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Mantis Shrimp Invertebrate Paper
Mantis Shrimp Invertebrate Paper The Mantis Shrimp is one of the most interesting species of the invertebrate crustaceans. Out of the different species of Mantis Shrimp, the Odontodactylus scyllarus, or the Peacock Mantis Shrimp, is the most aggressive and the most appealing because of all of its colors (4). The Mantis Shr...
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The Characteristics of Four Major Research Methods: Experimental Research, Descriptive Research, Correlational Research and Biological Research
The four major research methods presented are as follows: experimental research, descriptive research, correlational research and biological research. Experimental Research is basically a search for cause and effect, as stated in a subheading of chapter one. Chapter one also states that it is the most powerful research met...
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A Study on a Fusion Protein
The recombinant plasmid EGFP/pET41a-( ) does not express EGFP (Enhanced Green Fluorescence Protein) under normal circumstances due to a lac repressor expressed by the lacI regulatory gene on the pET41a-( ) plasmid which binds to the lacO operator, preventing transcription. Growing transformed cultures in a medium containing...
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A Research on the Different Types of RNA in the Human Cells
There are many various different types of RNA present in our cells, some of which scientists are just discovering and many of whose functions are still unknown. Typically when one thinks about the different types of RNA they think of mRNA, rRNA, or tRNA but there are other types of RNA in the cells of organisms. Examples ar...
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An Examination of the Microbiological Specimen #24
Abstract We examined a microbiological specimen (designated as #24) provided by Dr.
XXXXX. We were told the specimen was isolated from contaminated food. We
separated the specimen into two pure cultures with a TSA streak plate, then
performed four tests on each culture to rule out all but one possible
identity. The tests...
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Color Variation in Venezuelan Guppies
Color Variation in Venezuelan Guppies Color variation amongst organisms in a species can prove advantageous or harmful – it can contribute to their survival or death, as seen in the 1970 study by John Endler on the drastic color differences between Venezuelan guppies in different pools. Some of these wild guppies sported...
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An Overview of the Exotic Flower, The Bird of Paradise Flower
The Bird of Paradise flower, Also known as the cranes flower is an exotic flower known for its unusual look and beauty. The Common names are based off of how it looks, which is very much like the actual Bird of Paradise and or a crane. It was “discovered in the late 1770s by Scottish biologist Francis Mason.”(Teleflora 2014...
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A Study on the Parasitic Organisms, Tapeworms
Tapeworms are parasites that live inside the body of animals, and can be contracted by humans. Parasites are organisms that live in another organism (its host) and benefits by deriving the host’s nutrients. Tapeworms are flat worms that generally live in somebody’s digestive tract taking nutrients at the host's expense. As...
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The Impact of the HeLa Cells in the Scientific Community
The immortal cells from Henrietta Lacks (hereinafter "HeLa") surge through many aspects of the scientific world. Not only have they been instrumental in the development of the polio vaccine, but they have spread to and contaminated innumerable cell cultures, causing countless scientific studies to be useless. These cells ha...
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The Truth about Genetically Modified Organisms
The Truth About GMOs Goldberg, a plant molecular biologist at UCLA, is not battling psychosis. He is expressing despair at the relentless need to confront what he sees as bogus fears over the health risks of genetically modified (GM) crops. To him, it is frustrating but he says that this debate should end long time ago....
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