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The Negative Impact of Animal Testing - 1.2 Current Situation With the increasing number of researches increasing to take place for different purposes including industrial and health purposes, animal testing is also increasing in number. Many non governmental organisation are against animal testing and this has caused a very large impact on the opinion the society used to have towards animal testing. This has caused different people to have different personal views on animal testing. Recent studies show that about 20 million animals are being killed as they are used in animal testing (Andre & Velasquez, n.d.)....   [tags: ethical issues, incompativility ]
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Animal Testing: The Future of Pharmaceuticals - Millions of chemicals have been discontinued in everyday uses, such as in plant poisons, through animal testing, they have been donned to be unsafe for people and environment. Without animal testing, the general public would still be using these hazardous chemicals. Many humanitarians may be opposed to testing chemicals on animals, but if scientists didn’t test on animals, individuals would have to test the deadly chemicals or live in a world where people don’t know if the chemicals they are using are poisonous and lethal to the human society....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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The Controversial Topic of Genetic Testing - Genetic testing has become a highly controversial issue among both the general population and the scientific community. It is a process that exposes a person’s entire genome sequence, allowing it to be read and evaluated to identify potential risks for genetic diseases or diseases that could be passed onto offspring (Holt Productions, 2012). With thousands of genetic tests already being used, and more being established, it seems logical to put this growing technology to use. Some agree that it is a person’s right to know and understand his or her genetic makeup....   [tags: genome sequence, dna, embryonic]
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The Evils of Cosmetic Animal Testing - A lot of people buy cosmetic products being ignorant to the fact that, that one product has killed a lot of animals. How would you like being sprayed with poisonous liquids, taking poisonous eye drops?, or being fed toxic substances. Cosmetic factories have been doing these inhumane things and more to innocent animals for years. According to PETA, every year, millions of animals are poisoned and killed in barbaric tests that were crudely developed as long ago as the 1920s to evaluate the toxicity of consumer products and their ingredients....   [tags: Cosmetic Products]
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Animal Testing: Is it Right or Wrong? - ... The level of irritation to the eyes is scored numerically by observation of the three major tissues of the eye (cornea, conjunctiva, and iris).[1] Rabbits suffer from redness, bleeding, ulcers, and even blindness, and are likely killed upon completion of the experiment” (aavs.org). What the Anti-Vivisection Society is stating about how the rabbits are treated proves that these animals’ lives are taken away from them for something as meaningless as a facial product for humans. It must be recognized how cruelly these animals are being treated, and people must take a stand for them....   [tags: animal cruelty and abuse]
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The Controversy Over Animal Testing - From when you are a baby to when you are an adult animal testing is used in your everyday products. From the Pampers you put on as a baby and the Johnson and Johnson you are washed with. To when you are older the Febreeze, Sunsilk, and Gillette you use.( Companies That do Test on Animals) Animal testing surrounds you in every act of life. “The guess is around 100 million animals are used worldwide in animal testing.” (Animal Rights) Animal testing is rooted from natural curiosity. How the insides of a living organism operate and look is an interesting idea....   [tags: animal rights, argumentative, persuasive]
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The Controversy of Animal Testing - Imagine being forced to move away from your home and from your family with no say in the matter. You are moved to an unfamiliar environment where you aren’t able to choose how you live your life. You don’t get to decide when or what you will eat. You can’t choose what you will do with your time and who you will spend it with. You are confined into a small area and you are completely alone. These are the conditions that many animals are forced to live under. Animal testing is defined as the use of non-human animals in research and development projects (dictionary.com)....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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The Rights of Testing on Animals - Animal testing can harm many different species of animals for our selfish needs of being safe and no harm coming to humans. Many animals are at risk when scientists test on them for products animals do not have the necessary need for them. Health problems, testing, alternatives and student surveys, and rebuttal make testing very wrong in every point of view. An animal’s daily life in a testing room is very stressful and life risking every second. Even with the Animal Welfare Act protecting many animals “95% of animals used in experiments are not protected by the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA), which excludes birds, rats and mice bred for research, and cold-blooded animals such as reptile...   [tags: science, animal abuse, ]
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Genetic Testing in the Workplace - Genetic Testing in the Workplace Testing of one kind or another has always been very common in the job application process, whether it’s the testing of one’s skill sets through an application or drug testing. Now, through scientific advances of the Human Genome Project, a new type of testing has become available to employers: genetic testing. This new sort of testing would detect any genetic problems in a potential employee’s DNA, including genetic predisposition for disease and possible health concerns in the future....   [tags: invasion of privacy, politics, ethics]
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Animal Testing Needs to be Stopped - ... Cosmetic, cleaning supplies, and other companies that do not receive government aid are not regulated on how they use animals (DeMello,Margo). There are many reports of animals showing distress chewing of their fur, pacing, and self-mutilation. Scientists have reported mice grieving after they witnessing other mice being injected with acetic acid (McCance, Dawne). Not only is animal testing inhuman it is also inaccurate at times. Animals and humans differ from each other immensely. Michael O....   [tags: Cruelty, Lab]
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Should Animal Testing be Banned? - Its’ another morning and the room is white. There are bars all around and the smell of cleaner is everywhere. Soon I see a person holding a tube of something. The person is coming towards me. Suddenly I’m out of the bars and sitting on a table. The person held me down and put the tube against me. It burns. I want to run but cant. My heart rate goes up and I start to tremble. This will be done several times a day with several different tubes. Law requires I get pain medication but it is minimal and wears off quickly....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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The Influence of Testing Potential Employees - One of the most important decisions that an organization can make is the hiring of prospective employees. It is illogical for an organization to employ an individual that cannot perform their assigned duty. Why would any organization spend large sum of money in training an individual that will not be beneficial to their organization. Therefore, it is reasonable for organizations to filter out the undesirable applicants. According to Dessler (2011) once an organization have a group of applicants, their next stage is to decide on the best person for the job....   [tags: business, hiring employees]
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Animal Testing Should Be Banned - Did you know that the shampoo you use was probably forced down the throat of a rabbit, cat, or maybe even a dog. Each year, millions of animals are used to test how safe and effective products, such as cosmetics, are. They are genetically modified, force-fed harmful chemicals, blinded, scalded, and maimed. How could one not object to this awful cruelty. Animal testing should be banned because it is cruel, unnecessary, inaccurate, and expensive. The very first reason why animal testing should be banned is elementary: it is cruel and unnecessary....   [tags: Animal Rights] 538 words
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Different Categories of Genetic Testing - Genetic testing is basically the analysis of an individual’s DNA to determine if they are susceptible to certain diseases or are carriers which can lead to their offspring suffering from a genetic disorder. Genetic testing is able to do so by indicating if there are any abnormalities or mutations in a person’s chromosomes, genes, or proteins. According to the Genetics Home Reference which is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, “more than 1,000 genetic tests are currently in use, and more are being developed (Genetics Home Reference, 2014).” There are three different categories of genetic testing which include gene tests, chromosomal tests, and biochemical tests....   [tags: genetic disorders, chromosomal tests]
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Genetic Testing and Newborn Screening - Genetic testing is the process of sequencing six billion letters of a human genome to possibly discover genetic differences, such as how cells carry the same genome but at the same time look and function different. Genetic testing is also the process that can give foresight into pathological diseases such as different types of cancer. Millions of babies are tested each year in the United States by a process known as newborn screening. Newborn screening can detect disorders that will occur later in life and try to treat them earlier in life....   [tags: genetic differences, cancer]
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A Case Against Animal Testing - ... They also like to test on mice because they are ninety eight percent similar to humans genetically. Why is animal testing wrong Although some animal tests to benefit us there are many tests that do not and that is only one of the things wrong with animal testing. The main problem that is involved with animal testing is that the tests are cruel to animals. These animals are locked in cages, deprived of food and water, restrained for a prolonged amount of time, inflicted with burns to see their healing process, and by asphyxiating them with Carbon Dioxide....   [tags: animal abuse, alternatives]
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The Negative Effects of Prenatal Testing - Prenatal tests show the possibility of a child having a genetic disorder, such as Down Syndrome which leads many parents to choose abortion. When it comes to prenatal testing there are many different testing options. Screening tests for example, which are the first tests that are done on the fetus. During the first ten to thirteen weeks of a pregnancy, a woman can get a first trimester screening done. This is an ultrasound and maternal blood test that tests for the genes of Down Syndrome and Trisomy 18....   [tags: genetic disorder, designer babies]
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The Benefits of Genetic Testing - Genetic testing is a voluntary type of medical test used to identify changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins. This type of medical test checks for alterations in an individual's genes or changes in levels of gene products, proteins. Genetic testing could also be used to look for structure of certain proteins, and for levels of RNA that play a role in certain conditions. The purpose of the test is to indentify genetic problems or possible risk for developing genetic disease. What could genetic testing be used to identify....   [tags: genes, chromosomal condition]
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Standardized Testing and Social Interaction - The need for an indicator of academic preparation and college placement yielded the American College Testing. Since the early 1900’s, standardized college admission test has been the forefront of getting into college. Student success in college has used standardized testing as an effective tool for predicting success. Various studies have shown the importance of ACT testing as being a reliable source in predicting a student’s success. However, other studies have shown the lack of importance and ineffective indicators that come with standardized testing....   [tags: SAT, ACT, academic preparation]
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The Debate Over Animal Testing - Currently there are millions of animals being used for testing for such items like make-up and hair products. When thinking about what these mice, rabbits, cats, dogs and multiple other animals have to endure for such testing it comes to mind that there has to be another way; however, there are other important testing these animals are being used for. Just like testing for cosmetics these animals are also being use for medical testing in trying to find cures for not only human diseases, but also animal illness too....   [tags: ethics, humane treatment, human cells]
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No Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients - Over many years, America has experienced change in a variety of ways that has impacted people and their way of life. Traditionally, a person works to earn money that will in turn provide basic needs for their family and without a reliable source of income; it makes it virtually impossible to make ends meet. Before government assistance (what we to as welfare) ever came available to help families in need, people were forced to go without, inevitably affecting their state of health. Over time, as leadership and circumstance changed, there became government programs established to assist the public in meeting basic needs....   [tags: Poverty, Government, Programs]
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Human Resources Testing of Candidates - Introduction Among some of the most critical decision that human resource has to make is the biggest decision to hire the right person for the job. After the initial application and interviewing has been done, HR has a potential candidate; they must conduct an application screening. I will discuss HR process of testing application on their ability to perform the job and credit reports use to determine if the candidate is a good or bad candidate to hire. Testing The question is what test does HR use....   [tags: HR Human Resources]
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Water Quality Testing and Health - Water is necessary for life, and clean drinking water is essential. Approximately 160 years ago, it was determined that water was a vehicle for disease using typhoid and cholera as examples (Stevens et al. 2003). Since that discovery, there had been a significant decrease in the commonality of water-borne pathogenic deaths. Yet, there have been more than one hundred types of entric viruses found from human feces alone. Examples include Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 (Maya et al....   [tags: Health Care]
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The Harm of Animal Testing - Throughout history, animal testing has played an important role in leading to new discoveries and human benefit. However, what many people forget are the great numbers of animals that have suffered serious harm during the process of animal testing. Animal testing is the use of animals in biological, medical, and psychological studies. The development and enhancement of medical research has been based on the testing of animals. There are many questions being asked if animal research is good or not or if the benefit for us is way greater the abuse of animals....   [tags: Animal Rights, Medical Research]
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Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing - Genetically, individuals are 99.9% similar to each other and the other .1% is what makes us unique and different from one another. Humans carry proteins needed for survival and are used for metabolization, fighting infections, and behavior factors. Our cells have 46 strands of DNA which encompasses millions of particles known as a nucleotides ( A,C,T, G). A gene is an important sequence of nucleotides that encodes proteins. The order of these four nucleotides are essential for our life survival....   [tags: dna, rna, huntingtons disease]
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Random Drug Testing in Schools - ... 11)How are we supposed to maked the world of our students and children a safer place, if our students and children are meeting with drug dealers. Evidently, if our students WERE safe, they wouldn’t be doing drugs in the first place. As you can see, if we were to drug test students, we could stop them from using drugs and have a deterrent from using them. Then they’d be safer because they wouldn’t be around the wrong people. The implementation of random drug testing in schools could be very effective in deterring students from using drugs....   [tags: safety, students, deterrent ] 595 words
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The Cruelty of Animal Testing - There are nearly 26 million animals in the United States who are tested for commercial and scientific use. The AWA- Animal Welfare Act- provides limitations on which animals institutions and scientists can use. Since 1850, the AWA protected about 1,134,693 animals, but has left about 25 million other animals to be scientifically and commercially used. The fact that there are about 25 million animal species not protected by the AWA has many people against animal testing. The AWA sets minimum housing standards and also requires regular inspections by veterinarians....   [tags: ethical issues, animal welfare]
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The Problems with Standardized Testing - Educational tools enable students to learn and allow teachers to asses these students, but how is evaluating these students in the same way and even lowering their marks and averaging them out a representation of how well that students are doing and what they are truly capable of achieving. As Albert Einstein once said “Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid”. In the same sense, that if a teacher were to judge a student’s intelligence and ability based off their exam score, the teacher may not see what the student’s true potential is....   [tags: US Education System, Examination]
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Animal Testing is Animal Cruelty - Animal Testing is Animal Cruelty The way I look at animal testing is a form hateful cruelty. None of these people care about if it hurts or kills the animals. The cruelty has been going on long enough and I think it is time to stop. What people do not know is that animal’s react a different way to drugs as humans do, so scientist cannot apply the results to humans. Many animals go through screaming, unbearable, horrific; you cannot even imagine pain when they go through test for products that you use every day such as: Cosmetics, Household Products, Medical Products, even Iams dog products....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients - There are suggestion that welfare recipients need to be drug tested, to make sure that taxpayers are not paying for their drug habits. Why would you want to give government benefits to someone who may, either directly or indirectly use the benefits to support their drug habit. Why can’t we drug test welfare recipients. Last year, Utah Republicans passed and enacted a law that mandated drug testing for welfare recipients. Many people argue that “forcing the welfare recipient to concede to waive their rights to random drug testing is unconstitutional and could be considered, blackmail.”(Drug Testing American Civil Liberties Union)....   [tags: Welfare Reform Essays]
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Drug Testing and Public Assistance - Our country has faced many issues in Social Welfare and many of these issues have become a hot topic around the drinking fountain at work. Everything from the viability of social security, unemployment insurance, supplemental security income, medicare and medicaid, private insurance and the managed care system, section 8 housing assistance, and food stamps and temporary assistance to needy families. These issues generate a lot of strong feelings on either side. In this paper I will be discussing arguments for and against drug testing for welfare recipients, particularly recipients of food stamps and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families....   [tags: social welfare, food stamps, medicaid]
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The Necessity of Animal Testing - The roots of animal experimentation began in the early 1600s when the world expressed in interests on the functions of animals and their uses in human life. However, it wasn’t until the incident regarding the drug thalidomide in 1960 did the government make it a requirement for drugs be tested on animals. During the incident, millions of women took the medication believing that it would be a source of relieve from morning sickness, not knowing however that it would cause irrevocable effects on their unborn children (Watson 4)....   [tags: Genetic Makeup, Computer Models]
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The Pros of Animal Testing - Albert Sabin, the developer of the polio vaccine once said, “Without animal research, polio would still be claiming thousands of lives each year.” Polio is a deadly disease caused by a virus that spreads from person to person. This infectious disease renders the brain and spinal cord helpless while also ensuring a permanent case of paralysis to the victim. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “…13,000 to 20,000 para-lytic cases were reported annually,” before the 18th century....   [tags: ethical issues, albert sabin, polio]
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SAT and ACT: Testing or Traumatizing? - There are two tests that have been known to perpetually traumatize high school students across the United States of America: ACT and SAT. Just the thought of having to sit in a quiet room for hours while being bombarded by question after question is enough to send even the most prepared student into an anxiety attack. A student’s entire academic future depends on this one test, from deciding where to go to college, what scholarships will be available, to the level of success in college. With so much depending on one test, students end up using memorization, guessing, and cheating to get the best grade with only a few students actually devoting themselves to studying and true learning....   [tags: anxiety-ridden students, academic hability]
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Projective Testing for Analyzing Personality - Projective tests are a measure for analyzing personality. They are established in the idea of Sigmund Freud’s theory of unconscious processes. Projective techniques were first sought out as a means for people to unconsciously project their personality on to obscure or vague stimuli, possibly revealing the patient’s internal conflicts and hidden emotions. Projective testing has been found to significantly differ from other objective psychological tests through the range of possible responses making them difficult to standardize and evaluate (Trull, 2005)....   [tags: Psychology]
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Animal Testing For Scientific Purposes - Animal Experimentation has been around for centuries. In fact, animal testing dates back to the days of Aristotle. During these times, scientists would dissect animals to test surgical procedures before using these procedures on humans, which is similar to what we do now. Today, vivisection, the use of animals for scientific purposes, helps and hinders medical research and development. Therefore, there are many pros and cons to animals testing for scientific research. So far animal testing has resulted in the increase of countless human and animal lives and life expectancies around the world....   [tags: Animal Experimentation, History, Polio, Rubella]
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Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients - The history of social welfare can be traced back to ancient times, but the time most influential to the start of social welfare programs in the United States occurred during the great depression. In 1935, then President Theodore Roosevelt introduced the Social Security Act. This act guaranteed pensions, unemployment insurance, and help for children and the disabled. The Works Progress Administration was also put in to place and helped unemployed people find jobs (HISTORY.COM-New Deal). A proposition to mandate drug testing for recipients has been brought up in more recent times, namely by Governor Rick Scott (R) of Florida....   [tags: Welfare Reform Essays]
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The Morality of Animal Testing - Since the beginning of time animals have been sacrificed for the benefit of mankind from on a traditional altar form to the lab table. The morality of animal testing is being increasingly questioned, becoming a hot topic in the media. Where does it say that because humans can express degrees of pain it is okay to test on animals instead. Both humans and animals are not only genetically similar but structurally as well, but animals also react differently to disease. Animals are tested on because humans have a superior feeling towards them because they are able to communicate and appear differently....   [tags: animals, sacrificed, experiments]
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Makeup and Testing of Asthma Medication - Introduction Asthma is a persistent airway inflammatory disease; a condition that brings about persistent inflammation, remodeling and hyperresponsiveness in airways (AHR) (Royce et al., 2009 & Mookerjee et al., 2006). These processes results to fibrosis (deposition of collagen) in the airways which leads to their obstruction as noted by Tang et al. (2009) and Mookerjee et al. (2005). Holgate et al. (2009) further indicates that common environmental allergens like pollen and ovalbumin leads to production of IgE antibody which is also believed to cause asthma, thus putting it in allergic disorders’ category....   [tags: Mice Models, Nebulization]
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Genetic Testing or Genetic Screening - Genetic testing, also known as screening, is a rapidly advancing new scientific field that can potentially revolutionize not only the world of medicine, but many aspects of our lives. Genetic screening is the sequencing of human DNA in order to discover genetic differences, anomalies, or mutations that may prove pathological. As genetic screening becomes more advanced and easily accessible, it presents society with difficult questions that must be asked about the boundaries of science and to what degree we are allowed to tamper with the human genome....   [tags: prenatal genetic screening, diagnosis]
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The Problems With College-Entrance Testing - One of the most stressful experiences for a high school senior is the search for the college. So once these senior students finally develop a plan, why is it that they may not be able to achieve what they desire. Colleges and universities today are becoming more and more competitive, sometimes to the point of exclusive. With that it is fair to say that entrance to certain schools may be more difficult and extensive than the others based on popularity and demand. When this happens, colleges are looking for the best of the best in academics, the student who will represent and be the best for their institution....   [tags: Standardized Tests in College Admissions]
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The Disadvantages of Standardizing Testing - Our teachers spend time on the memorization of specific words that will be on the state test, not vocabulary building exercises. Educators have pep rallies that take educational time away from lesson plans and teaching, in order to have the students learn cheers expressing how well they are going to do on the state test. Excess teacher and administration time is spent figuring out game plans, but not for teaching students, rather for figuring out how to increase test scores. Meanwhile, when students are truly excited about exploring a topic in depth, they are shut down because there is no time to learn, only time to memorize items that might be on these tests....   [tags: Academic Success, Learning] 922 words
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Public Education and Standard Testing - ... (Brimijoin). Teachers can greatly influence the results on standardized tests and the education the students receive. Standardized test have no use without the students who take them and the students rely on them. Unfortunately, the uncertainty of standardized testing is that it doesn’t provide a clear picture of a student’s knowledge and skill of subject matter, or the interrelatedness to other content areas. (Moore). Since standardized test can’t provide a clear picture for a student, these test shouldn’t really make the decisions of a student’s educational future....   [tags: Teaching, Students, Evaluation] 892 words
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An Argument Against Animal Testing - There have been many attempts to validate the case against animal rights. It has been perceived that humans are separate beings from animals not only on a physical level, but also through rational autonomy and morality. There is a forgotten aspect in this argument though. Within society there are many people who do not have these qualities, including the mentally disabled and babies (Singer). This creates the assumption that to consider animals deficient of rights is to insinuate that the mentally disabled and babies are void of rights as well....   [tags: Rational Autonomy, Morality]
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Ethical Issues of Standarized Testing - In the contemporary American education system, high risk standardized testing has resulted in a monumental shift in the classroom to a focus on extensive test preparation, as well as a large influx of instructors cheating and alternating their students tests; both can be seen as a direct consequence of the heightened incentives and punishments placed upon teachers. Many teachers have taken acceptable measures in improving their students’ scores, such as simply “teaching to the test”, and taking class time to teach test taking techniques and procedures often resulting in a significant loss in time for other important standards and benchmarks that are not tested on....   [tags: school tests, student's scores, education system]
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Prostate Cancer and PSA Testing - Introduction Prostate Cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer affecting men and the second leading cause of cancer death among American men (Qaseem, Denberg, Owens, & Shekelle, 2013). Medical professionals have been using prostate specific antigen (PSA) screenings along with digital rectal exam (DRE) for many years to screen for prostate cancer. PSA was first identified in 1966 in semen, followed by the identification of PSA in blood in 1979. The PSA test has been approved for use since 1994 to detect early prostate cancer....   [tags: Pros, Cons, Prostate Cancer]
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Genetic Testing and Reproductive Freedom - To many people today, the journey to personhood begins in the process of In Vitro Fertilization –IVF. The dramatic advances in this field has led to the ability for genetic alterations associated with diseases and other inherited characteristics. These two independent fields of genetic testing and IVF each present some issues that are technically, legally and ethnically complicated. Genetic testing allows for parents to choose which embryos to implant in a woman based on the genetic tests results....   [tags: Genetic Engineering]
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Psychological Testing of Sexual Preference - I was most taken by chapter five on psychological testing of sexuality preference. I was always curious how it is possible to take this intangible and abstract feeling of sexual attraction and turn it into concrete data. It is natural for a psychologist to attempt to turn abstract data into concrete data where they can diagnose and treat symptoms of a disorder. Now, on their own, the diagnostics tests can gleam valuable information about a person’s inner psychology. However their terrible power lies in the interpretation and application of the results....   [tags: Symptoms, Diagnostic Tests]
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Morality of Animal Testing - "Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and the answer is: 'Because the animals are like us.' Ask the experimenters why it is morally OK to experiment on animals, and the answer is: 'Because the animals are not like us.' Animal experimentation rests on logical contradiction." stated Professor Charles R. Magel ("Animal Testing 101"). We all use some product that has been tested on animals. Something as simple as the soap we use every morning in the shower has been tested on an animal....   [tags: Animal Rights] 1398 words
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Animal Testing for Research - All over the planet, animals are locked in cages, away from their habitat and against their will, in testing laboratories where they just seat defenseless and in fear for the unknown. It is a common practice that animals are used for medical testing in order to find compatibility chemicals to either, cure certain diseases, or as simple as hair products and skin cosmetics. The use of these types of chemicals in animals is to prevent testing on humans and cause some type of injury due to incompatible organism with the human body....   [tags: human society, animal experimentation]
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Animal Testing Is Wrong - Animal testing has been around since the third and fourth centuries BC, when it was performed by Greek philosopher-physicians. However, it is unknown when people began to question this process. In today’s society, the idea of testing products on animals has become more and more controversial with numerous groups being created and becoming even more vocal. While people will decide for themselves where they stand in this argument, I would hope that most would agree that animal abuse is wrong. So, if animal abuse is wrong and animal testing can be, and usually is, much more painful and severe than animal abuse; why can’t people agree on the subject of animal testing....   [tags: anatomy, greek philosopher]
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Alternative to Animal Testing - Alternatives to Animal Testing Animal testing has become a controversial issue among many people in the world today. Some of these people involved in this controversial debate believe that animal testing is unethical and should be replaced by other methods. The other group of people in this debate believe that animal testing is necessary in order to research new products that cannot be tested on humans. Traditional animal testing forces animals to undergo numerous experiments for different forms of research....   [tags: science, unethical issues, inhumane treatment]
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Overview of Genetic Testing - 2014 The National Institutes of Health Genetics Home Reference defines genetic testing as “a type of medical test that identifies changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins”. Genetic testing is used to determine if there are variations, additions or deletions in the DNA of a genome. These differences in DNA sequencing is what contributes to an individual’s traits but also affects whether there are risks for carrying a disease trait or the possibility of developing a genetic disorder. Gene mutations can occur at various times during the life cycle....   [tags: Biology, Medicine]
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Animal Testing is Wrong! - Picture yourself in a testing laboratory; needles, drugs, and knives pointed in your direction with you having no idea what’s going on around you, this is how animals everyday are treated, we have to stop this now. Millions of animals are killed in laboratories everyday with no chance to object to what the testers are about to do to them. Animals feel as much pain as humans do so why does it make it okay to test on them when they are so alike to humans. Every day people test makeup, shampoos, and medicines on animals, the strange thing is that animals have different skin, hair, and internal organs than humans have....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Persuasive Essay]
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Is High-Stakes Testing Effective? - The issue of high-stakes testing is a substantial topic in the world of education today. Some find it to be a useful tool in making decisions in education. By using the results from a high stakes test, schools are able to decide where each student should go next. By setting high standards and high expectations, schools are ensuring that their tests have a purpose. (National Research Council, 1999) Others disagree and find high-stakes testing to be a complete waste of time. In Massachusetts, professors are protesting the use of these tests....   [tags: education, schools]
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Genetic Testing in Humans - Every human carries about half a dozen defective genes that could become harmful in the future. With today’s technology, it is now easier to find these defective genes through genetic testing. Genetic testing is the analyses or screening of an individuals DNA sequence in order to analyze health risks, trace ancestry, and prevent passing on illnesses to offspring. Genetic testing can provide information about individuals’ genes throughout their lifetime but is a complex process that has many uses and benefits yet sparks controversial issues....   [tags: Defective Genes, Genetic Changes, Future]
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Arguing Against Standardized Testing - To many students standardized testing has become another part of schooling that is dreaded. Standardized testing has been a part of school since the nineteen-thirties; in those days it was used as a way to measure students that had special needs. Since the time that standardized test have been in American schools there has been many programs that have placed an importance on the idea of standardized testing such as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Evans 1). Over the years the importance of standardized testing has increased tremendously and so has the stakes, not only for teachers but also students....   [tags: Educational Issues, Learning Styles]
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Biotechnology and Genetic Testing - Genetic testing is becoming more and more common as advancements in biotechnology are being made. The term “genetic testing” refers to the use of a test that looks for changes in a person’s genes or structure of certain proteins (National Human Genome Research Institute [NHGRI], 2014). Genes are decoded and each letter of the DNA sequence can be determined. There are many uses for this type of testing, including, but not limited to, diagnosis of rare genetic disorders, risk analysis for hereditary diseases, and determining appropriate treatments for patients....   [tags: dna, rna, patiens, research]
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Abolishment of Animal Testing - Have you ever really thought about what happens during animal testing. How the animals are treated, or what tortures they have to face on a day to day basis. More than one-hundred million animals suffer and die every year through animal testing. Ninety-five percent of animals used in experimentation aren’t even covered under the Animal Welfare Act, which regulates the treatment of the animals that are used for testing. Some animals are abused and mistreated so badly that they die before they are even experimented on....   [tags: Persuasive Essay, Animal Abuse]
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Animal Experimentation and Testing - Every year, a number of animals are locked up and subjected to tests that cause them pain and even death. Animal experimentation is a procedure whereby non-animals are tested and used to develop treatments, check the safety of products for human use, and other commercial and biomedical uses (Woods 24). It is estimated that, over 26 million animals are used every year in the United States for animal experiments. Animal testing is a controversial topic and like any other contentious subject, it faces a great number of support and opposition depending on human perception....   [tags: ethics, morality, research]
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Drug Testing Welfare Recipients - It is assumed by many that people who are receiving public assistance funds are using this money to support their alcohol and or drug addictions. Is drug testing to receive public assistance an answer to this problem. Would making this a condition of eligibility actually push people with serious substance abuse and or dependency problems farther away from the help and treatment they need. Federal Welfare Reform The Federal Welfare reform act which, was passed in the mid 1990’s has changed the way our system addresses these issues....   [tags: substance abuse, disemployment, federal assitance]
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Animal Testing in Cosmetics - Simple household items such as lotions, shampoos and cosmetics aren’t very expensive and are within reach for the public, yet the public is not knowledgeable of the fact that the products that they use everyday are put through a series of tests which involve the use of harmless animals. Several large commercial companies do not make products for animals; they decide that using these harmless creatures for the testing of their products, could be cause to be harmful to animals still go forward with these types of procedures on an everyday basis....   [tags: Animal Rights] 1021 words
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Drug Testing Student Athletes - About 90 percent of NCAA colleges do random drug testing on their student-athletes. Through the years, more and more colleges are giving random drug tests to their student-athletes. The student-athletes are having very mixed feelings towards the random testing. I am in favor of the testing just because some of the athletes need to be showed playing sports in college is a privilege. I know that there are several student-athletes that do not act like it is a privilege and that bothers me with how many kids can not go play college sports that are very disserving of the opportunity....   [tags: Colleges, Drug Use]
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Morality of Animal Testing - Is it right for animals to be used in scientific experimentation. Is it even necessary that they be used. These questions are debated almost if not daily. Many people would think this is a matter of opinion. However, it is actually much more than that. There is the whole history of it, their rights as an animal, the necessity and the cost of doing so. So, it is almost impossible to base your opinion on such a topic as this just on one thing. Animal testing has been around for many, many years. Animals were being used to study the functions of the human body in the third century B.C., in Alexandria by Erasistratus....   [tags: Animal Rights] 719 words
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Psychological Assessment v. Testing - Psychological assessment is an important part of the counselling process. Quite often psychological assessment is confused with psychological testing, even though they are different. According to Cohen & Swerdlik (2009), psychological testing is: “the process of measuring psychology-related variables by means of devices or procedures designed to obtain a sample of behavior” (p. 14). Cohen & Swerdlik (2009) also define psychological assessment as: “the gathering and integration of psychology-related data for the purpose of making a psychological evaluation that is accomplished through the use of tools such as tests, interviews, case studies, behavioral observation, and specially designed appa...   [tags: Psychology]
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Drug Testing Welfare Recipients - In 2010, 17.5% of unemployed adults collecting some sort of welfare failed drug tests. In 2011, 23.8% of welfare recipients admitted to using illegal drugs, including marijuana. The problem the United States if facing is that welfare recipients are using the cash they are given to purchase illegal drugs. Many of these people purchasing illegal drugs had prior illegal drug abuse problems and some of these people believe that since they are given this “free” money, they can continue on with these addictions instead of finding the help they need to get back onto their own two feet....   [tags: substance abuse, alcohol, marijuana]
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Organizational Testing and Assessment - Many organizations use some descriptive tests in their development and recruitments of employees at all levels. This is common for persons applying for top management positions, as an error in recruitment will cause a significant impact in any organization. Tests for selection and recruitments assist a company to make an informed choice between candidates on their strength or weakness. In carrier, professional counseling candidates tests on their work values, interest, and preparedness in their new position....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Risks of PSA Testing - PSA test results are interpreted as: 0-4 ng/mL is normal. Between 4 to 10 ng/ML is 25% of developing cancer, and > 10 ng/ml is a > 50% risk of cancer. However, some men with normal PSA levels still have prostate cancer, while other men with high PSA levels do not. PSA levels increase with age often due to a higher prevalence of benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH). Therefore, no PSA cutoff can accurately guarantee that a man does not have prostate cancer. PSA blood levels are used for several different purposes such as to diagnose prostate cancer, evaluate treatment of prostate cancer, and to evaluate the severity of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)....   [tags: Prostate Cancer, Treatment, Results]
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What is Dielectric Testing? - Contents Introduction 3 Dielectric Testing 3 Composite Material 3 Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites 4 Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites 4 Problem Statement 5 Aim 5 Objectives 5 Literature Review 6 Polyurethane 6 Human Hair 8 Physiochemical Properties of human hair 9 Bamboo 11 Extraction of Bamboo Fibre 12 The Chemical Composition and Structure of Bamboo Fibres 12 Methodology 13 Mold 13 Dimensions 13 Procedure 14 Samples 15 Materials 15 Testing Samples 19 Safety and Sustainability 20 Results 21 Untreated Samples 21 Graphs 21 Treated Samples 24 Graphs 24 Discussion 26 Untreated Samples 26 Treated Samples 27 Comparing Untreated and Treated Fiber Results 28 Conclusion 29 Future Works...   [tags: insulation, chemical composition]
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Basic Physical Assessment Testing - Introduction During lab assessment Ashleigh and Katie, the two operators, measured my cardiovascular blood pressure and resting heart rate, muscular strength of the right and left hand, flexibility by sit and reach, and body composition of height, weight, and skinfold. The basic physical assessment is used to measure a person’s overall health and wellness. Also, it helps a person to know their basic health level and what improvement could be made to achieve better health. The basic physical assessment testing benefits all people whether they are athletic or not....   [tags: Health] 2047 words
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Reliability of Polygraph Testing - A popular way on many crime dramas to determine if a suspect is lying or telling the truth is by hooking them up to a polygraph machine. In a matter of a minute the police are able to determine if the suspect is lying and guilty or, on the rare occasion, telling the truth and innocent. But, one has to wonder, is it really that simple. Polygraphs measure four main factors that are thought to change when a lie is told and more importantly, it is assumed that these changes indicate deception. The four main factors are blood pressure, heart beat, perspiration, and breathing and these are recorded by using simple devices....   [tags: Criminology ]
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Animal Testing is Wrong - Animal testing is an unnecessary and cruel act. There are more reasonable actions we could take in the science field when it comes to experimentation. Simulations and non-animal based lab experiments such as in-vitro research, advanced technology, and epidemiology can be used instead of live animal subjects. The U.S. Congress passed the Animal Welfare Act in 1966 to guarantee the well-being of animals used in laboratory research, excluding birds and mice. The Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accountable for enforcing requirements of the AWA, and the National Institutes of Health reviews and approves biomedical research procedures with respect to the...   [tags: ethical issues, cruel act]
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Functional Testing - I. Introduction Functional Testing is basically testing software based on its functional requirements. Meaning it makes sure that the SUT (System Under Test) or program physically works the way it is intended. Now that there is a basic understanding of what Functional Testing is by the definition provided above; How about going more In-depth on the topic. This paper will provide answers to questions that the writer had on the topic as well as to the overall importance of Functional Testing. Questions to be discussed will be accentuated throughout the paper....   [tags: Software ]
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Animal Testing - Animal testing has been going on for decades all around the world. Increasingly however, more and more protests have been happening against animal testing. People from countries all over the world have started noticing and are working towards banning animal testing but not all people have this view point. This essay will be discussing the negative effects of animal testing and why it should be banned. So first of all, what is animal testing. Animal testing is the use of animals in experiments and development products used to determine toxicity, dosing and efficiency of the tested drugs before proceeding to human clinical trials....   [tags: experiments, laboratories, inhumane treatment]
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Animal Testing - Every year, animals are subjected to cruel and unnecessary experimentation. According to the USDA, “between 1990-1997 research labs registered with the USDA reported killing at least 12,895,885 dogs, cats, primates, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, bears, armadillos, squirrels, wild rodents and other species. This doesn't include non USDA registered labs” (“Wikianswers”). Lab animals are cut up and tortured to death all in the name of science. How can we as fellow animal species continue to allow this to happen....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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Animal Testing - Animals have long sense been a part of human life. The dog for example is thought to have been the first animal to be domesticated by humans, sometime around 13,000–10,000 B.C., from wolves. It is not known for sure how humans gained the trust of the Canines but in any event they did, and soon found dogs to be reliable companions. Animals have aided us any many ways, from offering protection and companionship. They should be respected and loved for loyalty; however it has been a very common practice to test household items, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products on animals for a very long time....   [tags: Contemporary Moral Issues] 621 words
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Animal Testing - Canary in the kitchen detects carbon monoxide. Animal testing must be banned for unnecessary tests. Animals should not be guinea pigs. Animals still feel the pain when they are injected with medicine just like humans. Humans can defend themselves and stop the pain, but the animals get strapped down and cannot move. It is better to have tests run on animals because animals will help find cures faster. Animal testing must be banned for unnecessary tests because a lot of animals are dying for no reason....   [tags: Science Experiments, Animals, Guinea Pigs] 1238 words
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Animal Testing - ... Those are just a handful of things to think about, here is a whole other list of things that you should try considering for these poor animals. Everday new products such as shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, and cosmetic products are created; which means that everyday animals are tested on. These animals do not just pop out of thin air, they are held at the laboratories in cold barren cages, and they are fed only enough to keep them alive and away from emaciation. Research has proved that the stress these animals undergo lead to neurotic behavior such as incessantly spinning in circles, pulling their own hair, rocking back and forth, and biting themselves....   [tags: experimentation, toxins, cosmetics] 549 words
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Animal Testing - People are selfish. There are incredibly few if not absolutely no selfless people. The easiest way for someone to get ahead is at the expense of someone or something else. Animal testing came from this selfishness. It also came from the very biased view that humans are better than other species. Animal testing is cruel and inhumane. If someone did some of the things done in animal testing on a human that person would probably get the death penalty, or at least go to jail for a very long time. By combing the internet and explaining how animal testing is immoral by what people do to the animals, inaccurate because of failure of animal tests to predict accurate results in humans, and has nothin...   [tags: genetic manipulation, drugs, inhumane acts]
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Animal Testing - The ethics behind using animals for experiments and tests has been questioned and debated for years. Many people believe that animal experimentations can be crucial towards medical breakthroughs such as the cure for cancer, HIV/AIDS or asthma. Meanwhile others argue that animals that are used to test cosmetics such as make-up and perfumes are inhuman because is not going to help improve the human race. Animals suffer through multiple types of torture such as being forced to ingest poisonous chemicals, blinded, burned, stapled, and infected with disease viruses....   [tags: ethics, experimentation, cosmetics, medicine]
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