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The Importance of Science in Society in Finding Beauty in the Darkness, an Article by Lawrence M. Krauss
Article Analysis #9 Source: Lawrence. "Finding Beauty in the Darkness." The New York Times. The New York Times, 13 Feb. 2016. Web. 08 Apr. 2016. In the New York Times opinionated article “Finding Beauty in the Darkness,” Lawrence M. Krauss expresses his awe and appreciation towards a colossal event that occurred recently...
The Importance of Ethics on Scientific Modifications
Ethics and Science Ethics should always come to mind when addressing scientific modifications. The day we lose sight of our own ethical values is the day we let science take over and possibly ruin humankind. Our ethical values are what keeps us from destroying our own species of humanity. The problem in modern society is t...
Analogy, Rhetorical Questions, and Diction and Syntax Used by John M. Barry in His Scientific Research
The Great Influenza In The Great Influenza, an account of the 1918 flu epidemic, John M. Barry wrote about scientific research. Science is a hard field to study and Barry proves that in his passage. Barry uses analogy, rhetorical questions, and diction and syntax to characterize scientific research. Barry uses an analogy...
The Evolution of the Sublime and the Controversy of the Electric Chair
‘The Sublime’ is an ideological construct that has changed and altered vastly over the years. It started out as a quest for the “delightful horror” (902); but later in the nineteenth century, shifted to the incredible advancement of technology. Before the turn of the century, during a period known as the enlightenment, forw...
Human Modification: The Inevitability of Enhancement
The Inevitability of Enhancement When one looks at all of the technological advances our race has created, one goal has been kept in mind throughout development: improving the quality of life. Even the simple tree branch used as a spear was an early attempt at working the smart way as opposed to the hard way. When a skille...
An Argument in Favor of Blackwell's Intentions and a Discussion on the Events Leading to the Conviction of Galileo in 1633
To begin, I'd like to state the easy fact that both the divide between science and religion and the entire Galileo affair can provoke very strong reactions, especially in certain circles. It is not my purpose in this paper to irritate and awaken these tensions. My purpose here is instead to side with Blackwell's intention...
A Comparison of the Scientific Method and the Quadrilateral Method
The scientific method does not convert perfectly into Wesleyan terms. The main reason for this is that the scientific method and the Quadrilateral have different objectives, and their terminology is catered to each. The scientific method is a means to produce true statements. The Quadrilateral is a means to generate guid...
A Report on the Verification of the Section Lengths Produced by the Enzymes HindIII, EcoRI, and PstI, Against a Scientific Paper Reviewed by a Colleague
IntroductionThe purpose of this process is to verify the section lengths produced by the enzymes HindIII, EcoRI, and PstI, against a peer-reviewed scientific paper. The process involved cutting the lambda DNA with the three aforementioned enzymes, dying the solution of cut DNA, and putting it through gel electrophoresis. A...
The History, Structure and Function of the Mitochondria
Early History The mitochondria was first suggested by Anatomist and Physiologist, Von Kölliker in 1856 while he was studying muscle tissue. It wasn’t until 1898 that the Carl Benda observed the organelle during spermatogenesis in 1989 and coined the name mitochondria. The term mitochondria comes from the reek words ‘mitos’...
The Life, Scientific, Personal, and Societal Accomplishments of Marie Curie in The Inner World of Marie Curie by Barbara Goldsmith
The Inner World of Marie Curie written by Barbara Goldsmith highlights the scientific, along with personal and societal, accomplishments of Marie Curie throughout her career in science. Goldsmith does a tremendous job of not only portraying Marie Curie as the patriotic and selfless genius that she was, but also writes about...