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    Death of Science

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    Science Of Death Nathaniel Hawthorne was a writer with many successful stories. From reading those stories it is evident that he had an obsession with science and experimenting with people. In his stories you can find characters (or scientists) trying to find answers that typically end in death. This tragic result shows how one of Hawthorne’s main themes is the misuse of science. The misuse of science that Hawthorne establishes in his stories is assiduous, but is most evident in The Birth Mark.

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    Tithonus and the Eternal Consequences of Decisions "Tithonus" was written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.  The poem's setting is the ancient story of Tithonus.  Tithonus fell in love with Eos, goddess of the dawn, and asked her for immortality.  Unfortunately for Tithonus he did not ask for eternal youth, only eternal life.  He, therefore, grows old but never dies while Eos not only never dies but also never grows old.  What makes Tithonus's situation worse is that "the gods themselves cannot recall

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    The search for the "fountain of youth" or the "elixir of life" is something that we have read about in many myths and fiction stories throughout the year. They are also things real life explorers looked for dating back centuries, the most famous of which is Ponce de Leon whose search of this elusive fountain took him to Florida in the late 1400 's and early 1500 's. However, He was not the first looking for this fountain that is said to give you the power of endless youth, the desire to stay young

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    Preservationism: The Elixir of Greed? “Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” Henry David Thoreau could not have been more lucid in his explanation as to why humans have this inherent trance that has become an unfortunate ethic for far too many people. An ethic of corrupted morals, misunderstandings, and improper knowledge, that could ultimately result in the demise of our beautiful planet. Thoreau is a man that took a philosophy and ethic to his

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    Eisenhower Auditorium was once again rocked by the refreshing and exhilarating performance of hip hop dance by the Compagnie Kafig performers. There was two pieces to the performance that night; Correria and Agwa, both choreographed by the troupe’s artistic director Mourad Merzouki. The troupe is acknowledged for their thrilling combination of hip hop, capoeira, samba, electronic music and bossa nova integrated in their dance routines with the addition of their finest acrobatic skills as publicized

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    History of Biology An Essay on Patent Medicines Containing Sulfa The first antibiotics ever discovered were sulfa drugs which contained chemicals known as sulfonamides and worked at the molecular level. They were first used during the 1930s triggering an astounding revolution in medicine (NIH, 2012). These drugs virtually treated a range of bacterial infections that had the possibility of being fatal such as streptococcal infections (notably scarlet fever, erysipelas, and puerperal sepsis),

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    characters are both deprived of the opportunity to get home sooner; or “return with elixir,” where Odysseus and Ulysses both return to their homes alive the comfort of their wives. In their major plot points, the novel The Odyssey and the motion picture O Brother convey obvious similarities in key elements of their heroes’ journeys such as “crossing the first threshold,” “the supreme ordeal,” and “return with elixir.” Firstly, the main characters of both stories, Odysseus and Ulysses, share qualities

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    back into the Ordinary World and share the Elixir of the Journey. The true Hero returns with an Elixir to share with others or heal a wounded land. The Elixir can be a great treasure or magic potion. It could be love, wisdom, or simply the experience of surviving the Special World. Even the tragic end of a Hero’s Journey can yield the best Elixir of all, granting the audience greater awareness of us and our world. The Hero may show the benefit of the Elixir, using it to heal a physical or emotional

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    Sulfanilamide Disaster

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    Unfortunate events have catalysed the development of medicines regulation more than the evolution of a knowledge base. In 1937 the death of over 100 people in the United States by using a Sulfanilamide elixir is one such event. Summary: In the 1930s, Sulfanilamide, a drug used to treat streptococcal infections, had been shown to have dramatic curative effects used as a tablet and powder form. As a result there was a demand for the drug in a liquid form. In 1937, S.E. Massengil Company created a

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    voltammetry can be used to study kinetics, mechanisms, synthesis, and quantitative analysis. In the following experiment, cyclic voltammetry will be used to study the concentration of acetaminophen in children’s pain reliever. The analysis of the elixir concentration was found to be 28.1 mg/L; given that the specified concentration was 32 mg/L. The percent error of the analysis was found to be 12.1 %.   Introduction: Electrochemistry is a large branch in the disciplines of chemistry. Within electrochemistry

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