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Animal Testing - Animal testing are experiments used on animal for scientific research. In 1981 Roger Sperry, David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel were awarded a Nobel Prize for research in brain function by studying monkeys. Roger W Sperry found out that nerves linking and both hemispheres of the brain could be tempered with, without causing any life threatening events. Many animals are very similar to humans and by studying the brains of monkeys Roger W Sperry made a huge discovery about the human brain for mankind....   [tags: scientific research, ethics]
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Animal Testing - For centuries now, the principles of anatomy and physiology have been proved to be true in many cases for humans as well as for animals. For such reasons scientists have decided to rely on animals to understand and study, diseases or conditions found in humans and so forth. Therefor, is it possible to call ourselves selfish. Could the fact that we exploit animals for the so called sake of science prove that we do not consider the animals’ well-being. As a result of being under-informed about the procedures of animal testing, people often take this demographic issue lightly....   [tags: Animal Rights] 1014 words
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Animal Testing - So the next big question is, isn’t animal testing essential. Doesn’t it cure disease and save human lives. Well the answer is no. Animal testing is unreliable, expensive, time consuming, and most of all it’s not necessary. Animals are not good models for humans. They are allergic to certain basic compounds that are fine for humans, like Paracetamol (“used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, fevers, and relieves pain in mild arthritis” (Paracetamol), and vice versa....   [tags: animal rights, research, ethics]
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Animal Testing - Imagine being a rabbit; a vertebrate and warm blooded species. Hopping around an open field and eating all greens. All of sudden, you were captured by an unknown human. You start to rattle around your cage figuring out how to escape. About “twenty-five million and 30 million” animals are exploited in experiments; “half are only used through education” (Donna 7). “A 40% is applied in basic research, the 26% for drug development, a 20% are examined for products, and the 14% that is left is applied on education and miscellaneous” (Donna 5)....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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DNA Testing - The criminal justice system is not perfect. Throughout the process there can be many errors that can result in the incarceration of an innocent person. There are examples of this in the case of Gerald Wayne Davis. Faulty eyewitness testimony and double jeopardy are two of errors that will be reviewed in this case. The focus is the use of unreliable scientific evidence. In the past non-DNA testing of evidence was use to prove guilt or innocence. These tests can be inconclusive and can be used to mislead a jury....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Neuropsychological Testing - Neuropsychological testing is used to assess and diagnosis brain impairments, such as a head injury, dementia, or Alzheimer’s (Gregory, 1999). Purposes of neuropsychological assessments include determining if the problem is physiological (e.g., brain damage or lesion), the nature of the dysfunction (e.g., location or type), and cognitive deficits caused by the problem (Class Notes VIII). For example, following a brain injury, a neurological battery of tests may be given in order to assess the individual to see if there has been any change in cognitive functioning....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Brain Impairments] 1555 words
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Animal Testing - Animal research and testing has always been a controversy torn between science and ethics. Much can be gleaned of research if we set our morals aside, however Mukherjee states, “When I witness science in action, I see tenderness in abundance.” This tenderness is explored in Hale and Zimmerman’s texts; both come to the fundamental conclusion that it is our moral obligation as both scientists and humans to keep the principle of ‘replace, reduce, and refine’ at the heart of animal research. The scientific benefits of animal testing are obvious....   [tags: animal research, monkey, dolphins]
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Commercial Penetration Testing - Commercial penetration testing is the process of controlled security assessment or audits performed in such a manner as to reveal weakness and vulnerabilities. These processes help expose infrastructure weaknesses which in turn allows a company to implement fixes for these security holes. While this process simulates real world attacks, it is not a random brute force undertaking. In commercial penetration testing there are standards and methodologies that provide a detailed roadmap of practical ideas and proven practices (Halfond, 2011)....   [tags: controlled security assessment]
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Animal Testing Proposal - Millions of animals are being unneedlessly tested on for cosmetics, even though there are plenty of alternatives available and most of the results are unreliable or not applicable to humans. Although the fight against animal testing has made huge progress recently, America has yet to stop this cruel practice and chooses to torture animals while other countries are making a stop to the testing (“Animal Testing 101”). Right now, millions of mice, rats, rabbits, primates, cats, dogs, and other animals are locked inside cold, barren cages in laboratories across the country....   [tags: Cruelty, Cosmetics]
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Autoantibodies Testing - p63 does not function as a tumor suppressor and is rarely mutated in human cancer24. However, when p63 is overexpressed it functions as an oncogene by several mechanisms including: opposition of p53 function (Chen 1999), loss of E-cadherin expression 25 and enhancement of cell survival pathways 26. In addition , Cancer cells are affected by ∆Np63 by several mechanisms, one of them is by encouraging the migratory behavior of cancer cells and the other way is by downing the adhesion of the cells to each other27....   [tags: Health] 2330 words
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What´s Genetic Testing - Genetic testing is a form of DNA testing that allows the interpretation of a genetic code to evaluate ones susceptibility to particular genetic disorders. These tests can be performed using samples of blood or bodily tissues, essentially anything that would contain DNA. Doctors then evaluate these results using genetic analysis, and provide such information to the participant or patient. Primarily, the purpose for such testing is for the detection of genetic disorders in unborn babies, determining what disorders an individual might be a carrier for, screening embryos for disease, testing for a disease in an adult before they display symptoms, and calculating appropriate medication dos...   [tags: DNA, genetic disorders]
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Animal Testing: Alternatives - Although animal testing was a main component for the facilitation of medical research in the past, it is no longer necessary due to the option of alternate testing methods. Animals that fall victim to the mercy of animal research are subject to experimentation for the purpose of manufacturing harmless products (McKnight 2). Cell cultures, the MIMIC system, TraumaMan, in vitro, and human volunteers are substitutes for this inhumane procedure (Sullivan 4; “PCRM Scientists Educate” 10). Animal testing is a cruel, outmoded method that sacrifices the lives of innocent animals, despite the availability of humane alternatives....   [tags: medical research, ethical and moral duty]
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Stop Animal Testing - When you wash your hair, apply lotion, or even use body wash when you shower, do you feel safe. Do you trust that these products are not going to eat at your skin, or that they may cause balding. Well, with most products you do not have to worry about that, most of these products are tested on poor innocent animals. Could you ever imagine being locked in cold cages, all alone, not knowing when you will be pulled out to be tested on, poked and prodded on, or even possibly killed depending on what the product is and how reactive it is....   [tags: experimentation, toxins, cosmetics] 549 words
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India's Nuclear Testing - ... After writing the paragraphs, this paper will reflect how style and method are used to relate this rhetorical situation and how incorporating research in two paragraphs relates to the rhetorical situation and context. New paragraphs What’s the purpose of testing nuclear devices. According to Perkovich (1999), India tested nuclear devices openly in May 1998. As a result, the United States and Japan imposed sanctions on India and Pakistan tested nuclear devices in response to India’s testing (Mohanty 2013)....   [tags: Purpose, Rhetorical Situation]
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Medicine: Animal Testing - Without animal testing, many of the medicines humans use today for basic survival such as the insulin used for diabetics would not exist. Basic operations would not be possible and America would never have landed a man on the moon if it were not for the ape we sent there first. Evidence of experiments and dissections done on animals can be seen as far back as 500 BC. Famous scientists such as Aristotle, who is said to be the originator of biological studies, performed experiments on living animals that gave mankind the basis of anatomy....   [tags: small feeder mouse, inhumane treatment, labs]
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Emotional Intelligence Testing - As a young boy, my parents always had me self-report my emotions. We had this magnet it on the fridge with the boy who had funky hair and various faces. Under each face would be a different emotion1. It would range from “ecstatic” all the way down to “disgusted”. Each day I would look at these funny faces and see which was the best image of how I felt. Although I grew out of the stage my life when my parents would ask me how I felt using a funny graphic, looking back on it in hindsight, I can see the testing they were doing on me to keep check of my emotional stability during the early impressionable years and monitor my behaviors to see if it went outside the norm for children my age....   [tags: psychology, correlation to professional success ]
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Standardized Achievement Testing - Standardized achievement tests are very common in the United States as well as other countries. Students in High School, Middle School, and even Elementary School take standardized achievement tests. Since No Child Left Behind was renewed in 2001 schools must keep track of the progress of its students (Week). Policy makers use the results of standardized achievement tests to create their policies. Standardized testing provides many benefits to those who take it. Standardized testing can be traced all the way back to the seventh century in China....   [tags: public education, No Child Left Behind]
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Food Allergy Testing - Food allergy testing Description: Food allergy testing is diagnosed on the basis of symptoms using a number of methods. There are some tools which a doctor may use to determine which substance is causing the allergy on a particular body part. Necessity to conduct the test: Allergy test are done to determine the object that may be responsible to cause an allergic reaction to a person. The reasons which may call for a test are: “Food allergies” “contact dermatitis” “Penicillin allergy” “Angioedema and hives” Symptoms that are not easily controlled with medications like ‘Allergic rhinitis and asthma’ History, to detect the potential allergens (the substance suspected to have caused the a...   [tags: Health] 906 words
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NCAA Drug Testing - ... Anabolic agents, which scored a 1.1% usagea at the college level,in the Study of Substance Use and Abuse habits(Green). Steroids are mostly taken by men, because they act as a testosterone. Caffeine, which is both a diuretic and a stimulant. caffeine is illegal in excessive amounts of 3-13 mg/kg of body weight(Maria). This much caffeine may improve ones results in endurance events (drug free sport) but can also cause harmful symptoms such as “Premature left ventricular contractions, and elevated heart rate and blood pressure; which can last up to four hours”(McArdle 2013,375)....   [tags: use of illegal substances in college sports] 713 words
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Testing New Medications - The final part of maintaining patient autonomy is assuring their safety. The AZT, Nuremberg, and Tuskegee Trials gave way to reform in the methodology of medical trials. In the late 80’s the drug zidovudine (AZT), a drug to reduce the vertical transmission of HIV, was in the trial phases of its life. This trial gained much recognition and eventually became one of the major trials to change how medical trials were carried out (Bhutta, 115). The Nuremberg Trials took place during World War II, where Dr....   [tags: Reform, Methodology, Medical Trials, Medicine]
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The Pros and Cons of Animal Testing - For a while now animal testing has been low on the agenda for protesters and the news because of the sudden increase in war possibilities. But can the testing be good or is this something that we should have stopped a long time ago. 'World Issues' approaches this topic with an unbiased view on the subject and tries to explore all the relative topics. The Dark Side Striking new evidence has put animal testing back into the spotlight. A laboratory in England has been found to be testing weapons on animals....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 559 words
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Drug Testing in the Federal Workplace - In September 1986, President Reagan issued Executive Order 12564. This was done in an effort to make the Federal Government a drug free work place. He believed that persons who used illegal drugs were not suitable for Federal employment. The order required the heads of governmental agencies to establish both a voluntary and mandatory testing program to determine the use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions. Sensitive position employees were defined to include employees granted access to classified information and individuals serving under presidential appointment....   [tags: Substances Employment Papers]
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The Pros of Prenatal Genetic Testing - The Pros of Prenatal Genetic Testing Many medical advances are being made today in the area of genetics. One of the most talked about is prenatal genetic testing. The purpose of prenatal genetic testing is to obtain information on a baby's health before they are born. This new technology will definitely improve the quality of human life. Diseases will be diminished and through new advances some diseases might even be eliminated. Children will be at less risk to have major health problems in their lives adding positively to their life experience....   [tags: Papers] 468 words
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Animal Testing Needs To Stop - Cosmetic and drug companies should stop animal testing. By animal testing, the companies not only violate the animals' rights (which is breaking the law), but their testing methods are hazardous which endanger the animal's life. Finally, the companies should stop animal testing because each year we lose hundreds of thousands of animals and could make a difference by stopping this cruelty. Stop the animal testing, and save a life. To start with, cosmetic and drug companies should stop animal testing their products....   [tags: essays research papers] 999 words
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The Ethics of Medical Animal Testing - In all matters, including medicine, the well-being of the human race comes before any other consideration. This is the justification for the use of nonhuman animal testing in medicine. Of course this argument brings issues into play that are both ethical and professional and need exploring before a definitive answer can be given. The Rights of “Lesser Life Forms” Animals have rights. This is a statement that very few people will disagree with. Animal cruelty as an end unto itself (i.e. for entertainment) is just wrong....   [tags: Ethical Treatment of Animals]
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Animal Research and Testing, Is it Ethical? - vivisection Animal Research and Testing, Is it Ethical. “It is a simple fact that many, if not most, of today’s modern medical miracles would not exist if experimental animals had not been available to medical scientists. It is equally a fact that, should we as a society decide the use of animal subjects is ethically unacceptable and therefore must be stopped, medical progress will slow to a snail’s pace. Such retardation will in itself have a huge ethical ‘price tag’ in terms of continued human and animal suffering from problems such as diabetes, cancer, degenerative cardiovascular diseases, and so forth.” Dr....   [tags: essays papers]
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Personality Testing for Employee Screening - Personality Testing for Employee Screening In an attempt to hire the best possible candidate and to properly analyze current workers, many companies have used some form of personality testing to attempt to better know their employees. Personality testing has shown the employers are desperately trying to fit the perfect person into the perfect position. Some of the "master chefs" of the selection business are paying special attention to the new chemistry between personality tests, competency requirements, and behavioural interviewing....   [tags: Employment Work Labor Interview] 1398 words
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The Ethical Issues of Genetic Testing - Ethical Issues of Genetic Testing      The Human Genome Project is the largest scientific endeavor undertaken since the Manhattan Project, and, as with the Manhattan Project, the completion of the Human Genome Project has brought to surface many moral and ethical issues concerning the use of the knowledge gained from the project. Although genetic tests for certain diseases have been available for 15 years (Ridley, 1999), the completion of the Human Genome Project will certainly lead to an exponential increase in the number of genetic tests available....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essay Examples]
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Animal Testing Should Be Outlawed - According to Biology Online, animal experimentation is defined as the use of animals in experiments and development projects usually to determine toxicity, dosing and efficacy of test drugs before proceeding to human clinical trials. Animal experimentation has been going on since ancient Greece when Aristotle and Hippocrates first made their model of the human body based on what they had observed through animal dissection. Then, Romans used animals to do more psychological tests on animals like pigs, monkeys and dogs....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive 2014]
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Animal Testing in the United States - Millions of animals die each year in the United States due to animal testing. Animals are used in laboratories to test chemicals in products and also used in research for the study of diseases such as cancer and AIDS. Unfortunately, these animals suffer tremendously while being experimented on and afterwards they are commonly put to death. The government has established legislation which gives certain guidelines for animal in laboratories, but it does not apply to every animal. The government even requires certain animal experimentation on specific products such as pesticides....   [tags: Science Product Expirament Animal Rights] 1767 words
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DNA Testing and the Conviction of Criminals - DNA Testing and the Conviction of Criminals There have been many incidents where cases have needed a solid prosecution in order to convict the defendant in a murder or rape case. This is where DNA Testing comes in to help. By taking a DNA test, a person can be found guilty or not guilty. If a person claims they have been raped there can be a sperm sample taken from the suspect in order to prove that he is guilty or not. In addition, in a murder case there can be blood taken from the suspect so they can tell of his innocence....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Genetic Testing and the Human GMO - Genetic Testing and the Human GMO The controversies surrounding genetic testing, patenting and the modification of genes both as used in disease treatment and genetic enhancement are on the verge of becoming larger realities. I Intro The initial draft of the Human Genome project is now completed, giving access to the DNA sequences of a human. But it is not the genetic information that is shared that has come under the greatest degree of interest. Rather, the estimated .001% of variance in the genetic code is the subject of recent and expanding controversy; it is our difference not similarities that are most subject to controversy....   [tags: Science Genes Papers]
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The Negative Impact of Genetic Testing - Although genetic testing can benefit society in numerous ways, such as the diagnosis of vulnerabilities to inherited diseases and ancestry verification, it also has the precarious capability to become a tool in selecting a more favorable genetic makeup of an individuals and ultimately cloning humans. Genetic testing will depreciate our quality of life and may result in discrimination, invasion of privacy, and harmful gene therapy. In 1993 a pamphlet by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute was released heralding Gene Therapy....   [tags: Argumentative Essay] 815 words
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Animal Rights and Animal Testing - Animal Rights and Animal Testing Many humans use animals for testing each year. Animal testing is when the animals are put through something or injected to see how they react to what medical research they have been used for. Animals are used to find cures for diseases or to test drugs that have mild side effects. They are also used to test materials for cosmetic research. Except for severely limited medical research, animal testing should be outlawed. Animal testing endangers the animal’s lives and may cause serious side affect that last the rest of their lives....   [tags: Rights Equality Animals Science Essays]
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The Value of Product Testing - Based upon 30 years of marketing research experience, spanning thousands of research projects, I am convinced that product testing is the single most valuable marketing research that most companies ever do. The great value of product testing is, perhaps, best illustrated by some of its many uses. It can be used to: • Achieve product superiority over competitive products. • Continuously improve product performance and customer satisfaction (i.e., to maintain product superiority, especially as consumer tastes evolve over time)....   [tags: Business Market Research] 1518 words
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Voluntary Testing for Pregnant Women - Voluntary Testing for Pregnant Women During the past decade, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has become a leading cause of mortality among women. This population is now accounting for the most rapid increase in cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in recent years. As the numbers of cases of HIV infection have increased among women, particularly of childbearing age, increasing numbers of children have become infected as well. "Various studies conducted to date indicate that between 1/4 and 1/3 of infants born worldwide to women infected with HIV have become infected with the virus themselves" (HIV InSite, 1997)....   [tags: Pregnancy Birth Papers]
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Designing, Making and Testing a Sundial - Designing, Making and Testing a Sundial Introduction: The sundial is the oldest know device for measuring time. The first confirmed uses of it where by the Babylonians in around 2000BC. However it is safe to say that shadows have been used as a rough measure of time ever since primitive man discovered that as the day progresses the shadows of trees and rocks get shorter and then longer again. The sundials used by the Babylonians were hollow half spheres, set with edges flat and with a small bead at the centre....   [tags: Papers] 648 words
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Testing for Drugs In The Olympics -     Have you ever watched the Olympics and wondered how the athletes can be that strong and fast?  The International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) certainly has.  Each year the athletes come up with new ways to enhance their performance, and make it harder for the Olympic drug testers to detect banned substances.  With performance enhancing drugs becoming harder to police, the burden of trying to keep the Olympics as clean as possible falls on the I.O.C.'s shoulders.             Drug use in the Olympics is not a new idea.  Dating back to the runners and javelin throwers of ancient Greece and Rome, athletes have been looking for supposedly magic potions (Corelli, par....   [tags: Anabolic Steroids Use by Athletes]
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The Disadvantages of Psychometric Testing - Disadvantages of Psychometric Testing The following are significant dangers associated with psychometric testing * Dispite what has been said in previous sections, there are numerous tests and questionnaires on the market which purport to be 'psychometric instruments' but which are not. Unfortunately, it is very difficult for untrained people to distinguish these from good psychometric instruments. In many cases, these tests and questionnaires have been put together by people with no background in psychometrics and they have very little actual utility and value for the purposes for which they are marketed....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 517 words
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Medical Beneifits Of Animal Testing - Argument Essay Where would we be Without Animal Testing. Is the use of animals in research justified. Should animal experimentation be permitted. Should these animals be liberated. A logical person would say the benefits justify the research. Without animal testing, products would be based on theory. No one would want to use something, which may damage eyes, be poisonous, cancerous, and cause birth defects. Animals used in testing are not from the endangered species list; also many of the types of animals used are killed each year by rat or mouse traps, animal control, exterminators, and animal shelters....   [tags: essays research papers] 390 words
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Product Testing: Toxic And Tragic - Product Testing: Toxic and Tragic by the PETA Organization This is an article written by one of the most passionate and reliable sources of animal rights, called PETA (People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals). I do not want to dumb down the information in this article, but I will try not to drone on. This article speaks of how people test cosmetics on animals, the ethics of it and alternatives to product testing on animals. First, there are test called “Eye Irritancy Tests”. These tests find out whether products used for or near the eyes will hurt one’s eyes....   [tags: essays research papers] 533 words
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Overview of Testing and Assessment - Overview of Testing and Assessment Assessment is defined as “an exercise—such as a written test, portfolio, or experiment—that seeks to measure a student's skills or knowledge in a subject area” (edweek.com). Mainly today, we rely on multiple-choice exams, or tests that are easy to grade in a very generalized manner. The focus is mainly on math and reading, and requires remembering an assortment of different facts. Alternatives to these testing norms are often called alternative assessment. Alternative assessment is defined as “any form of measuring what students know and are able to do other than traditional standardized tests....   [tags: Alternative Assessment]
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Testing in Educational Facilities - Testing in Educational Facilities A puddle of saliva covers my book as I wake up to the buzzing of my alarm. Oh no. My head was heavy and waking up was not something I wanted to do, especially when I realized that I fell asleep while I was studying for my chemistry test. I had fifteen minutes to get ready for school. At that point showering was not going to be my priority. I had fifteen minutes to memorize as much information as I possibly could. But I knew it wasn’t going to be easy, in fact, merely impossible....   [tags: Learning Test Tests Argumentative Essays]
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Hiv Testing in Newborns - This paper presents an ethical analysis of the mandatory newborn HIV testing law enacted in New York State. The law was passed as an effort to decrease maternal transmission of HIV, by treating infants born to HIV positive mothers immediately after birth with AZT. Newborn testing was promoted by the legislative and medical community following the overwhelmingly positive response from HIV infected pregnant women who were given AZT in the ACTG 076 clinical trials. Pregnant mothers who were given AZT had a markedly lower transmission rate than mothers who had not received it....   [tags: Health] 2979 words
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Mandatory Prenatal HIV Testing - Mandatory Prenatal HIV Testing This particular journal researches prenatal HIV testing as it relates to vertical transmission. Randomized controlled studies involving HIV- positive pregnant women at various stages of pregnancy were monitored and evaluated in an effort to find conclusive reasoning for prenatal testing. Women of different income levels, educational and ethnic backgrounds were involved in these studies. The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Study 076 as well as following randomized controlled trials were used in order to test whether prenatal testing was an effective means of preventing the vertical transmission of the HIV virus....   [tags: Papers] 892 words
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Genetic Testing and Screening - Current research from the human genome project has identified numerous genes that are responsible for genetic disorders impacting society. This knowledge provides us with opportunities to test children and adults to predetermine genetic disorders/diseases and make educated decisions about options available. The U.S. Congress' Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) defines genetic testing as "the use of specific assays to determine the genetic status of individuals already suspected to be at high risk for a particular inherited condition." In contrast, genetic screening is defined as the systematic search of populations for persons with latent, early, or asymptomatic disease and is distinguis...   [tags: Genetic Screening Essays]
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Animal Testing (speech Outline) - Specific Purpose – To persuade my audience that animal testing is wrong and how other safer alternatives should be taken. Central Idea – By going the extra mile in using safer alternatives when experimenting with animals will not only prevent conflicts from pro-life activists, it will minimize lawsuits and morals will be preserved. Introduction I. Okay I got a riddle I made up for the class. A. What was once cute and furry but becomes a bloody rotted mess. B. You guys give up. C. Well the answer to this question is an animal that has undergone chemical testing....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Genetic Testing and Screening - Have you ever wondered what your children will look like. whether they will be boys or girls. or perhaps what your fate may be. Well, someday we may be able to answer all those questions and many more with genetic testing. Scientist are making new discoveries every day in the field of genetics that could possibly change our whole world as we know it. They are presently working on a project called the Human Genome Project, that will map and sequence the human genome. The basic goal of the ambitious research endeavor is to identify every gene found in the human body....   [tags: Genetic Screening Essays] 2723 words
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Animal Testing is Unethical - "There will come a day when such men as myself will view slaughter of innocent creatures as horrible a crime as the murder of his fellow man- Our task must be to free ourselves- by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature and its beauty." -Albert Einstein (1879-1955). Picture this: You're locked living inside a closet without control over any aspect of your life. You can't choose when you eat or what you eat, how you will spend your time, whether or not you will have husband or wife or children, and if you do, who that person will be....   [tags: Ethics] 1378 words
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Genetic Testing and Screening - Genetic Screening Imagine yourself as a 26-year-old pregnant female. You have just been genetically screened and you found out that you carry a gene for breast cancer. This gene almost always causes breast cancer in early adult hood. Your daughter-to-be has just inherited this gene. You have the following options; a) Abort the fetus and discontinue a disease that won't show signs for decades. b) Carry out the pregnancy and pray that your daughter is lucky and won't develop the breast cancer until maybe a cure for the disease has been found....   [tags: Genetic Screening Essays]
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Animal Testing is Wrong - Animal Testing and Why it is Wrong Imagine a cold dark room with cages lined against the walls. The living creatures echo throughout the building as if the entrapped animals are able to sense their fate. Lying on a table are several rabbits strapped down with tiny cups attached to their bellies. These rabbits go through an enormous amount of pain due to the fact that they are not given painkillers of any sort. Sadly, these animals are being used for scientific experimentation. It is a debate that has taken place for several years and it continues to be an ongoing battle....   [tags: Ethics Science Essays]
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Point-of-Care Testing - Introduction One among the fields that have profited from the rapid technological progress in the previous centuries is the field of medicine. Conditions and Diseases that scientists had trouble in understanding and curing are now cured successfully and with virtual ease. More people as well as the incurably-ill now survive longer than before. Development in the global population has been distinguished in the 20th century. The old and young population has increased pressure on medical care resources internationally with the intention that no nation is currently capable to compete with the demand for medical -care and its supply....   [tags: Developments in Medicine] 1149 words
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Genetic Testing and Screening - Genetics provide powerful knowledge that is changing humanity’s view of itself and its relation to rest of the universe. Genetic, cytogenetic and molecular genetic studies showed the relatedness of human being to other living things on the planet, including plants, fungi and bacterium (4). Little change in DNA contributes to human variations. So, genomic variations of human species are being studied through DNA analysis from populations, families, and individuals worldwide. Human Genome Project (HGP) was proposed in the 1980s and was formally initiated in 1990....   [tags: Genetic Screening Essays]
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Genetic Testing and Screening - The year is 2035, parents can now ensure that their children will not be prone to addictions, mental illness and are even resistant to AIDS. Diseases are considered a burden of previous generations. Even the process of aging can be manipulated to suit man. No longer will people worry about looking or feeling old. Science has now found a way around the clock. Human genetic engineering, which is just fiction now may not remain fiction in the future. The Human Genome Project has made astonishing gains in mapping the entire human genome....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays] 2410 words
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Software Testing - Software Testing Software development follows a specific life cycle that starts with designing a solution to a problem and implementing it. Software testing is part of this software life cycle that involves verifying if each unit implemented meets the specifications of the design. Even with careful testing of hundreds or thousands of variables and code statements, users of software find bugs. “Software testing is arguably the least understood part of the development process” and is also a “time-consuming process that requires technical sophistication and proper planning” (Whittaker 71) It is important to comprehend this concept by understanding the different characteristics and aspects of s...   [tags: Technology Computers Papers]
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Animal Testing - Animal Testing Over one million people have benefited from information gathered in animal testing and research. In the past, animal testing has been a touchy subject for people to talk about. Until recently, scientists did not treat animals with the utmost respect and even used such methods as vivisection, or basically operating on a live animal without any form of anesthetic, as a means of testing on animals. It is obvious why people would be against animal testing in the past, but now technology and new laws have brought us into a new era in which animal testing can be much more humane when it is used....   [tags: Science Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Animal testing - The Use of animals for Laboratory Testing There has been an on going debate on whether to use animals for laboratory testing. There are people now saying the use of animals in laboratory testing is not necessary and there are other alternatives. Many of these people claim the tests that are performed on the animals are not particularly valid. On the other hand, others claim that laboratory testing has been depended on animals to achieve medical advances. Whether or not the use of animals in laboratory test is a matter of opinion....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Animal Testing - Animal testing is an issue in today's society that, whether anyone realizes it, does affect each of us. Such as transplants, vaccines, and medicine. Nearly each and every one of us today have received vaccine shots. We have all used medications. We have all heard of transplant technology. This above example I have used is farfetched. Brain transplants are not an everyday occurrence. They are not yet, at least. However, kidney and heart transplants are beginning to become a more and more common every day....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Animal Testing - Biology and Behavior Animal testing is not a problem in today’s society because it is beneficial to humans. It seems unethical to put animals through such pain and torture, but if we stopped it completely there would be a large amount of human lives lost. How could this be. The further advancements in medical and technological science is inevitable. Therefore, if the testing must be done to learn more about the brain and body, which species (animals or man) seems expendable for such testing. The real question is which species is more ethical to test on....   [tags: essays research papers] 1387 words
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Penetration Testing - Penetration Testing ABSTRACT Penetration testing has been well popularized by the media. Many companies are now offering penetration services to identify vulnerabilities in systems and the surrounding processes. This report will Discuss “Penetration Testing” as a means of strengthening a corporate network’s security. This report is divided into three parts. Introduction will give you a brief and basic overview of Penetration Testing and why we need Penetration Testing, The second part is the technical breakdown explains The strategy, model and type of Penetration Testing....   [tags: essays research papers] 3197 words
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Animal Testing - Animal Testing More and more animals are being taken form their natural habitats and tested on every year. Researchers, scientists, and companies just trying to make new products are using animals to further their experiments. If animal testing continues to happen at this rate then their will be no animals left to use for food, study, or even for simple amusement. When the animals are being taken form their natural environments it harms the natural food chain and other ways of life....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Genetic Testing - Genetic Testing Genetic screening uses a variety of laboratory procedures to find out if a person has a genetic condition or disorder or is likely to develop a disease based on his or her genetic makeup. Individuals may wish to be tested if the family shows a history of one specific disease such as Huntington's Disease or breast cancer, if they show symptoms of a genetic disorder which could be improved by early diagnosis, or if they are planning a family and are concerned about the possibility of passing on a genetic trait to their offspring....   [tags: Genetics Disorders Diseases Papers]
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SAT Testing - SAT Testing Testing for our colleges Many Parents and educators are telling kids who are entering college, to drop the pencil and don’t take the standardized test. Educators say using an SAT or ACT for an admissions test is biased and unfair to ethnic minorities. Also gender differences and socioeconomic status plays a role on if you get a better score on these test or not. In my research I will show that there are similarities within ethnic and gender differences and women are vastly approaching males scores on these tests....   [tags: essays papers]
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DNA testing - DNA testing has overthrown the way police collect evidence in a number of criminal cases, especially rape and murder and consequently had a large impact on many past cases. However there are many disadvantages to DNA testing, such as a challenge of accuracy, the costs of DNA testing and the possible misuse of DNA. The prospect of a national DNA database in Australia has been heavily criticised with complaints of invasion of privacy and stigma against those with terminal diseases. Deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA as it is most commonly known, is a strand of molecules found within the cell nucleus of all living things....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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steroid testing - Steroids Picture this. You’re watching your favorite baseball player at the plate and the pitch comes and he absolutely crushes the ball strait out of the park; but the next day there is a big investigation and your favorite player is caught having used an illegal steroid to enhance his play. You hope the news isn’t true but the evidence is over whelming. Your favorite baseball player broke the rules and is a cheater (Brown). This terrible scenario can easily be a future reality if steroid testing doesn’t begin regularly....   [tags: essays research papers] 612 words
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Nuclear Testing - Nuclear Testing Intro "In the dim light of a hospital room, seven year old Jimmy was remembering the day on which he was told he had leukaemia. He remembered his mother's tears, his father's bewildered anger, the alien feeling of the hospital's environment. His mind replayed the nausea and the diarrhoea caused by radiation therapy and chemotherapy, his hair falling out and kids laughing at him... Jimmy died gently, utterly exhausted having lost so much blood. His tissue had broken down completely, and he was bleeding from every body opening....   [tags: Nuclear Weapons] 1839 words
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Employment Testing - Employment Testing A brief history Employment tests have been used for decades to test an individual’s potential for job performance, training possibilities, and general behavioral attitudes. The first wide scale tests in Canada were designed for the Canadian military....   [tags: Work Workforce Job Hiring] 991 words
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IQ Testing - IQ Testing There have been many studies of IQ measurement. Some believe in testing and then looking at biology or heritage of the child. These people also like to use statistics to try to put some sort of explanation on IQ levels. Then there are other groups that use cultural ecology. They study IQ by what effect the environment has on a child, and feel testing it is unfair to the child. The problem is that these two groups rarely come together to help each other. So there are big questions as to what IQ really is and how it should be measured....   [tags: Papers] 428 words
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Vaccine Testing - HIV Vaccine Testing in Africa The United Nations estimates that 5.8 million people per year become infected with the immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Ninety percent of these infections occur in sub- Saharan Africa, where infected persons do not have access to antiviral therapy. Approximately 2.4 million Africans died of AIDS in 2002, and 3.5 million occurred in the region. Where in the United States $12,000-$15,000 is usually spent on treating an HIV-infected person per year, only $6 is spent annually per person in Uganda....   [tags: essays research papers]
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Against Animal Testing - Animal testing has started long back in the ancient Greek times. Greek physician Galen dissected animals, this became known as vivisection, which he studied. Since then animal testing has long grew. Over the many years our people have been either against or with animal testing. Animal testing has been an issue that has been occurring for many years and will continue into our future. Over the years our culture has created organizations for people both sides of this topic trying to convince others to be choosing a side....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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High Stakes Testing - High Stakes Testing Albert Einstein once stated, “not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.” High-stakes testing attempts to determine the knowledge a person has obtained throughout grades K-12. These standardized tests are being used to judge a person’s ability to graduate from high school and also judge if a child has enough knowledge to proceed to the next grade level. Throughout this paper, I will be discussing how these tests do not accurately portray one’s intelligence, how they have increased drop out rates, and also show the damaging psychological affects they have had....   [tags: Education School Standardized Tests Essays]
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Beneficial Animal Testing - Beneficial Animal Testing Animal testing has always been plagued with controversy on its ethical issues by animal activist groups and supportive scientists. Is it morally just to experiment and sacrifice laboratory animals on behalf of human research. Dr. Gina Solomon MD wrote her article regarding the benefits of animal testing to protect the human race and all other species. Her article “The Lesser Evil” shows the beneficial and positive aspects of animal experimentation. She approves the notion for animal testing but requests greater regulation and gentler methods of testing when scientifically possible....   [tags: Science Ethics Scientific Research Essays] 952 words
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High Stakes Testing - High Stakes Testing In 1997, President Bill Clinton stated that the United States needed, “ a national crusade for education standards - not federal government standards, but national standards, representing what all our students must know to succeed in the knowledge economy of the twenty-first century”(http://books.nap.edu/books/0309062802/html/13.html). The way to succeed in this journey is through standardized testing that results in consequences for teachers and students. Throughout this paper, I will be discussing how important high stakes testing is to our country....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Education Essays]
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Mandatory AIDS Testing - Mandatory AIDS Testing AIDS has become a worldwide epidemic that has struck every identifiable group. However, persons who are considered to be in a high-risk group of contracting HIV, the disease believed to cause AIDS, are still stigmatized by the media and other professionals as being diseased and abnormal. It is quite surprising still that this type of stereotype still exists now in our gender-bending society. No longer do only gays, prostitutes, bisexual men, intravenous drug users contract HIV, the heterosexual community is also facing the epidemic at phenomenon increases....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 1986 words
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Nuclear Weopons testing - In their effort to create a bomb that would assure destruction of enemies, the world super powers of this century have created a legacy that could presumably destroy the entire world as we know it (Schull 6). During the course of the last fifty years, nuclear weapons have continually become an increasingly detrimental threat to our own health and environment. Consequently, laws have been proposed and bills have been signed to end this senseless build-up of arsenal and testing of havoc-causing atomic was instruments....   [tags: essays research papers] 1577 words
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Against Animal Testing - We all have a pet either is a dog named spot or a cat named fluffy would you wont some one to test medicine or cosmetic on your pet so why let them on some one else. Today I am going to tell you why animals testing is wrong, what the drug and cosmetic companies do to these poor creatures. Drug testing on animals is unnecessary because animal‘s body never reacts to drug like humans. Drug and cosmetic companies are the biggest animal tester. They have a lot of drug recalled because animal testing didn’t show that they where harmful....   [tags: Animal Cruelty] 779 words
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Testing My System - Testing My System To test my system I am going to follow the test plan I set up in the design stage. This means I will be testing the whole system using bottom up testing. This is when you test each individual module of the system as you do it. After this I will be using integration testing. This is when you test that each part of the system will wok together. Before I test the whole system I must test the tables in my database to make sure that the validation routines work to ensure the integrity of the data....   [tags: Papers] 1304 words
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Army Alpha Testing - The first mental tests designed to be used for mass, group testing were developed by psychologists for the U.S. Army in 1917-1918. The group tests were modeled after intelligence tests designed for individual use in one-on-one assessment. In developing the mental tests, the psychologists subscribed to the position that one could be quite intelligent, but illiterate or not proficient in the English language. Based on this reasoning, two major tests were developed, the Army Alpha for literate groups, and the Army Beta for illiterates, low literates or non-English speaking (Yerkes, 1921)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1432 words
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Pre-natal testing - Adrienne Asch makes a valid point about prenatal diagnosis in Potok’s book, “A Matter of Dignity: Changing the World of the Disabled”. She states, “I dislike prenatal diagnosis because disability is only one characteristic of a person’s life, infant or not (169).” Although I agree with her, I still believe that this one characteristic is so time consuming, costly and emotionally draining that many couples simply cannot take on the burden. I believe prenatal testing and diagnosis should continue to be used in order to help parents make an informed decision about their future....   [tags: essays research papers] 565 words
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Computer-Assisted Testing - There are numerous benefits of computer-assisted testing. They can enhance test administration, scoring, interpretation, and integration. Test administration and scoring may be enhanced due to the standardization that is built in to computers. Another benefit is that each test taker receives the same presentation of test items and response sets. The availability of computerized testing devices allows people with a disabilities to complete tests with minimal assistance. This allows the test results to be more valid since there is less enteraction between takers and givers....   [tags: essays research papers] 554 words
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