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The Tail On The Pony Stood By Discord

- From a distance it appeared a grey earth pony stood by Discord. Celestia and Luna prepared to confront Discord, but a creature they met earlier stood between them and his throne. It had showed itself to be above outside influence when Luna failed to make mental contact, and Discord 's corruption was shrugged off. Which made its aiding Discord of its own accord bewildering. Discord turned to meet his guests, "This is so much fun. How about a game of pin the tail on the pony?" He showed off Celestia 's tail....   [tags: Moon, Lunar phase, Debut albums, Luna Gotra]

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The And Master Of The Vampire Coven Fairy Tail

- Natsu followed the man who introduced himself as Makarov Dreyar a while ago, an Aristocrat vampire and the master of the vampire coven Fairy Tail. He also explained the 'vampire food chain ', as he put it, saying that at the 'top ' were the Purebloods, the progenitor of the vampire race; 'below ' them were the Nobels or Aristocats, which he was; in the middle were the normal vampires and vampires who used to be human; and then the vampires who had gone off the wagon, known as Level E, also known as the 'End '....   [tags: Vampire, Dracula, Mother, Mother insult]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Caged Tail Members Abruptly '

- Once revolution takes place, the caged tail members abruptly release themselves into the rest of Snowpiercer. As the revolution makes its way through successive compartments of the train, the train itself begins to reflect a live-action flowchart of the class system in a hierarchal society. Snowpiercer spends extensive time covering the the middle cars of the train, reflecting the actual density of the middle class in the social hierarchy. Bong Joon-ho’s concentration on the middle to upper class allows him to convey his message to what he sees as the bulk of a stratified class system....   [tags: Social class, Middle class, Working class]

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The Long Tail: A Modern Look at Supply and Demand

- Chris Anderson’s book title The Long Tail refers to a concept he created in 2004 to define how the curve of consumption of all sort of goods looks like today. In a world where abundance is the mainspring, the Long Tail is a curve in which the tail is very long – it actually never comes to zero – in relation to its head. This, in other words, represents the new phenomenon of consumption, boosted mainly by the Internet, where basically hits are being replaced by niches, meaning that a far larger number of products are available and being sold – and although each product sells less it is still being sold....   [tags: Economics]

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Analysis Of ' Why The Opussum 's Tail Is Bare

- Myth Analysis “Why the Opussum’s Tail is Bare” is a myth told by the Cherokee Indians, and contains several fairy tale and folk tale elements. First, the story begins talking about how animals acted highly similarly to people, as the animals talk and live in houses. This is an example of a fairy tale element because animals cannot talk and are being personified in such a way. Another example of a fairy tale element is the designated roles in the animal society; the myth states, “Thus, Frog was leader in the council, and Rabbit because of his speed, was employed to carry messages and announcements to others.” Animals acting in this way are very fictional and are therefore examples of personi...   [tags: Cherokee, Native Americans in the United States]

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An American Tail Movie project

- An American Tail (1986) Director: Don Bluth Performers: Fievel Mousekewitz (Voice of Philip Glasser) Papa Mousekewitz (Voice of Nehemia Persoff) Mama Mouskewitz (Voice of Erica Yohn) Tanya Mousekewitz (Voice of Amy Green) Bridget (Voice of Cathianne Blore) Digit (Voice of Will Ryan) Gussie Mouseheimer (Voice of Madeline Kahn) Henri the Pigeon (Voice of Christopher Plummer) Honest John (Voice of Neil Ross) Irish mouse on boat (Voice of Warren Hayes) Italian mouse on boat (Voice of John Guarnieri) Moe (Voice of Hal Smith) Tiger (Voice of Dom DeLuise) Tony Toponi (Voice of Pat Musick) Warren T....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The RIng tail lemur

- The Ring-Tail Lemur The ring-tailed lemur is an amazing mammal. They are very interesting creatures that God put on this earth. One of my favorite characteristics about this animal is there big bushy cute tail. The ring-tailed lemurs scientific family is Lemuridae. The ring-tailed lemur gets its name from the neat ringed pattern on the fur on the tail. They have gray or rosy brown backs with lighter gray or brown hind legs and have white stomachs. The ring-tailed lemur’s length is 37-43 inches....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why Choose Long Tail Keywords for Marketing, Search and SEO?

- Keywords, keyphrases, niche keywords, long tail keywords, keyword research – you will undoubtedly have come across all of these phrases in your quest for success making money online. Yet, of all of these phrases, the one that will be the most profitable for you to understand is long tail keywords. Knowing how to choose long tail keywords for top search results, marketing and SEO purposes will take your online money making business to the next level and see your traffic and sales increase. There’s no getting around the fact that choosing the correct keywords and long tail keyphrases is the cornerstone of success for any website, blog or online writing business....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Structure and Function of Rainbow Trout Fins

- The structure and function of the different fins of the Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss The Rainbow trout, belonging to the family Salmonidae, Class Actinopterygii (ray finned fish), inhabitscold streams, rivers and lakes in North America. Ones living in lakes have silver scales apart from those on their back which are dark green. They are covered in dark spots that usually go no further than the lateral line. The lateral line is a line of sense organs found on the side of the Rainbow trout....   [tags: oncorhynchus, speed, tail]

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My Search to Identify Padina Algae

- ... This limits algae, along with relatives including moss, to live in damp or wet areas because they need water and must take it directly from the environment into their cells. Another member of the padina family, the P. pavonica, has an interesting way of reproducing, and I assume that most of the padina also propagate the same way. The P. pavonica can reproduce two ways: one way to do so is by producing diploid spores that develop into new algae. Another way to do so is by way of sexual reproducing – producing haploid gametes....   [tags: hawaii, tropical, peacock's tail]

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Made Up Folk Tail

- Ezikeal Yoder was born in a basic Amish community some where in Pennsylvania with Amish parents that absolutely hated the Amish life style. In this town of quiltville Ezikeals parents Jacob and Olga treated him with very un-strict Amish rules they each had a little bit of different views for there son. Jacob wanted him to be live outside of the Amish community. Olga always wanted him to have a better education than work ethic. Both Jacob and Olga did agreed on wanting there son Ezikeal to make his own choices as he grew up....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Designing Lift Surfaces: The Horizontal and Vertical Tails

- TAIL DESIGN INTRODUCTION The horizontal tail and vertical tail along with wing are referred to as the lifting surfaces. The major difference between wing design and tail design originates from the primary function of the tail which is different from the wing. The primary function of the wing is to generate the maximum or substantial amount of lift, while the tail is designed to operate normally at only a fraction of its ability to generate the required lift potential. During a flight mission, if at any moment the tail reaches its maximum angle of attack which refers to the tail stall angle; is an indication of design process error.[1][2]The tail in a conventional unmanned aerial vehicle ofte...   [tags: aeronautical engineering]

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Increasing Mobility of Micro-robotics

- ... Some other bio-inspired inertial tail projects include the MIT Cheetah robot (Briggs, 2012) which increased maneuverability in running robots, and fish-inspired robots that use these tails for turning (Hirata, 2000). This project also deals with the use of inertial appendages in under actuated miniature robots. An inertial appendage in the form of a tail was added to a robot to study the effects a tail would have on dynamic steering. Tails can contribute to steering through either a shift in the robots center of mass or through the transfer of angular momentum....   [tags: inertial, appendages, movement]

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International Music Industry

- According to Hagel et al (2008), we live in a world where massive technological changes creating a new techno-economic paradigm that will shift the fundamental way firms engage in business. New innovations, such as the internet and mobile telephone have created new challenges and opportunities that transform industries and commerce. How to deal with the challenges and embrace the new opportunities have become the main issues. Music industry is the remarkable example within the transition caused by the new technology....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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Humans and Tails

- Humans and Tails When studying the anatomy of humans in biology textbooks, many authors marvel over the complexity of the human body. Attributes such as our opposable thumbs, bipedal mobility, and cognitive abilities are extolled; however, humans are at a serious disadvantage. We lack major appendages that would aid in daily living; they could greatly improve quality of life. One such appendage is a tail; understandably, some humans have grown accustomed to their current mode of living and would shy away from any change despite its advantages....   [tags: Anatomy Persuasive Argumentative Essays]

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Nonassociative Learning is the Repeated Exposure to a Stimulus

- ... The manipulation of the time between habituation series and the next stimuli was the independent variable in this experiment. The various stimuli were administered at three different times following habituation: 90 seconds, 10 minutes, and 20 minutes. To analyze the time of onset of dishabituation, experimenters utilized two different conditions: dishabituation in which the Aplysia received tail stimulation following habituation to the siphon withdrawal reflex and the recovery group, which emulated a control group, receiving no stimulation after habituation to the reflex....   [tags: behavior, habituation, sensitization]

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The Dual-Process View of Nonassociative Learning

- ... They then gave a single stimulus to the tail of the Aplysia. To evaluate the onset of dishabituation, the experimenters used two groups, one group receiving the tail stimulus and the other group receiving no tail stimulus after habituation. The group receiving no tail stimulus was classified as the recovery group while the group receiving the stimulus was labeled the dishabituation group. The stimulus was given 90 seconds, ten minutes, and 20 minutes after the water-jet stimuli. The dishabituation group responded with greater magnitude after 90 seconds....   [tags: habituation, sensitization, stimulus]

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Women 's Strength And Burly Appearance

- Known for their strength and burly appearance, Rottweilers are a notably recognizable dog breed. Many people might associate this breed with a bad reputation of being violent or dangerous dogs, often connecting their gruff, boxy build with a dominating nature. While the saying of not to judge a book by its cover – or in this case, a dog by its looks – has been repeated to the point of cliché, there is one characteristic among several breeds that has been often correlated in media to vicious canines: a removed tail....   [tags: Dog, Dog breed, Dog health, American Kennel Club]

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The Middle Cars Of The Train

- Once revolution takes place, the tail members that were previously caged in the last car are abruptly released into the rest of Snowpiercer. As the revolution makes its way through successive compartments of the train, the train itself begins to reflect a live-action flowchart of the class system in a hierarchal society. The middle cars of the train are treated with extensive time in this section of the film, reflecting the actual density of the middle class in the social hierarchy. Bong Joon-ho’s concentration on the middle to upper class allows him to convey his message to what he sees as the bulk of a stratified class system....   [tags: Middle class, Working class, Social class]

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Informative Speech: Three Interesting Things About Cats

- Topic: Cats General Purpose/Goal: To inform Specific Purpose/Goal: I want my audience to understand three interesting things about Cats. Thesis Statement: Three interesting things to know about cats are their intelligence, tail signals and that they are territorial animals. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Getter: you see them every where you look, sometimes out playing or other times in a house. II. Preview Statement: I am going to share three areas of information about cats. A. Cats are very intelligent animals....   [tags: Informative Speech]

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Wage Distribution And Earnings Inequality Impacts Of The Minimum Wage

- II. Wage distribution and Earnings Inequality impacts of the minimum wage increase IITS: Conventional arguments often dispute with each other about the exact magnitudes of the impact of minimum wages in reshaping the wage distribution. benefit the highly impacted groups like teenagers and low-wage workers. In addition to the effects on wage distribution, economists and scholars often debate on the effectiveness of the minimum increase in reducing the inequality of incomes in the lower tail. Although some may endorse the notion that the wage gain among those social groups are trivial to adjust the wage distribution or to even solve the problem of wage inequality among the workers who earn at...   [tags: Minimum wage, Wage, Poverty, Employment]

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Deer Hunting is Necessary

-      It is a freezing twenty-two degrees outside. Even though it is still too dark to see, as you look over the hills, you see a breathtaking sunrise that will soon creep through the heavy fog. Every breath that you take is like smoke coming out of a dragon’s nostrils. As you are waiting patiently, still, and quietly, you finally see your kill, the white-tail deer. Without a doubt, the white-tail deer should be hunted.      First, the population of the white-tail deer is entirely too big. In fact, there is a total of twenty-five million white-tail deer in the United States alone.1 Because of this enormous number of deer, they are constantly on the move....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) in the downregulation of Bamboo mosaic virus and its associated satellite RNA Replication

- The association of host proteins with viral replicase complexes has been demonstrated in a number of plus-strand RNA viruses (1, 24), including the Bamboo mosaic virus (BaMV). In BaMV it has been reported that chloroplast phosphoglycerate kinase (PGK) (25) and HSP90 (Huang et al., unpublished data) are required for the efficient accumulation of BaMV; where as the identity of the additional factors associated within the BaMV RdRp complex, and the proteins involved in satBaMV RNA replication are not yet been acknowledged....   [tags: Biology, RNA]

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Ultimate Pets: How an Independent Pet Shop Competes with Giant Pet Store Chains

- This essay explains how I intend to open an independent pet store, Ultimate Pets. Although there are already several pet stores in my community which are owned and operated by the giant pet super-store chains, I will position Ultimate Pets in the market so that it can successfully compete with the established pet super-store chains. As a business in the pet industry, an exotic pet shop offers many products that a large corporation would, but differentiates in a way with the wide range of animals it actually carries in stock....   [tags: pet industry analysis, entrepreneur essays]

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Negative And Positive Implications Of The Cow 's Chance Of Survival

- Implications There can be both negative and positive implications that affect the cow’s chance of survival, the population’s survival and impact on the human species. Using the gene knockdown could cause implications for the cow itself and for the development of the new BLG-free population. Implication on future generation Not a lot is known on the effect on the cow by removing the BLG protein from the milk, whether it is a necessary protein in the development of a calves growth is also still unknown and may just be a problem for the survival of the future generation of cow’s, when the 1-2% of protein is still made it may not be great enough to help a calves growth as it is too small for a...   [tags: Cloning, DNA, Cell, Gene]

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Analyzing a Police Encounters with a Suspect

- A police officer is required to have probable cause to stop a vehicle, which can be, but not limited to a traffic violation, equipment violation, or simply suspicious activity. A frisk of the occupants of a vehicle is justified if the police officer has reasonable suspicion that the occupants are armed and dangerous. In this essay, I will identify the levels of police encounter involved in the case study. I will describe the legal requirements needed to justify each encounter. I will analyze the facts in the case study against each level of encounter to determine if Officer Smith was justified....   [tags: Case Study, Exigent Circumstances]

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Primates Observation: Spider Monkey and Sifaka

- I chose to study the behaviors of the Spider monkey and the Sifaka. I chose them for a few reasons, one being that Spider monkeys are incredibly adorable and two Sifaka’s remind me of a childhood television show, Zoboomafoo. These two primate groups also struck my attention in class, so this project was a perfect opportunity to dig a little deeper. The behaviors I chose to observe were social interactions and locomotion. The biggest differences I noticed between the two primates were that the Spider monkeys have the prehensile tails and without exerting extra energy is able to engage in a few common locomotion patterns such as quadrupedal, suspensory and bipedalisim....   [tags: social interaction, locomotion, behavior, energy]

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Merit Badge Requirements For Scout Camp

- Sitting at my computer desk working on merit badge requirements for scout camp a couple of years ago my brother’s brown and white, St. Bernard and Husky mix, Aybee, wanted me to play with her. I was busy so I told her to go and lay down and we would play later. She kept pestering me and our other two dogs Teaka and Miller to get someone to play with her. She was still a puppy so this was a normal routine for her. I tried to push the playful needs of this big-headed, fluffy puppy out of my mind while I continued on with my work....   [tags: English-language films, Debut albums]

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The Laban Movement Analysis

- Introduction: Roudolf Laban is the man who created a way in which we can analyze, experience and interpret human movement. He developed the Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) which is a theoretical and experimental take on human movement. (Konie 2011) The LMA helps one to understand one’s body and to use it to its fullest potential. There are four major sub-divisions in the LMA which are body, effort, shape and space (BESS)(Adrian 2008). The following academic review will analyse the body, effort, shape and space and then apply it to my character, Nora, and her monologue from Brighton Beach Memoirs....   [tags: Roudolf Laban, development of human character]

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Old School Squirrel Hunting

- Squirrel hunting has long been an American tradition and a tradition that many hunters grew up with. Squirrel hunting has just the right amount of action to keep a young hunter interested and more often than not that young hunter will choose to pursue other game eventually. Squirrels are getting a break from hunters as more and more people are hunting deer and turkey or unfortunately not at all. I remember when opening day of squirrel season was almost like Christmas. I couldn't wait to walk the hardwood ridges and fencerows to hunt a few squirrels and it was as exciting to me then as any deer hunt could be....   [tags: American traditions]

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Preschool Observation : Preschool, An Essential Part Of A Child 's Health

- Preschool Observation I am in preschool. I see imaginations creating large green dinosaurs. I see children learning to interact with each other and learning to understand how their bodies work. I see children embracing what they know to be true. As I observed the BYU- Idaho preschool lab I realized that it is a wonderful place for children to develop and learn. The Encyclopedia of Children’s Health defines preschool as an early childhood program in which children combine learning with play in a program run by professionally trained adults (Preschool, 2015)....   [tags: Learning, Play, Childhood, Education]

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Comparing The Structure And Function Of Prokaryotic And Eukaryotic Cells

- Title : With the aid of diagrams, compare the structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells All the living beings are made up of cells. They contain nucleus, which controls and performs their activities. The cells are divided into the two main categories depending on whether they contain nucleus or not. They are: Prokaryotic cell Eukaryotic cell Simplest and ancient Complex and evolved from prokaryotes Single-cell Single - celled or multicellular Lacks nucleus Contains nucleus Contains cell wall (peptidoglycan) Contains cellulose cell wall only in plant cells Small ribosomes scattered throughout the cytoplasm....   [tags: Cell, Cell membrane, Cell nucleus, Eukaryote]

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Search and Seizure that People See in The Media

- Most encounters to seizures and searches are shared events a person sees in the media or news. The constitutional rights to basic privacy have frequently controlled to clashes between several private citizens and the officers of the law. An officer performing their duties will sometimes have to make fast decisions which at times may not seem to be thought out thoroughly. Many people engaged in criminal actions, and as long as there is people who engage in these action there will always be officers there to do their jobs....   [tags: constitutional rights, privacy, traffic]

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The Craft of Using Jade in China

- From the prehistoric period, due to its luminous translucency and tough quality, jade was deemed precious. Hence, in China it had a sacrosanct position and was predominantly carved for decorative and ritual purposes, rather than for utilitarian uses. Among the Chinese jade cultures in the Neolithic period, the Hongshan culture, located in an extensive area ranging from Inner Mongolia to western Liaoning province, marked the heyday. This northeastern Neolithic culture with distinctive features in jade craft gave birth to coiled dragons....   [tags: ornamental, dragon, culture]

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The Theory of Evolution is Wrong

- “Often a cold shudder has run through me, and I have asked myself whether I may have not devoted myself to a phantasy.” -- Charles Darwin I’m sure everyone in this room has heard that science proves evolution, and that people who believe that God created everything in six days about six thousand years ago have succumbed to a myth. However, when you take the real data and study it using scientific methods, you make a significant discovery - science proves creation. Today, we will explore some of the most mind-blowing aspects of God’s creation that disprove the Theory of Evolution....   [tags: Creationists, Creation Theory]

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Hamsters and Gerbils for Kids

- 1. Why are hamsters not a good choice of pet for children. Hamsters are a popular pet, they are cute and fairly easy to look after. Parents buy hamsters for their children without realizing the risks involved. If a child has allergies, just being around a hamster can irritate that. They can not only bite but can also transmit diseases. A child does not understand how to hold a hamster correctly and it only takes a little tighter hold than the hamster likes and the animal will bite. 2. What is wet tail....   [tags: choosing a pet]

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Chinese Paleontologists Create a False Fossil Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs

- Chinese Paleontologists Create a False Fossil Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs An article published in January of 2000, “All mixed up over birds and dinosaurs”, by Richard Monastersky in Science News Online seems to put an interesting spin on a corresponding article published about six months earlier in the scientific journal Nature. The article in Science News Online seems to imply that the article “A dromaeosaurid dinosaur with a filamentous integument from the Yixian Formation of China,” could be referring to forged fossils made up by Chinese scientists in order to provide the missing fossil link between birds and dinosaurs....   [tags: Anthropology Essays Paleontology Papers]

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Gliding Through the Ocean

- Title A scuba diver, submerged under water and surrounded by a multitude of colorful fish, is in his element. To him, nothing compares to the majesty of the sea. The life and all the fish that thrive at the bottom of the sea fascinate him. Just above the top of the ocean, another man stands on the sand, reveling in the splendor of the sky. In his hand, a long string stretches into the clouds and connects with a magnificent kite. Each man believes his atmosphere to be the most wonderful of all. In the diver’s eyes, the fish enhance the beauty of the ocean, while the man on shore gives kites the credit for brightening the sky....   [tags: Ecology]

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Microraptor: The Missing Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs

- Microraptor: The Missing Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs In December of 2000, three Chinese scientists reported the discovery of the smallest adult dinosaur ever found, a species that claims to tighten the evolutionary gap between dinosaurs and birds. The dinosaur’s specie name is Microraptor, and it is slowly restoring the integrity of a sect of paleontology that was discredited in November of 1999 after National Geographic printed a story on the discovery of a species known as Archeoraptor....   [tags: Anthropology Essays Paleontology Papers]

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Comparing and Contrasting Ancient Greek Drinking Vessels and the Present Day Starbucks Cup

- There are a handful of differences and similarities from an Ancient Greek drinking vessel and a Starbucks cup some people may not take into consideration. While comparing and contrasting a Starbucks coffee cup and Ancient Greek drinking vessels I will take careful notation into the differences and similarities of their form, function and decoration of the artifacts. I will go into careful detail of what the ancient Greeks used to create their drinking vessels. Also, I will elaborate the functions that the Ancient Greeks first had in mind and what uses they had during the different time periods....   [tags: Compare/Contrast]

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Conditioning Trial Is My Dog Who Goes By The Name ' Et

- The organism that will be used within this conditioning trial is my dog who goes by the name “ET.” ET lacks to sit when commanded to sit and every time he is asked to sit while presented with a treat, he only wags his tail in happiness despite a person telling him to sit. The desired behavior that I want to influence on ET is for him to sit on command. My conditioning plan that will follow throughout this process is presented below. I conditioned ET three times a day for five days straight and followed the conditioning chart if ET was not to obey my command the first time....   [tags: Reinforcement, Operant conditioning, Behaviorism]

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Masculinity in the Works of Herman Melville

- Herman Melville’s novels, with good reason, can be called masculine. Moby-Dick may, also with good reason, be called a man’s book and that Melville’s seafaring episode suggests a patriarchal, anti-feminine approach that adheres to the nineteenth century separation of genders. Value for masculinity in the nineteenth century America may have come from certain expected roles males were expected to fit in; I argue that its value comes from examining it not alone, but in relation to and in concomitance with femininity....   [tags: Moby-Dick Essays]

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A Dogs Life in Up and Downs

- A Dogs Life in Up and Downs Dog care seems to be one of societies greatest undermined problems as streets begin to become littered with stray dogs. On Average there are 7.6 million animals put into shelters nationwide. A whopping 3.9 million relates specifically to dogs, and to make matters even more precarious 2.7 million are put down. And only 1.3 million are adopted, is it the dog’s fault. Or are humans to blame for not properly caring for them. Dogs have an instinct to reproduce and a fertile dog will reproduce on average once a year and this deals with 4-6 puppies on average....   [tags: dog care, having puppy, shelters, abuse]

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My Lesson Plan on the Life Cycle

- In order to prepare myself to teach my TEK, (Grade 2 TEK 10(C): “Investigate and record some of the unique stages that insects undergo during their life cycle,”) I have done some researching on the life cycles of different species, thought of questions teachers might ask before teaching the lesson plan or students might have during it, and ways to relate it to topics learned in previous NSC classes. Before beginning teaching the life cycles of a frog, bumble bee, butterfly/moth, and dragonfly one must become very familiar with the material....   [tags: Grade 2 teaching plan]

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The Massospondylus Carinatus Fossils

- ... 1.2 ) Dating and naming of the fossils The fossil was named Massospondylus (massōn, "longer") (spondylos, "vertebra") this name comes from the Greek. In 1854 by Sir Richard Owens 1.3) Description of main fossil/s found at the site Massopondylus carinatus, was a medium sized herbivore, had a small head and large eye sockets . large teeth and nostrils, its upper jaw jutted out beyond its bottom jaw and had a variety of tooth types. Scientists are not sure whether this animal was a herbivore or carnivore, but evidence from the stomach proves that it was a herbivore....   [tags: jurassic period, dinosaur]

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The Striped Dolphin

- Introductory Page I chose dolphins because they are such elegant creatures, even though wild dolphins are often dangerous. Dolphins are my favorite creatures in the world, and people ought to respect them more. They are the second smartest animal in the world. They nurture their young for most of their lives. They also socialise with any creature, unless they show signs of harm. Dolphins make very popular playmates and will come up to humans for almost anything. They rely on each other to live. They learn quickly and communicate well with one another....   [tags: Animals]

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Degradation of mRNA in Eukaryotes

- INTRODUCTION Unicellular organisms, such as bacteria, have to be able to react and respond to the changes in environment. Nutrient starvation, temperature change and different alterations in environment require the cell to respond by producing various proteins, which then take action in controlling the response mechanisms. Eukaryotic cells of a multicellular organism have different phenotypes and perform different functions even if their DNA code is completely identical. For example, the lymphocytes of the immune system are the only cells in an organism to produce the antibodies, while red blood cells are the only cells making haemoglobin, the protein which transports the oxygen....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Prescribed Fire and White-Tailed Deer

- White-tail deer are very unique animals that live in many different climates and ecosystems. They rely on most of the natural resources in woodland and grassland environments. These different environments can be manipulated greatly by the use of fire. Since deer are very important in the people best interest economically with the sport of hunting generating billions of dollars a year in the U.S., it is up to the people to help maintain the environment in which they live. Performing prescribed burns can increase food and cover availability along with many other advantages....   [tags: environment, burn, grassland, shelter, vegetation]

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Effects of Ability on Depression

- Does Administering Abilify Decrease Depression in Rats. Depression, for the purpose of this paper, is defined as the lethargy and immobility a rat experiences when put into a tank full of water during a forced swim test (Wee, Wang, Woolverton, Pulvirenti, & Koob, 2007). It is measured by the inability of the rat to swim, climb or keep their heads above the water over a short span of time (Arunrut, Alhandre, Chen, Cha, & Russo-Neustadt, 2009). Typically, in a forced swim test, the rat will swim hard for approximately 10 minutes, then give up and float until the experimenters take them out....   [tags: animal testing, rats, saline]

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Dermal Protection in Mammalian Species

- ... (Vickaryous and Hall 2006) It is important to note, that unlike animals, such as turtles, the carapace is not directly connected the spine or ribs of the armadillo. (Vickaryous and Hall 2006) The mechanism in which armadillos use their shell to protect themselves is also very different than how a turtle would use its shell. The tiles of the osteoderms are connected to each other via collagen fibers known as Sharpeys’ fibers (Fig. 2). These fibers add tensile strength to the shell, allowing for the shell to be more durable, while also not requiring it to be entirely rigid....   [tags: animals, reptiles, armadillo]

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Marine Mammals and Fossil Records

- The fossil record demonstrates that mammals re-entered the marine realm on at least seven separate occasions. Five of these clades are still extant, whereas two are extinct. the degree to which each of these clades has adopted an aquatic lifestyle. Both Cetacea and Sirenia originated at about the same time and were fully aquatic by the end of the Eocene epoch. Each of these evolutionary histories is different from the others based on which changes in each anatomical system occurred. Despite this finding, they all have one change in common at the very beginning....   [tags: Mammals, Marine, Aquatic Lifestyle, Water]

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The Meningeal or Brain Worm

- The Meningeal Worm Infestation of up to 20 meningeal worms has been discovered in a single deer’s subdural cavity. The white tail deer is the preferred host, but they rarely ever suffer from any sickly or neurological problems from this type of worm. We will see severe signs in llamas and alpacas; these are the two animals that can become infected with it frequently. The meningeal worm can cause damage to the central nervous system and could result in death so it is important to try and catch it early and learn about how to prevent this deadly worm....   [tags: cause for neurological diseases]

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An Inside Look at Cheetas

- ... Today, cheetahs are located in a few remote regions of the world. The settlement of humans in their natural habitat and the fact they are hunted for their fur attributes to their decline. Today they are confined to parts of Eastern and Southwestern Africa. The Science Times Book of Mammals Habitat: Cheetahs can be located in various habitats; however they thrive best in areas that have abundant prey. They fit nicely into their chosen niche. They prefer dry, grasslands, like semi-desert, prairies that have thick brush....   [tags: big felines, acinonyx jubatus]

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The Death Of A Pet

- When family members and close friends die people are often left experiencing grief and it might take some time before they adjust to the loss of a loved one. Most of the time a pet does not live as long as their owners, and even though a family might be able to get another pet once one dies, the death of a pet can be just as devastating to someone as the death of a close friend or family member. Coltrane Pschorr lived in several boats as a child, and this experience left him without much contact with other children....   [tags: Cat, Pet, Positron emission tomography, Death]

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Cross Infection Or Co Infection

- Cross-infection or co-infection has been reported in human populations (Gimenes et al., 2014). Most studies showed the co-infection in the same tissue tropism such as oral and anogenital cross infection (Liu et al., 2015). Some case studies reported the cross-tissue infection by same HPV types (Choi & Lee, 2016; Paolini et al., 2015; Torres et al., 2015). Gamma HPV types were detected in both cutaneous and mucosal tissues indicating a dual-tropism of HPV may exist (Bolatti et al., 2016; Ostrbenk et al., 2015; Torres et al., 2015)....   [tags: Immune system, Infection, Infectious disease]

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History of the Polygraph

- Since the father of lies deceived Eve in the Garden of Eden man has been telling lies and other men have been trying different ways to detect the truth. Some of these ways of detecting the truth were crude but they were the pioneers to today’s polygraph test. A heated dagger placed on the tongue determined the amount of saliva in the speaker's mouth. Supposedly, the more saliva, the greater likelihood the speaker was communicating the truth. The ancient Hindus demanded those accused of lying to chew rice and spit it onto a consecrated leaf for observation....   [tags: Detecting Truth in History]

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Animal Life Cycle Report

- The ladybug life cycle is a 4-stage process called complete metamorphosis. It begins as an egg. Female ladybugs lay their eggs in clusters or lines of 10-15 on the underside of leaves, and can lay up to 2,000 eggs in her lifetime. This placement of laid eggs is to protect the eggs from being eaten by predators as well as weather. Ladybug eggs look like tiny yellow jelly beans. After about 4 days, the eggs hatch and the larva will come out and look for tiny mites or aphids to eat, which hopefully is close by if the mother ladybug laid her eggs in a good spot close to food....   [tags: biology, existance process]

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Differences in Absentees in the Workplace between Smokers and Non-smokers

- The unit of observations were random samples of twenty-five various employees divided into two distinct, independent populations, smokers and non-smokers. Then data on their absences from work for the previous year were obtained and used in this statistical inference. Because of a strong association between smoking and ill-health, it is generally accepted that smokers miss more work than their non-smoking counterparts. Does the smoker miss more work than the non-smoker. Data from these random samples were used to draw a conclusion…....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sexual Selection as a Determinant of Certain Traits

- Sexual Selection as a Determinant of Certain Traits If you were a male would you rather have a beautiful, impressive, long tail that attracts a lot of women or would you rather have a shorter, less attractive tail that enables you to escape from predators more easily. Living out in the wild among many potential predators, a shorter tail would seem more logical since it would be a more useful trait than a good-looking one. Though the most logical choice, it is not always the case. In many species, traits that would normally be considered awkward or cumbersome are actually favorable....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Transport of Substances Across the Plasma Membrane

- The Transport of Substances Across the Plasma Membrane The plasma membrane or, the cell surface membrane, is made almost entirely of protein and lipid. The plasma membrane controls the movement of substances into and out of a cell. It is partially permeable so some substances cross more easily than others. The lipids found in the membrane are known as phospholipids. Phospholipids are fat derivatives in which one fatty acid has been replaced by a phosphate group and one of several nitrogen-containing molecules....   [tags: Papers]

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The Beasts and Monsters in Dante's Inferno

- The Inferno is the first section of Dante's three-part poem, The Divine Comedy. Throughout Dante's epic journey into the depths of Inferno he encounters thirty monsters and five hybrid creatures.  The most significant of these monsters are of central importance to his journey and to the narrative, as they not only challenge Dante's presence in Inferno, but are custodians of Hell, keeping in order or guarding the "perduta gente".  In this essay I am concentrating on these prominent beasts, namely Minos, Cerberus, Plutus and Geryon, establishing why they feature in Dante's eschatological vision and discussing the sources which influenced his inclusion of these particular creatures....   [tags: Divine Comedy Inferno Essays]

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Artificial Fish: AUVs Designed to Model Animals

- Artificial Fish: AUVs Designed to Model Animals Humans venture beneath the ocean's surface to collect resources, conduct research, engage in warfare, and perform countless other tasks. The need for increasingly specialized technology to accomplish these tasks has prompted the development of many different designs of submersibles, varying from manned nuclear submarines to Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) dragged behind surface ships, to untethered Autonomous Undersea Vehicles (AUVs) (Blidberg 1)....   [tags: Autonomous Undersea Vehicles Fish Essays]

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Cropping Boxers

- Throw around words such as boxer and ear cropping and people will probably figure you’re referring to the sport know as boxing. Specifically to a notorious world championship bout in which one boxer did indeed crop the ear of another. Our discussion is here, though, it focuses on an entirely different species of boxers, and an entirely different style of ear cropping. The boxer, of course is the boxer dog. A breed that by custom and by standards typically undergoes a surgical procedure designed to turn it’s naturally floppy-style ear into ears that stand tall, stiff, and erect.(Abraham 8) Meanwhile at the other end of the Boxer’s well muscled physique, we find it’s tail, or what...   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Christian View Of Suffering

- A consistent theme of mine is how critically important it is for us to have a foundational understanding about what Christianity is about. Most of us who have been in the church for a while know a few things: God loves us. Jesus forgives our sins. Unless you believe in Jesus you're going to Hell. We can have a relationship with God. We have these scattered bits of theological facts, but what we don't often have is an understanding of how it all fits together. I was wondering today what could be more important for the church than what I'm about to talk about....   [tags: Christian Religion Religious]

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Seamus Heaney – The Skunk Commentary

- Seamus Heaney – The Skunk Commentary Skunk is a poem by Seamus Heaney about his married life. The poem is a tribute to his wife – how living away from home has caused him to miss his married life. Exiled from his wife, Heaney is recalls the skunk which reminds him of his wife. There are two settings in this poem. The first five stanzas are based on memories of California nights, and the last stanza is a recent memory of waiting in bed for his wife as she changed into her nightdress. The theme of this poem is memory, where Heaney recalls memories of his California nights; this is portrayed in “it all came back to me last night”....   [tags: English Literature]

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Physics of the Ollie Skateboard Move

- Missing figures Brief History of Skateboarding. In the beginning, skateboarding consisted of a 2x4 and some old roller-skate wheels. Around the 1950's with the boom in the surfing popularity, skateboarding became more popular. During this time it was known as sidewalk surfing. In the 1960's is when skateboarding really took off. This is when the first skateboards were produced and sold. During this time period skateboarding consisted of cruising around the streets on your board. In 1978 a 15 year old boy by the name of Alan "Ollie" Gelfand invented a trick he called the no-hands air....   [tags: physics skateboarding trick tricks]

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Aircraft Maintenance Practices

- At certain conditions, ice forms around the areas of the aircraft, especially on surfaces that have a vital role in flight or on ground. For example, windscreens, pitot tubes, wings, etc. This, if not prevented, will greatly affect the aircraft performance and may also lead to accident, especially when in flight. The fact that ice accumulation can increase the weight and drag of the aircraft, thus severely reduce its lift. It can damage and clog the holes of the aircraft, as mentioned, which will unable to provide accurate detection for the system....   [tags: ice, wings, windscreen, de-icing]

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Sioux City Crash

- Sioux City Crash INTRODUCTION Aircraft accidents can be a tragic thing. Some people may argue that all are avoidable. But when considering this statement, one must always remember there is an element that is in all accidents. Humans. Either through design, being flown by, or maintained by, humans are in all aspects of flying. As long as humans are in 100% control of an airplane there will be accidents. However, a good side to an accident is it is thoroughly researched by the NTSB....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Scuba Diving

- A scuba diver, submerged under water and surrounded by a multitude of colorful fish, is in his element. To him, there is no beauty like the majesty of the sea. He is fascinated by the life that thrives at the bottom of the sea, but mainly, with the many fish that call it home. Just above the top of the ocean, another man stands on the sand, reveling in the splendor of the sky. In his hand he holds a long string that stretches into the clouds and connects with a magnificent kite. Each man believes his atmosphere to be the most wonderful of all....   [tags: Sea Life]

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Music Industry

- People listen to music for a variety of reasons. Some listen to music to relax in which it serves as a sort of escape from everyday life, some because they are a fan and follow a certain artist, and others because they can relate the lyrics to their own personal experiences. Whichever the case may be, music has and continues to serve an important role in people’s lives. Music has been circulating the air across many cultures for centuries; however, in the last 50 years, the music industry has become an important global industry and an vital area for economic activity on many geographic scales (comp....   [tags: Music, Lyrics ]

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Behemoth and Leviathan

- Britannica classifies the Leviathan as a sea serpent that represents Israel’s enemies and the Behemoth as a powerful hippopotamus. But what are they really. Do they have a deeper meaning. Or are they simply animals that walked the earth. Both of these creatures appear in the book of Job. The Leviathan is also found in other places throughout the Bible in Psalm, Revelation, Isaiah and even sources of mythology. However, the Behemoth is only found in Job 40:14-24. These creatures have puzzled Christians for a number of years, and due to their air of mystery, a lot of self-interpretation goes along with these creatures....   [tags: Theology ]

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Meet the Cheetah

- Cheetah is a fine looking large cat. He is a fast runner. Because he cannot roar, Cheetah is not a member of the 'big cat' family. It is very sad that there are so few alive today. Cheetah has been around for four million years. Fossils have been found all over Earth from Texas to China. About 10,000 years ago, following the last ice age, most Cheetahs were destroyed. Some zoologists, or scientists who study animals, think that a few members of only one Cheetah family survived, the A. jubatus. Today he is called the "true" Cheetah....   [tags: large cats, biological analysis]

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Beneful Commercial analysis

- A strong healthy dog is pulling a wagon of a pretty bag of dog food that looks healthy and tasty. The dog food sets perfect and looks great in the wagon. The little puppy is pulling this big wagon of dog food up a steep winding road, to show his strength from eating Beneful dog food. The wagon with the dog food in it says “Incerdibites Bring out the incredible in your small dog. The advertisers attended audience is anyone who owns a small dog. The ad also says “it’s not the size of your tail it’s how you wag it....   [tags: dog food, advertisement, fear]

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The Role Of Physical And Biochemical Characteristic Of The Variable Domain Of A Heavy Chain Antibody

- This report characterized a novel kind of antibody called nanobodies (molecular weight of only 12–15 kDa) found in Camelids. Understanding the role the physical and biochemical characteristic of the Variable domain of the heavy chain antibody (VHH) of nanobodies (Nbs) plays in the clearance nanobodies from the kidney to the bladder will help advance the application of nanobodies in imaging. Nanobodies have similar properties to conversional antibodies but their bio-distribution and clearance via the kidney is different....   [tags: Immune system, Antibody, Protein, Antigen]

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Travelling Through The Dark By William Stafford And Do Not Go Gentle, By Dylan Thomas

- Poetry is an integral facet of literature that encapsulates the writer’s thinking into a fine design of words that aims at capturing the reader’s attention. Poets are known to choose their words very carefully and the reader must venture into the writer’s world that involves visual images, figures of speech, symbolism and themes in order to get a glimpse of the message. This study will primarily attest to this fact by carrying out an explicit analysis on two famous poems; ‘Travelling through the dark’ by William Stafford and ‘Do not go gentle’ by Dylan Thomas, with the aim of unearthing some of the speech components that have been used in both poems....   [tags: Poetry, Simile, Rage Against the Machine]

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Potential of Discovery: The Robotic Fish and its Potential

- In our lifetime, the ocean has remained untamed and unexplored. “Modern Day” technology has only been able to come so far in venturing out to sea and to the world below the surface. However, in the past 10 years this has all been changed. With research being done throughout the world studying the movement and anatomy of fish, the gap between the surface and the sea floor could be speedily lessening. For years humans have marveled at the speed and grace of most marine life. The lack of drag, the force propulsion, and the ability to live at such impossible depths have been forever the envy of submarines and sea explorers....   [tags: modern day technology, marine life]

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Primates at the Lowery Park Zoo in Tampa, Florida

- ... Their cranial size is the biggest compared to the other two species of primates I have observed. While watching them I’ve noticed that they use their scent in a different way. As my observation continued I noticed they are constantly digging in search of something and when they have found an item of interest they immediately sniff to possibly get a better sense of what they have in their possession. Upon looking at the Mandrill monkeys they have a nub for a tail that usually arches and lays against they back and when on high alert it is stiff and stands at a vertical angle....   [tags: antropoidea, prosimii, field project]

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Intelligent Design is a Fact, Not a Theory

- There are things in the universe and on the planet that point to an intelligent design and that God is that Intelligent Designer. There are many unique items within animals, plants, and human beings. These items are just too unique and complex to have just happened. The intelligent design of these items points to an Intelligent Designer not just chance. Intelligent design is the study of patterns in nature, animals, and human beings that are best explained as the result of intelligence....   [tags: Intelligent Design is a Fact]

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Its Implications on Laminitis

- The term ‘easy keeper’ or ‘easy doer’ is heard often in the horse world when it comes to animals that retain fat fairly easily or that simply maintain their body weight without having to be fed in large amounts. Most people don’t think much of it, while plenty are glad to have horses that are easy to feed. However, that ‘cresty neck’, fat on the tail head and on the sheath or mammary glands of horses can have a lot more to do with their health than most folks take into consideration. Yes, they’re overweight but, in most cases, it doesn’t seem like a very big deal....   [tags: horses, easy keeper, laminitis]

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The Effect Of Water On Plant Water Relations

- Introduction Plant-water relations refers to the relationship between water in plant, water in soil, and water in atmosphere, it studies the movement of water through various means within the plant and different factors that may effect it. One of these factors examined by scientists include cavitation, which occurs when air bubbles enter the xylem water stream and prevents the passage of water through vessels and trachids (Ewers et al., 1998). Water deficiency is one of the most limiting factors in plant growth and food production....   [tags: Statistics, Student's t-test, Transpiration, Leaf]

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