Qualitative Research Essay
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Modern studies in different areas of science are practically impossible without a comprehensive qualitative analysis in many aspects the methods employed are either used wrongly or have little practical effectiveness. As a result, many researchers reject empirical quantitative methods and make hypothesis based on their own vision of the problem that contradicts major principles of science, i.e.: verification of retrieved data.
Advances in Molecular Biology and Their Impact on Society
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Ever since Watson and Crick made a model of the structure of the DNA, major advances in the field of genetics and microbiology in general have developed. These advancements helped scientists and researchers in improving the lives of the general public, from increasing food production to finding new ways to treat deadly diseases.
Human Involvement in Hazardous Evolution
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Seldom do man realise that attempt to eradicate certain species, would trigger more dreadful evolution that put forth highly resistant and stronger variations of that beings. According to Palumbi, one such example was the discovery of DDT a mile stone in revolution against pest that won Paul Muller the 1948 Nobel Prize, but astoundingly, resistant variants of insects that could survive DDT were found even before the Nobel Ceremony took place.
Research Critique Research Paper
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In this paper, we describe the findings of the pilot study, which explored quality of life (QoL) issues in a group of older people with pressure ulcers, and discuss the implications for nursing clinical practice. The implications to the practice of nursing includes further understanding about the impact of pressure ulcers on the lives of older people, revelation about the pain suffered by older people with pressure ulcers and how the use of pressure relieving devices may increase their pain and awareness of the coping mechanisms developed by older patients with pressure ulcers.
Global Degradation of Coral Reefs
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Monitoring of these reefs is therefore an imperative aspect in identifying threats and measures to address them. Remote sensing is the acquirement of information using imaging sensor expertise. Landscape ecologists have been doing well in the field of remote sensing by trying to come up with means of protecting habitat but less has been done in the management of coral reefs ecosystem.
Business Research Methods Essay
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Business Research Methods are those methods and tools that are used by business executives to predict and comprehend the situation and future outcomes related to a certain decision or judgment. These methods are usually accepted throughout the world and help in making reasonable predictions about the future that a certain decision might lead to or the consequences of a definite assessment.
The Effect of Osmosis on Potato Tissue When Placed In Different Concentrations of Sugar Solutions
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(Encyclopaedia Britannica :2005 Deluxe Edition .CD-ROM). Place 4 potato slices -each a quarter of an inch in thickness - in 4 water bowls in which 1,2,3 and 4 spoons of sugar have been dissolved respectively. After leaving the bowls undisturbed for a day we notice that the potato slices in the bowls are shrunken and that the potato slice in the beaker containing water with 4 teaspoons of sugar dissolved in it has shrunk the most.
Research Design
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Geographic research is particularly important in studying the physical phenomenon on the world. They are aimed at producing warranted knowledge through a rigorous academic inquiry. A research will usually involve an organized inquiry in order to justify the claims or in order to prove the hypothesis.
Interferences in the Assay of Serum Albumin Using the Bromcresol Green Indicator
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In clinical medical laboratories the testing for serum albumin, globulins and total protein are standard procedures, performed daily. Theses assays may also be requested STAT or on an emergency basis for patients suffering a crisis situation. The techniques for determining albumin and total protein are numerous and varied.
Qualitative method
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Success or failure of any social research directly depends upon the method chosen. Consequently, in order to choose the most appropriate method of collecting information the researcher must be aware of the peculiarities, advantages and disadvantages of each method applicable to the realm he/she works in.
Soft Systems Methodology
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However, rather than reducing the complexity of the "mess" so that it can be modeled mathematically (hard systems), soft systems strive to learn from the different perceptions that exist in the minds of the different people involved in the situation (Andrews, 2000).
National Student Survey
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In the UK, a third National Student Survey is proposed to be carried out in year 2007. This was a recommendation that NSS be conducted on yearly basis by Quality Assurance Review Framework Group. There are two types of market research methods, the qualitative research and the quantitative research.
Ethics of Gene Therapy
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Each new development is accompanied by acceptance, criticisms and at times even ethical issues. Gene therapy remains one such debated issue with maximum ethical criticisms despite the wide spectrum of benefits it offers to mankind. Gene therapy is a concept derived from cloning domain which defined as the "replication of one or more individual plants or animals, (whole or in parts) through asexual scientific method creating exact copies of the parent cell".
Sustainable Development for a Stable Future
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Despite irrefutable evidence that human society is having a negative effect on the environment, people are continuing with the causal behaviour because they see no alternative and do not wish to tear down society as they know it. The only solution, it seems, for putting a stop to environmentally degrading practises is for businesses and organisations to make fundamental changes in how they are put together and operated.
Pascal's Wager
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Hacking (1975) adds that the wager was the "the first well-understood "the first well-understood contribution to decision theory." This treatise is brought about by Pascal dissatisfaction with the prevailing arguments for the justification of the existence of God.
Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodologies
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Moreover, research studies in the human science fields; such as health and social sciences, not only refine and add to what is already known in theory and practice, it also empowers the professional to capably foresee and manage the complex and constantly changing challenges facing these professions, considering the changing conditions of the human beings (Laws and Marcus, 2003).
Human biology Essay
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The central nervous system (CNS) is the largest part of the nervous system, and includes the brain and spinal cord. The spinal cavity holds and protects the spinal cord, while the head contains and protects the brain. The CNS is covered by the meninges, a three layered protective coat.
Drug Development Process
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The FDA requires examining the efficacy of the drug thru well-controlled trials, the effectiveness of the drug should be determined and the safety of the drug to be developed is checked before approving the medication for market. The Drug Development Process includes 12 steps;
Genetically Modified Foods
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"Scientists and farmers have been genetically modifying plants for hundreds of years," he says. Hybrid corn and tangelos (hybrid of a tangerine and grapefruit), for example, are the result of genetic modification through traditional methods of plant breeding.
Literature Review on Innovation
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The basic meaning of the word "Innovation" is rooted in the Latin word novare, which means 'to make new', from novus or 'new'. Innovation can therefore basically mean 'something newly introduced, such as a new method or device' (Collins, 1991, 798). Innovation was first mentioned sometime in the 15th century, the age of exploration characteristic of the Renaissance marked by the discovery of many new things in geography, science, politics, religion, and in the arts.
English - Genetically Modified Foods
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Animals and plants are becoming genetically engineered, altered at the molecular level to enhance the production of food. These genetic manipulations can lead to larger plants and animals, shorter gestation periods, immunity from certain diseases and better climate adaptability.
Cystic Fibrosis
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The illness was first described in the 1930s with the earlier paper was believed to be published by the Swiss pediatrician Dr. Fanconi who called pancreatic changes in children to be 'celiac syndrome' (Fanconi et al, 753-756). During this time clinical manifestation of the disease in the form of pancreatic malabsorption considered to be due to pancreatic abnormalities with evidence from histological changes at autopsy was reported (Parmalee, 1418-1428; Hess and Sapphire, 1-13).
Research Methodology
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2. The operational parameters should be clearly defined and explained. The clarity in the operational parameters will help in avoiding ambiguities in taking the study to the field and gathering information. When the parameters are defined clearly, it also helps to save time and other resources when field staff are employed to gather information.
Immunosurveillance
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The second approach (immunostimulation) postulates that the immune system itself promotes noeplasic growths because the neoplasic cells themselves develop a very powerful immune system that tends to recognise the invaded organism's own cells as hostile (Ichim, 2005).
Saponification of Triglycerides
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They are distinctive from the fact that at room temperature fats are solid and oils are liquid. In other words, liquid triglycerides are oils, while solid triglycerides are fats (Fessenden et al., 1998). Soapis produced by the saponification (hydrolysis) of a triglyceride.
Normal Distribution
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Then, the data collected is evaluated to find the mean, mode, median, variance and standard deviation. Using the collected data, frequency distribution graph and normal distribution curves are drawn. The normal distribution table is then subjected to the X 2 tests.
Use of animals for scientific research
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Many may defend this practice citing the utilitarian perspective that would justify this practice because of the obvious benefits that it provides to humans who can then develop drugs and methods of treatment that are viable for testing upon humans.
Animal testing – why and why not
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In the movie Legally Blonde 2, one of the subplots is how the lead character’s dog, Bruiser, looks for his mom and discover she is a test animal at a large cosmetic company. Will Smith’s movie I Am Legend featured rats that were being used for animal testing.
Science and Scientific Change
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Today, it is important that we engage ourselves in such debates, because a lot of people claim that truth is discovered not through theology, philosophy, or art, but rather, through science.
Transportation and Security administration
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The aim of this study is to provide a solution in identifying different security capabilities for security at airport that affect the citizens of this nation; besides just equipment. In order to provide other solutions, the paper states that the current strategies are not enough in making this country safe through airport security.
Philosophy
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Wittgenstein’s is an explanation that compounds and merely ‘adds on’ the notion or idea of an explanation, and in Black’s analogy, this amounts to a tautology at best, and at worst, a circular argument – e.g. stamps stick to envelopes, because other stamps stick to envelopes. The following will examine the 'picture theory' of language and how it relates tautologically or as a 'self contradiction'.
The world's oceans, Should Ocean Protected Areas Exist
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Marine protected areas are very much essential for restoring fisheries, promoting marine biodiversity and increasing marine productivity. However, equity and fairness should be ensured while determining marine protected areas so that everyone can benefit from it.
Single slit diffraction & double slit interference
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Interference occur when waves are added together, their sum is determined by the phase and the amplitude of the individual waves. The summed amplitude of the waves can have any value between zero and the sum of the individual amplitudes.
Facing the enigma of Californias Water Crisis
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A list of questions is posed to CalFed, an agency responsible for looking out for the Sacramento Delta waters. Based on findings on California Rivers and the Bay-Delta we put together ways to protect the Sacramento Delta limited resources, and improve water management.
Three Laws in One Life
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Best known as the astronomer who explained planetary motion, Johannes Kepler was born at 2:30pm on December 27, 1571, in Weil der Stadt, Wrttemburg, in the Holy Roman Empire of German nationality. His parents were poor - his father worked as a mercenary and his mother, an inn-keeper's daughter, was known for her involvement in witchcraft.
Headspace Analysis
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The procedure involves the extraction of a volume of the equilibrium gas over the sample (usually about 10 ml) by a syringe through a vial containing a bed of an appropriate absorbent. The vial is placed in line with a gas chromatography column, the vial heated and the vaporized sample swept on the column and the components separated.
History of Measurment
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From the cubit, other measures were developed. The smallest unit of ancient measurement was the digit, the width of a finger. Next to the digit was the palm, equal to 4 digits, and the scale continued up to the cubit, equal to 28 digits. For units smaller than a digit, the Egyptians were the first to invent fractions.
Climate Change Master Essay
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Loss of biodiversity, scarcity in supply of fresh water, ozone depletion and drastic changes in climate has a direct effect on human health. Adding to this, global warming has already affected many lives and poses to endanger many more in the future, if failed to act.
The Relationship Between Soil Properties and Soil Erodibility
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415). The composition of sand, silt and clay in a soil is natural phenomenon and the composition cannot be modified on any large scale by man . Among sandy, loamy and clayey soil loam soil is a ideal textural class .It contains the constituents like sand silt and clay in uniform proportions.
Data Analysis Essay
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Age is a continuous variable when it is used with a decimal point. However, when it is used as an integer value it is then considered to be a discrete value. It has a parametric interval level because its values can be ordered and the distance between different values has meaning (Black 2006, p.9).
Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing
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Many antibiotics are undergo modifications that changes their inherent characteristics such as reduced toxicity, increases solubility, thus giving them the desirable features that they lack being natural. There are several methods developed to test the susceptibility of microorganism towards antibiotics including the Cup Borer method, Ditch method and the Disc Diffusion method.
Global Warming Book Report/Review
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Climate change is increasingly framed as an issue where the threats are severe, increasingly imminent and potentially catastrophic. If the worst predictions of scientists prove to be accurate, then no one will be able to escape the consequences of climate change.
Pulfrich Effect
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Then, the materials were set up in a brightly lit room and were the person who will do the experiment is comfortable with. Then, the pendulum was set up and tucked in the ceiling using some pins and made sure that it can really carry the weight on the other end.
Biological Module
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(c) Chloroplasts: The chloroplasts are special pigments that are designed for trapping the sun's energy and converting substrates absorbed from the soil into food for the plant. This feature is absent in the animal cell. In the mitochondria , the prokaryotic cells received organic and inorganic substances from the host and the host increased ATP output increased cellular efficiency.
Biometric identification
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In the United Kingdom, the House of Commons passed a bill that biometric identification cards are to be made compulsory for every citizen by the year 2010. Biometric identification cards contain embedded chips that store personal information about the citizen like name, signatures, photos, facial scans and iris and retinal scans.
Clinical Chemistry
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The creatinine blood test is done to detect health problems such as kidney damage. it is usually ordered along with a BUN (blood urea nitrogen) test to assess kidney function. Both are frequently ordered as part of either basic or comprehensive metabolic panel (BMP or CMP) groups of tests that are performed to evaluate the function of the body's major organs.
Impending Extinction of Steelhead
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Currently, we are experiencing a decline of animal and plant population with some of them going extinct. Although extinction is a natural process in the course of evolution, as evidenced by the fate of dinosaurs, the rate at which it is occurring today is far from the rates in the history of the earth.
Microbiology
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Using this model, we aim to understand the extent of change in the GI tract microbial count of streptozotocin injected diabetic rats compared to in normal rats based on a comparative assay of their glucose content, lactate content and the ratio of the GI tract to the body weights.
Globalisation: Reshaping the Geographical Imagination
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Michel Foucault states that the space in the contemporary era is defined by the relationship between sites. The problem of site, or placement, arises from demography. "How do home, work and other sites relate to each other" Foucault asserts that the anxiety of our era is fundamentally related to space.
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