the universe and exploit it. While astrology is concerned with the stars alchemy is concerned with the elements of nature. Alchemy also stemmed partly from metallurgy, a science that deals with the extracting of metals form ore and the combining of metals to make alloys....   [tags: Papers]

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Zinc

- Zinc Zinc, number 30 on the periodic table and a bluish-white metallic element, exists naturally in air, water and soil. It is present everywhere in the environment. All life on earth has evolved in the presence of zinc. Natural processes such as erosion, forest fires, aerosol formation above the seas and volcanic eruptions continuously transport Zinc. Zinc melts at about 420° C and boils at about 907° C. Zinc is efficient for plants. Zinc-deficient soils present in many parts of the world are a cause of low crop yields....   [tags: Papers]

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Solar Water Purification

- In 2008, Markus Forstmeier, Wilhelm Feichter , Oliver Mayer. [1]. One third of the world population does not have access to clean water sources and most of these people are not connected to the electrical grid at the same time. Therefore, photovoltaic (PV) powered water purification suggests itself to be one of the solutions in areas with high sun radiation like India or the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Furthermore, the environmental impact of the process can be reduced substantially as no fuel supply is required....   [tags: Drinking water, Water, Water purification]

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Prevention Of Water Purification Dating

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The Purification Of The Folk

- Research Topic: The purification of the folk in Quest is secondary to DuBois’ celebration of raw blackness. The black postlapsarian view, or view of the folk through western lens, and politics of respectability have clouded readers’ analysis. I contend that DuBois also presents a thriving folk culture. I will examine folk characters and elements’ transformations and stases. Annotated Bibliography Campbell, Jane. Mythic Black Fiction: The Transformation of History. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1986....   [tags: Black people, African American, Negro]

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Chemistry : The Purification Of Substances

- Organic compounds are naturally permeated with impurities that can possibly pose problems in organic synthesis reactions. Therefore, an important part of organic chemistry lab is in the purification of substances. Unit three was a technique experiment in distillation, and its purpose was in the introduction of two types of distillation methods, although there are various other types. The main purpose of the lab was learning how to distinguish the appropriate time to use either of the distillation methods and learning how to interpret the analysis tools employed to determine the purity of a distillate....   [tags: Distillation, Fractional distillation]

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Investigating The Separation And Purification Technique

- The objective of this experiment was to perform extraction. This is a separation and purification technique, based on different solubility of compounds in immiscible solvent mixtures. Extraction is conducted by shaking the solution with the solvent, until two layers are formed. One layer can then be separated from the other. If the separation does not happen in one try, multiple attempts may be needed. The experiment was conducted in three parts: Part A of the experiment consisted of extracting caffeine from an aqueous solution; Part B consisted of using three different compounds: benzoic acid, succinic acid, and sodium benzoate; and the last part of the experiment consisted of using a solid...   [tags: Solubility, Chemistry, Erlenmeyer flask, Solvent]

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Ultrafiltration: The Water Purification Process

- INTRODUCTION Ultrafiltration is a water purification process that can be used for the removal of particulates and macromolecules from raw water to produce potable and drinking water. They have been used to either replace existing secondary (coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation) and tertiary filtration (sand filtration and chlorination) systems employed in water treatment plants. When treating water with high suspended solids, UF is often integrated into the process, utilizing primary (screening, flocculation and filtration) and some secondary treatments as pre-treatment stages....   [tags: treatment, chemicals, quality]

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Bromination of Benzene Synthesis and Purification of Bromobenzene

- BROMINATION OF BENZENE SYNTHESIS AND PURIFICATION OF BROMOBENZENE: PROCEDURE DATA TABLE Chemical Boiling point C Melting Point C Density g/mL Solubility Benzene 80.1 5.5 0.88 Slightly in H2O Toluene 110.6 -93 0.87 Slightly in H2O Bromobenzene 155-156 -30.8 1.50 Insoluble Dibromobenzene 220.40 87.31 0.96 Insoluble MATERIALS: Graduated cylinder Weight scale Buchner funnel Filter flask Rubber stopper Hot plate Thermometer Conical funnel Various size beakers Fractionating column (for reflux) Various sized round bottom flasks Distillation head Condenser Vacuum adapter Clamps and stands Test tubes PROCEDURE:...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cultural Trends of Water Purification Systems

- ... A survivalist is “someone strongly determined to survive”. (yourdictionary.com/survivalist) They are constantly prepping for uncanny events that they suspect may occur. All survivalist share a deep desire to live, therefore overcoming obstacles to survive is taken to an extreme. According to Dr. Stirling Silverman, the author of a survivalist blog, states that disaster can be divided into two broad categories. First, are disasters resulting from human activity and second are natural disasters....   [tags: outdoors, survivalists, poverty]

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The Discovery And Subsequent Extraction / Purification Of Insulin

- There have been, and continue to be, many breakthroughs in modern medicine. Whether it be the discovery of a vaccine to eradicate smallpox, or the development of antibiotics to treat a plethora of bacterial infections we may encounter, our population (and the world) would be a completely different place without them. One of the 20th century breakthroughs in medicine which is of significance is the discovery and subsequent extraction/purification of insulin to treat diabetes. People who suffer from diabetes are either insulin deficient or insulin insensitive; a key hormone that regulates the uptake of glucose from the blood....   [tags: Insulin, Diabetes mellitus, Frederick Banting]

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Unit 731: The Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of Kwantany Army in Japan

- ... Members assigned into Unit 371 were tasked with the goal of creating weapons that will increase the Japanese military power by any means possible even if it means that deadly experiments needed to be done on humans. They would have had the mindset that even if the experiments that they were conducting were immoral in the eyes of others, the experiments still allowed them to gather valuable notes that aided them in the creation of the deadly weapons that increased the Japanese military's firepower in the war....   [tags: stab, doris,weapons, experiments, warfare]

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Disadvantages Associated With Starting Their Own

- There are many disadvantages associated with starting their own branch in India. First is that this option is the most expensive. They would have to pay for all the marketing, equipment, building, manufacturing, production, and staffing that they would need to operate. Mercan Systems would not be able to share any costs with another company. The financial investment needed would depend on the number of regions they choose to operate in (two, four, or nationally) and if they use a direct salesforce or dealers, but it would still be significantly higher than any other alternative....   [tags: Marketing, Pricing, Water purification]

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The Great Rite

- It is the celebration of life that is done symbolically using a chalice and Athame. It is part of the Beltane rituals. Symbolic version creation in the union of the maiden Goddess with her loving God. Beltane is a celebration of sexuality, purification and fertility. The planting of crops is finished, and many crops have grown to seedlings. Bees are very active pollinating flowers, and many creatures are in the height of their mating season. I would not use this in my practice this is not something that is something I want to do....   [tags: sexuality, purification and fertility]

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Water Quality, Waste Water Management, Water Scarcity And Use Efficiency

- Over 344 million people in India do not have access to potable water (SOPAR, 2013). This is because either the wells have dried up or rather become contaminated. Individuals, typically mothers and girls, have to spend hours each day walking to get clean water. This comes at an opportunity cost of time, either time in school or time that could have been better spent earning an income. If a lack of potable water is not tough enough, India also has a problem with unclean water. This can be due to over pollution or overly high levels of fluoride being found in the water, both causing a multitude of health complications....   [tags: Water purification, Drinking water, Water]

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A University Of Nevada Research

- 1. Introduction. A University of Nevada research mentions the principal causes of aridity: the formation of desert in particular latitudes is the primary due to complex global air-circulation patterns caused by the rotation of the earth on its axis, this is called atmospheric high pressure, also the distance from the oceans could be a cause of it, “Areas lying deep within a continent may become desert simply because air currents reaching them have already traversed vast land distances; by the time they arrive over the deserts, these currents have already lost the moisture they once carried.” as is explained by the university....   [tags: Water, Drinking water, Water purification]

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Access Of Clean Water : A Fundamental Human Right

- Access to clean water is a fundamental human right. It has been implicitly and explicitly supported by international law and governmental practice. Nonetheless, 20% of the world’s population lacks safe drinking water and access to qualified purification systems. Safe drink water is defined as water with microbial, chemical and physical characteristics that meet the World Health Organization guidelines or national standards on drinking water quality. According to the Journal of Water and Health, an estimated one billion persons in low-income countries do not have access to safe or clean drinking water....   [tags: Water purification, Drinking water, Water supply]

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The Effects Of Drinking Water On The Human Body

- Water Facts Water is critical for the human body. Considering water makes up more than 70% of the human anatomy is obvious it 's essential. There is plenty of benefits from drinking water and keeping hydrated is a necessity because humans cannot survive without regularly consuming water. You cannot survive without water for more than three days. (Livescience.com). This doesn’t seem like a threat to most Americans, and can easily be overlooked. Unlike the majority of Americans there is many people around the globe don’t have access to clean drinking water....   [tags: Water, Drinking water, Water purification, Earth]

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The Life Style of the Puritans

- The Puritans were English Protestants that came to America around 1630. John Winthrop led the Puritans to America in hopes of creating a pure Christian society separate from the authority of the State and the Church of England. They followed the beliefs of John Calvin who preached predestination. Under Calvinism each individual is born being chosen by God either for eternal salvation or damnation. The Puritans modeled their lives, both personal and within their communities, after the New Testament....   [tags: religions, prayer, purification]

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Clean Water And Water Filtration System

- Clean Water | Water Filtration System Houston While municipal water supplies are treated chemically to make water safer, the fact is bacteria, bad taste and odors and other issues can and do still occur. This problem is not limited to Houston, or anywhere else in the nation. It is a problem nationwide. Though it is rare, no one wants to be sickened by contaminated water. Installing a water filtration system in Houston, and providing minimal maintenance assures you of safe, great tasting drinking water for your home....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Water purification]

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The Effects Of Drinking Water On Water Treatment

- Chlorination is one of the most used method that has been used to disinfect water. The usage of chlorine in water treatment was first applied back in 1990’s. Chlorine has been mostly used in water treatment than any other application because it is very active and it destroys a wide range of harmful bacteria and viruses in the water. Disinfection of drinking water is one of the most important and successful accomplishment for public health because it has done a major reduction of diseases that are caused by drinking unsafe water, such as typhoid, cholera and other waterborne diseases....   [tags: Chlorine, Water purification, Chloramine]

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The Issue Of Global Sanitation

- The issue of Global sanitation, specifically when pertaining to plumbing systems and access to proper toilets, is of primary concern amongst health experts and more recently, governments of developing nations, such as Indonesia and less developed areas of India. With limited sanitation networks, poor public health initiatives have negatively impacted economies, the standard of living within societies, the general health of populations, and death rates from preventable diseases due to feces-infected water supplies....   [tags: Drinking water, Water purification]

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The Effects Of California 's Water Drought

- Temperatures are at an all time high, the air is moist and sticky, the sky is clear blue and the sun shines bright yellow, burning the skin of Californians in the midst of the worst drought in history. Over the past couple years; California’s water supply has been cut short due to human activity and climate change. The droughts effects are tragic, for there is little rainfall, dried up lakes and farms, endangered fish and a decrease of agriculture growth. The government and many organizations have proposed several laws and regulations to help ensure better water conservation, however the results are not matching up to what is expected....   [tags: Water, Water management, Water purification]

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Sunshine Tidings Is A Good Place

- Maccready looked around the room before he sat back in the chair with a loud sigh. Another settlement done, another job finished for settlers in the Commonwealth, they didn’t know how good they had it with Molly Gould in charge. This room in particular looked nice, real nice. Molly had set it up just so. A comfortable bed, a set of drawers, even a painting on the wall and a rug on the floor, a small decorative table sat to one side, recovered from another one of the derelict houses. Sunshine Tidings was a good place, too good for him, too pleasant and neat and now, so goddamn clean....   [tags: Boiling, Water, Cooking, Water purification]

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Benefits Of Using Carbon Use For Large Municipal Water And Wastewater Treatment Plants

- Although CNTs have significant advantages over activated carbon, their use on an industrial scale for large municipal water and wastewater treatment plants is not expected in the midterm because of high production costs. Point-of-use applications that require small quantities of CNTs are more competitive; for example, for the elimination of heavily degradable contaminants such as many antibiotics and pharmaceuticals Polymeric nanoadsorbents such as dendrimers (repetitively branched molecules) are utilizable for removing organics and heavy metals....   [tags: Water, Osmosis, Adsorption, Water purification]

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