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Leaving at the Peak of Glory -                 Most believe dying young is one of the greatest tragedies life holds. However, in the poem “To An Athlete Dying Young”, author A.E. Housman contradicts those beliefs. Housman uses the character of an athlete dying in the earlier stages of life to demonstrate the pros of dying at the peak of one’s glory. He does so by presenting this through the eyes of a speaker with a pessimistic view of life. Although a sad reality, according to the speaker of the poem, dying young is not as bad as it is naturally perceived....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 546 words
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How Will Peak Oil Change The World? - ... 13 Nov. 2011. <http://www.beyondpeak.com/cuba.html>. DeFotis, Dimitra. "How Close is Hubbert's Peak?" Barron's 85.40 (2005): 46,46-47. ProQuest. Web. 17 Oct. 2011. Dunlop, Ian. "Peak Oil Drives Urgent Energy Alternatives." Australasian Science 2008: 37,37-39. ProQuest. Web. 17 Oct. 2011 <http://ezproxy.rollins.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/223725046?accountid=13584>. "EROI And EIRR." Clean Energy Wonk. Web. 11 Nov. 2011. <http://cleanenergywonk.com/category/eroei/eroi/>....   [tags: produce, middle east, energy]
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Different and Diverse- A Peak At Illinois Wildflowers - Different and Diverse- A Peak At Illinois Wildflowers Fascinating and elegant, wildflowers in Illinois can take your breath away with their beautiful characteristics and radiant colors. They can be found all over in Illinois, and maybe in locations you would never think of. All of these wildflowers are very diverse and different. The kittentail and purple false foxglove for example are different yet interesting wildflowers located in Illinois. More wildflowers would be loosestrife and the sunflower; both of these flowers can catch your eyes in moments with their beautiful appearance and neat history....   [tags: local flower species]
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Crimea's Conflict a Peak of Political Tension - Recently, a new conflict arose in Crimea, a Ukrainian territory, which is on a cusp of a civil war. In addition, Crimea has become a peak of political tension between Russia and Ukraine, ethnic tension among Russians, Ukrainians, and Tartars, and weary relations between West and East. The recent situation is questionable for the future of Europe; the conflict will end up with peace or a new Great War. Decisions made during the Cold War, a broken promise from the Ukrainian president, the police attack on protestors, and the Russian invasion have contributed to the crisis in Crimea....   [tags: ukraine, russia, cold war, ussr]
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The Peak District National Park - The Peak District National Park I will begin with what a National Park really is. A National Park is an idea developed in 19th century America, at the time the new country was rapidly developing and settlers were moving in. The first ever National Park was created in 1872, it was named as 'Yellowstone' this began a chain-reaction of National Parks being instated. The size of the parks varied, but were all generally large uninhabited areas of real natural beauty. The fact that these National Parks were protected by the Government stopped any land damage or animal poaching....   [tags: Papers] 867 words
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Preview and Predicting of the novel Peak by Roland Smith - 1) Title The title is in white block style letters printed vertically in a large font. • Prediction o I believe that someone or a group of people will be climbing a mountain. o I do not think I will enjoy the literature because I have no interest on mountain climbing. 2) Author’s name, read biography Roland Smith was born November 30, 1951 in Portland, Oregon. He is currently 61 and living in Tualatin, Oregon with his wife and stepchildren. Roland has obtained many awards over the years including American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series, "Book of the Year" awards in Colorado, Nevada, South Carolina, and Florida, as well as in...   [tags: Everest, Mountaneering, Literature]
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Longs Peak - LONGS PEAK Deep in the heart of the Rockies lies the small mountain village of Estes Park, Colorado. Estes Park borders Rocky Mountain National Park and it was my summer retreat. Never in my life had I seen someplace taken directly out of a fairy tale. The mountains swallowed the town. One particular mountain immediately caught my eye. I knew that it had to be the tallest, for it was the only mountain that was still covered in May snow. I later learned that the enormous mountain was Longs Peak....   [tags: essays research papers] 1236 words
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How to Control Train Operations on a Track - Executive Summary In traditional signaling system on railway application, it used the Fixed Block System (FBS) and Moving Block System (MBS) is commonly employed to control train operation on track. On this system when a leading train has stop moving it will block the behind follow as train operation. If a leading train is halt on track for any unexpected reasons for a long time. That will be a big jam-up occurs on track. For this dense queue result, the unexpected interaction situation between running trains when they begin to move again....   [tags: peak demand, railway, station] 1389 words
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Garo Hills-The Ecological Canvas of Meghalaya - ... Chibragre Location: West Garo Hills District Lying at the curving jointly of Ganol and Rongram rivers, just 9 kms from Tura on the Tura Guwahati road is an perfect picnic spot. Mizoram Phawngpui The uppermost peak in Mizoram, Phawngpui or else the Blue peak is positioned near the state’s south-eastern border overlooking the curve of the mighty Chhimtuipui River and the hill range of Myanmar. Sangau community, which is as regards 229 kms from Aizawl, is the closest resolution to Phawngpui....   [tags: peak, district, location] 1105 words
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Multinomial Logit Model of Home to Work Morning Peak Period Trip Mode - A Multinomial Logit (MNL) Model of morning peak-period home-to-work (HW) trip mode choice is the proposed model for the particular study area to analyse explanatory variables influencing travel mode choice. This method is essential due to the fact that mode choice is not only affected by spatial constrains but also by socio-demographic constraints. To evaluate these variables, a Multinomial Logit Model is utilized and five mode choice utility functions are drafted in order to determine morning peak-period home-to-work trips....   [tags: analyzing explanatory variables]
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Climate Change, Peak Oil, Terrorism, Food Shortages and Financial Degradation - In his documentary The Crisis of Civilization, Dr. Nafeez Mossadeq Ahmed showcases the dangers facing our global state, and presents ways to reverse the process. It is imperative that societies understand the essence of localization and its integral possibilities and positive effects that it may have within a small or large community setting. As Ahmed (2011) explains it, communities need to become more “grass-roots” in the way they accomplish tasks, prosper and survive on a daily basis in order to not only seize the day, but seize the limitless possibilities that localization brings with it....   [tags: The Crisis of Civilization]
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Youth: Life at Its Peak in "Sonnet 15" by William Shakespeare - As each day goes by the beauty of our vibrant youth decays and diminishes. In "Sonnet 15" Shakespeare refers to youth as life at its peak, however this precious point in our life is short-lived. Shakespeare speaks of youth as a single moment of perfection. He glorifies youth and alleges to immortalize it through his poetic words. He uses metaphors, imagery, and rhyme in a way to enhance the beauty and perfection of mans youth while in its prime. Through this he demonstrate the love and richness of youth despite the tole time takes on it....   [tags: Sonnet 15, Shakespeare, youth, ]
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The Peak of Romanticism - Love, lust, passion, and desire all of these put together can cause great explosion. Romanticism began in England about the year 1798. The poets of England started writing about nature, imagination, and idealism. Most poets wrote considering the changes occurring in England during the revolutionary era. During the period the writers became irritated of the changes and created imaginary things to write about; their motive was to try to capture the mind of the reader. Thanks to these poets people became well conscious of the natural surroundings around them....   [tags: EE Cummings, Yeats, Robert Frost] 1175 words
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Business Analysis of Peak Garage Doors Inc - Business Analysis of Peak Garage Doors Inc INTRODUCTION Peak Garage Door Inc. has set a goal to increase their sales for 2004. Garage door industry is expecting a growth of 2.4% while the management of Peak is looking to increase company’s sales 26.4%....   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 1494 words
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Sagarmatha National Park is located in Asia between India and China: Tallest Peak in The World - Sagarmatha National Park On Top of the World It is a crisp April morning. A cobalt blue sky complements the brilliance of a white peaked, towering mountain top as a team of climbers eagerly await their chance to begin their ascent. Faded fabric colors thrash in the wind, carrying the prayers of so many for good fortune as they prepare for their journey. Trekkers flash cameras, smiling at the thought of what they are about to conquer is the tallest peak in the world, Sagarmatha. Location Sagarmatha National Park is located in Asia between India and China in the Solu-Khumbu region (Sagarmatha National Park)....   [tags: climbers, glaciers, climate]
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Prosperity and Peril at the Peak with Pericles - In the Age of Pericles, from 491 until his death in 429 BCE, Athens thrived. In this short period, Athens was a place of reform and advancement, giving us our sources of democracy, architecture, and the dramatic arts. Here, great minds such as Socrates and Sophocles congregated; here, ideals flourished. These developments of the Age of Pericles distinguish it as a high point in Greek society and, indeed, all Western civilization. From the start of his career in government, Pericles provided the Athenian people with the foundations of democracy....   [tags: Philosophy, Greek] 1732 words
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Assessing Policy Solutions for a Sustainable Future - Money does not make the world go round; rather it is oil (Gelpke & McCormack, 2006). In A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash, a horrifying picture is pained of a planet dwindling closer to self-destruction through the depletion of its resources. Credited sources, as well as the documentary, note how difficult a technological revolution would be in assessing the oil crash and establishing a need to create policy solutions to assist in the regeneration of the energy industry for a sustainable future....   [tags: solar energy, peak oil, oil crash]
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A Peak Under the Skirt of Rape Culture - "Did you see what she was wearing; no wonder he assumed she wanted it." Does this sound familiar to anyone. It does to me. This is just a glimpse of some words, and actions, that are only the tip of the ice-berg; we call 'rape culture'. A lot of people are unaware this sort of language, or behavior, even goes on. Even more people are aware of these types of things, yet they don’t find them inappropriate, or see anything wrong with a little harmless joking. The fact is rape culture affects our life, whether we acknowledge it or not....   [tags: grey rape, forceful violence]
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Peak Performance Evaluation Of Google - The ultimate measurement on the effectiveness of a company organization structure is definitely how consistent it can grow over the long run. Google from it initial pubic offering price of $85 back in August 19, 2004 to $570 today; it arguable that they have a very effective organization structure. In order to promote innovation and commitment to cost containment; Google invested lot of money to build a highly transparent organization. Having a highly transparent organization, they have make it easy for engineers to share ideas, poll peers, and makes it’s nature to change for the future....   [tags: Internet Company] 1622 words
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Testing the Performance of an Ion Chromatography Column - Testing the Performance of an Ion Chromatography Column Ion column chromatography is used to separate both cations and anions. The separation of ions is performed by using an ion exchange resin (this lab uses an anion exchange resin which is a high molecular weight polymer). The amount of time required for certain ions to move through the column depends on the affinities of the ions. The mobile phase’s anions, sodium bicarbonate in this lab, will force the ion that’s being tested out of the column....   [tags: Papers] 820 words
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Examination of Alkyl-Halide Formation as a Result of Substitution Reactions of Alcohol-Containing Organic Compounds - .This experiment was performed to determine the structure of alkyl-halides formed as a result of substitution reactions, and whether the reaction used an SN1 or SN2 mechanism. The structure of the starting alcohol determined the mechanistic pathway of the substitution reaction. Reaction 1 involved the substitution of a primary alcohol which produced one primary alkyl-halide via SN2 reaction. Reactions 2 and 3 began with a secondary alcohol, forming two products as the result of direct substitution and/or a hydride shift, via SN1 reaction....   [tags: Gravity Filtration, Racemic Mixture]
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Monitoring Cases Within the Correctional System - What is the purpose of monitoring. Do you feel that it is effectively done within the correctional system. Why or why not. Monitoring cases is important because the worker wants to ensure he or she documents that cases have been properly monitored, so that the agency can be reimbursed for the time spent on those cases. The reason monitoring is highly emphasized is that careful monitoring of the client is more likely to result in the client receiving services the worker has requested. In this manner, the worker can ensure the services the client is receiving coincides with the client’s intended goals....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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C-Seasonal Abundance of Pulvinaria Psidii Maskel Stages and Total Population Infest Guava Trees at Qaliobiya Governorate - C-Seasonal abundance of Pulvinaria psidii Maskel stages and total population infest guava trees at Qaliobiya governorate: Seasonal abundance of P. psidii different stages and total population infesting guava trees at Qaliobiya governorate from 1st April 2005 till mid March 2007 were investigated and tabulated in tables (XVII &XVIII) and graphically illustrated in fig (87-9) Seasonal fluctuation of ovisacs: The results in the tables (XVII) and figure (87) proved that, the P. psidii ovisacs have regular occurrence all over the year, except during the end of each year (from 1st January till 1st April) where the number were very low....   [tags: Environmental Biology] 2093 words
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How Much Oil is Left in Our World? - Peak Oil The world relies so heavily on oil that the question arises how much oil is left. A simple answer to this question would be alot however the rate and cost of production is an entirely different question. Oil must be extracted and refined at a rate that keeps pace with consumption in order to prevent a disruption in supply. The most commonly used oil so far has been conventional oil which is oil in a liquid state extracted from underground or undersea and it supplies the lion's share of our demand....   [tags: consumption, production, reserves] 1891 words
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Change in Commuting Time Over the Last Ten Years - The hot weather situation in Singapore has caused many Singaporeans to decide to buy cars to avoid suffering in the heat. Also, many Singaporeans prefer taking private transports as it is more convenient especially during rainy days, and they do not need to mix with the crowd during peak hours. This causes an increase in the amount of cars on the road especially during the peak hours when everyone is rushing to work or school. Adding on to that, some households are owning more than one car because of the increase in incomes of the families as compared to ten years ago, despite the extra costs a car owner has to bear like the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) and Certificate of Entitlement (COE)...   [tags: singapore, hot weather, cars population]
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Circadiam Rhythms in Humans and Animals - Just as humans have a circadian rhythm that can be changed when entering a new time zone or season, other animals also exhibit time behavior - especially for food collection. As an animal’s environment changes over time, the they have to evolve to constantly change their time intervals for when they collect their food. This is very common in nectarivorous animals such as honeybees or bats. For example, honeybees know when to go out of their hive and obtain nectar from flowers because they have adapted to learn at what times a flower will “re-fill” its nectar....   [tags: feeding, bats, research] 1370 words
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Vermont Teddy Bear SWOT Analysis - VTB's operational capabilities To maintain a competitive advantage, VTB needs to build their business model keeping 5 strategic pillars in mind in order to achieve a high-performance company – Leadership, Innovation, Information Technology, Organizational excellence and agility and Knowledge. The Vermont management team grasped this concept in the initial stages of their development, but did not continue to embrace these pillars to ensure on-going success. VBT has most of their operational capabilities and strengths in the IT field as their business model is heavily based on IT....   [tags: business model, high-performance] 1637 words
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The Issue of Building Wind Turbines on the Edge of Sheffield - The Issue of Building Wind Turbines on the Edge of Sheffield In November 2003 it was announced that Sheffield city council were looking for sites on the edge of Sheffield for a wind farm. The site would be on the high moorland next to the Peak District where it is very windy. There would be 15 wind turbines. It is hoped that eventually Sheffield would produce all its own electricity and even have a surplus to sell. So should be a wind farm on the edge of Sheffield. What is wind power....   [tags: Papers] 801 words
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Generating a Mini Project Report Regarding the Monitoring the CMS Performance for Kolej Poly-Tech Mara Kuala Lumpur - CHAPTER 1 1.1 Project Background The purpose of this document is to generate a mini project report regarding the monitoring the CMS performance for Kolej Poly-Tech Mara Kuala Lumpur. This analysis is conducted because I want to identify the peak hour usage of the CMS. I ‘m choosing to monitor this CMS performance access because I need a specific time to identify the off-peak hour within working hour. All the analysis will give me the benefit as a CMS user to access the CMS during off-peak hour 1.2 Problem Statement There’s a few problem statement can be recognize from the proposal such as: - Student may encounter the slow access to the CMS during peak hour - Within the slow access,...   [tags: content management systems] 1577 words
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Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Negative Influences from Outside Sources - Lassen Volcanic National Park is often overlooked by tourists because its proximity to the Famous Yosemite which lies close by. Located in Northeastern California, Lassen Volcanic National Park is primarily known for its numerous hydrothermal features. Lassen Peak is the highest elevation point in the park and was formed around 30,000 years ago when Tehama’s Northern flank formed a dome before a large eruption (National Parks Conservation Association, 2009). Beautiful features blooming within the park are degraded by adjacent land surrounding the park which is used for logging, grazing, and off-roading....   [tags: Human Modifications, Global Warming]
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Stability Indicating and Kinetic Determinations of Fluvastatin Sodium by RP-HPLC-DAD Method - 2.5 Kinetic Determination 2.5.1 Kinetic investigation of FVS in acidic degradation The kinetics of the acid degradation of FVS were evaluated in 0.1 M HCl at 70°C for different time periods. Solutions containing 1 mg/mL of the FVS were prepared in water. An appropriate aliquot was transferred into a volumetric flask, and diluted with 0.1 M HCl to give final concentration of 100µg/ml FVS. This solution was heated to 70°C and evaluated for time intervals of 30 min, 60 min and 120 min. Three samples were analyzed for each time interval....   [tags: physical chemistry, analysis]
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Seasonal Abundance of Ceroplastes Cirripediformis Stages Infesting Guava Trees at Qaliobiya Governorate Euring the Two Studied Years - B-Seasonal abundance of Ceroplastes Cirripediformis stages infesting guava trees at Qaliobiya governorate during the two studied years (from mid January 2005 -1st January2007) are shown in tables (XIII &XIV) and figures (81-84): Seasonal fluctuation of the pre-adult: Data in the previous tables and figure (81) illustrated the dynamic curve of Cer. cirripediformis nymphs, it had only two peaks. Whereas the first peak occurred at mid February, with an average of (118-150 pre-adult / leaf) and the second peak was (114-358 pre-adult / leaf) at mid November during the two studied years respectively....   [tags: Environmental Biology] 2007 words
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Bioactivity and Drug Delivering Ability of a Chitosan/46S6 Melted Bioactive Glass Biocomposite Scaffold - The morphology of the prepared scaffolds is presented in Fig. 2. It can be observed that all the prepared scaffolds have wide range of interconnected pores including macro, micro and nanopores, as was also confirmed by a mercury porosimeter. By increasing the MB concentration, the pore size in the scaffolds also increased. The average pore size of the scaffolds fabricated was increased from 150 ± 5 µm to 170 ± 24 µm by increasing the concentration of MB from 0 mass-% to 66.5 mass-%. The wide range of pores sizes for all the scaffolds fabricated with different MB concentration indicated that pores in all the scaffolds were interconnected and seeded cells would be proliferated throughout the 3...   [tags: pores, concentration, surface]
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The Electric Conductivity in the Ionosphere - ... In contrast, other studies assumed that conductances behave as Chapman layers and reported significant possible contribution from the attachment loss process, which is dominant in the ionospheric F region {Brekke_A_1988_AG_AURORAL_CONDUCTANCES, Moen_J_1993_GRL_THE_CONDUCTANCES, Brekke_A_2013_BOOK_PHYSICS_ATMOSPHERE. In summary, SZA dependences are qualitatively different among previous studies. The purpose of this study is to find simple and essential approximations of conductances against SZA....   [tags: plasma, density, solar] 1405 words
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The World's Oil Crisis - Most socially aware Americans have heard about something called the “oil crisis.” Many people understand the basic idea, but what most people don’t realize is that the oil crisis is an unstoppable global phenomenon that will permanently change the way we live. Most importantly, people do not know that, by many accounts, this “crisis” will occur sometime in the next three to five years. There is not much question among experts that the oil crisis will occur, but there is plenty of speculation about when it will occur and what it will be like....   [tags: Oil Shortage, Renewable Energy Essays]
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Paragraphs on State of Consciousness and Religion - ... If we always remember what we learned in our childhood we can become a very spiritual adult, the equilibrium between the childhood and the consecration of the adult life are part of forms that styles a person of the humanity a real self. 3. Briefly discuss the important religious states of consciousness. The states of consciousness is a state of mind and is unique to each person. As we are trying to understand the enigma of consciousness and how does ascend. I think is important to understand our one awareness and ourselves with in our surroundings....   [tags: feelings, god, humanity] 638 words
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Petroleum of the East Texas Basin - Introduction. Within the United States, Texas is a crucial part of oil and gas production. The East Texas Basin plays a large role in the production of oil and gas coming out of Texas. Understanding the the East Texas Basin begins with knowledge of the geologic history, lithology, structure, organic petrology, and production history. Geologic history of the East Texas Basin shows how hydrocarbons were deposited and in what conditions they were formed. Lithology and stratigraphy are important tools in the exploration and understanding of oil and gas....   [tags: oil, gas, hydrocarbons, salt domes]
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Household Goods Movement System - Household Goods Movement System Did you ever wonder what went into the process of a household goods move. United Van Lines, a subsidiary of UNIGROUP, Inc. is the undisputed leader among American movers, with a market share approaching 24 percent (inbound Logistics). Internationally, United offers regular service to, from, and among 125 countries around the world, as well as all 50 states of the union and Puerto Rico. Currently, more than 200 agency and agency groups each generate at least $1 million in business during the course of the average business year....   [tags: Papers] 1747 words
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Why are Sex Drives Different? - What comes to mind when male and female sex drives are mentioned. The stereotype as stated by Roy F. Baumeister (2000) would be females have a lower sex drive then males. This statement tends to be accepted by most people in society as the standard, so why would looking into this question be important. Having a “standard” can be dangerous, because not everyone fits that standard. Thus, understanding the differences can show society what is normal, and how to change the standard that is accepted....   [tags: Gender Differences, Sexuality]
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Factors of Voltage and Current - During electric discharge machining process there are start and stop intervals known as ON time and OFF time. The machining is performed during the pulse ON time when in the gap between work piece and electrode the voltage is applied. Alternatively the time during which no voltage is applied is the pulse off time. A greater value of On time is selected to obtain a long duration of electric discharge to increase the material removal rate but also leads to poor surface finish. During the pulse off time re-ionization of dielectric occurs and it is also essential to avoid any short circuit leading to wire breakages....   [tags: wire, material, machining ] 1269 words
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A Flood Hydrograph and the Factors That Affect its Form - A Flood Hydrograph and the Factors That Affect its Form A flood hydrograph is a graph of two axis, 'discharge' and 'time'. Plotted on the graph is the amount of discharge over a period of time. By looking at a hydrograph, a lot of information and data can be gathered about the river, the precipitation, the surrounding area and vegetation etc. The gradient, height and length of a line can tell you a lot of this information. There are many different factors that can affect the appearance and shape of a hydrograph....   [tags: Papers] 769 words
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Review of Research Paper on Insulin - Missing Graphs BACKGROUND: Let's go back to the 1920s, when diabetes was discovered and the study of glucose began. There was a scientist named Minkowsky, and he wondered what caused diabetes. So, he did something crazy: He took a urine sample from a normal patient and a sample from a diabetic patient, and tasted them. He observed that the sample from the diabetic patient was sweet, so he concluded that diabetes had something to do with high glucose levels (lots of sugar in the blood). In the same decade, two scientists named Benting and Best performed another experiment to see which chemically made pancreas would do the best job in lowering glucose levels....   [tags: Biology Diabetes] 1622 words
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Electricity and Fuel Sources - 1. Electricity is produced in electric power plants. Some of the fuel sources include oil, coal, nuclear energy, and natural gas to produce heat. The heat that is produced is used to boil water, which creates steam, which under high-pressure in turn spins a turbine. Then the spinning turbine interacts with a system of magnets, which produces electricity. The electricity is then transmitted as moving electrons through a series of wires to homes and businesses. In electric power plants there is a turbine-generator that uses the super heated steam to spin the turbine blades, which is used in the generator to turn a coil of wires in a circular group of magnets....   [tags: nuclear energy, natural gas]
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What is Ion Chromatography? - The term chromatography refers to different methods of molecular separation between a mobile phase and a stationary phase based on various physio-chemical properties. There are many types of chromatography that are used as analytical tools in environmental science, forensics, metallurgy, biology, etc. Some common examples are thin layer chromatography (TLC), gas chromatography (GC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and ion chromatography. Ion chromatography (IC) was introduced as an analytical technique by Small, Stevens, and Bauman in 1975....   [tags: chemistry, molecular separation] 1879 words
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Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Its Effect on Skin Cancer Incidence - Introduction This term paper is situated in an area of specific health related and environmental concern: the human dimensions of global change. For about a decade now there has been growing scientific interest in the global environmental changes resulting from anthropogenic activity. However most of this research has focused on the scientific bases of environmental transformations with little attention to how human social responses are linked to global change. As a result, scientists and researchers alike are beginning to ask questions about the symbiotic relationship between human well being and physical change....   [tags: Geology]
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Nature of Denudation in the Garhwal Lesser Himalaya: A Case Study from Tons River Basin - Abst 5.2 WATER DISCAHRGE The monthly and seasonally hydrographs were analyzed and summarized, and results are tabulate in (Table 1 and Table 2) and presented in (Fig.3 and Fig. 4).The watershed discharge of water of annual hydrograph at the average rate of (373.91 l/s/km2).The minimum water discharge by watershed (11.06 l/s/km2) in the month of December followed by (11.89 l/s/km2) in February and (11.95 l/s/km2) in the month of January. August is the month of peak water discharge at average rate of (83.82 l/s/km2) and the month of July is the second peak discharge at the average rate of (80.21 l/s/km2)....   [tags: erosion, environmental concerns]
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Diabetes Affects the Body's Ability to Use Energy Found in Food - According WebMD 2014. Diabetes mellitus (or diabetes) is a chronic, lifelong condition that affects your body's ability to use the energy found in food. There are three major types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes. It is a hormonal disorder of the pancreas either decrease in insulin level also known as hypoinsulinism or increase in insulin level also known as hyperinsulinism. Lowered amounts, insufficient of, or ineffective use of insulin leads to the disorder of diabetes mellitus....   [tags: hypoinsulinism, gestational, blood glucose] 1377 words
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A Proof-of-Principle Demonstration of 805 MHz High Gradient SRF Cavities - A Proof-of-Principle Demonstration of 805 MHz High Gradient SRF Cavities Abstract An accelerating gradient of 50 MV/m at an unloaded quality factor (Q0) of 1.4 x 1010 was achieved with a single-cell 805 MHz superconducting radio-frequency (SRF) cavity. This accelerating gradient is more than twice as high as the previous maximum gradient at 805 MHz, and the result demonstrates that 805 MHz cavities, which have a larger beam aperture of 10 cm than 6-7 cm for 1.3 GHz high-gradient cavities, can be used, in principle, as high-gradient cavities for various purposes, especially suited for protons, light ions and other machines that require lower beam impedances due to a larger beam aperture of 1...   [tags: Research Analysis]
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