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Hantavirus

: A Four Corners Study When a new virus appeared in the Four Corners region, American scientists were stumped. What was causing such a quick death to such healthy people? Was there a potential epidemic on their hands? No one knew, and when they finally determined that a strain was involved, ...

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AIDS History And Treatment

In 1981 a man in Los Angeles was diagnosed as having a rare form of pneumonia, known as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. He had a very low number of T-4 helper cells, and died soon after. The doctors were puzzled at the time, but they would later discover that this was one of the first cases of a ...

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Internet Security

The Internet is the community of the future, but if security measures are not put in place and enforced, then it will become more of a slum and less of a community. The primary question is, therefore, who has the obligation to put these security measures into place? Is it the individual users of ...

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Pandemics

Why do diseases start? Why do they suddenly become so dangerous when they previously existed already, but as a minor? These new, sudden appearances are called emerging infections. They are viruses that newly appear, or have previously existed, but they suddenly start spreading rapidly. Why do ...

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The Internet And Its Effects And Its Future

The Internet is literally a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people's homes and offices. Despite the recent hype, the ...

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Being A Virologist

It was very difficult coming up with a health career that I would be interested in. The truth is, I am not interested in any health career. What I really want to be is become a screenwriter, and that is actually, how I figured out, if any, what health career I would choose. My health career is ...

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The Ebola Virus

INTRODUCTION The most deadly killers on this earth are too small to see with the naked eye. These microscopic predators are viruses. In my report, I will answer many basic questions concerning one of the fastest killing viruses, the Ebola virus. Questions such as "How does it infect its ...

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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus And Mutations

The topic of this paper is the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, and whether or not mutations undergone by the virus allow it to survive in the immune system. The cost of treating all persons with AIDS in 1993 in the United States was $7.8 billion, and it is estimated that 20,000 new cases of ...

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Internet, Its Effects In Our Lives And The Future Of The Internet

The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people's homes and offices. Despite the recent hype, ...

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The Internet Its Effects And Its Future

Internet, its effects in our lives and the future of the Internet: The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to ...

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H.i.v. About Aids

The topic of this paper is the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, and whether or not mutations undergone by the virus allow it to survive in the immune system. The cost of treating all persons with AIDS in 1993 in the United States was $7.8 billion, and it is estimated that 20,000 new cases ...

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Columbian Voyages- Their Effec

In his article “The Columbian Voyages, the Columbian Exchange, and Their Historians”, Alfred W. Crosby seems to think that much of the Columbian voyages and what came out of them was detrimental to many cultures, most of all the Native Americans. Crosby brings up many institutions and ideologies ...

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HIV

Like the majority of the American population I have lived in a cloud of ignorance about the and AIDS crisis. I have never know anyone close to me that has been infected with either of the two viruses. So when the option to research something to do with sexuality arouse I felt this would ...

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The Ebola Virus

In the year 1976, Ebola climbed out of its unknown hiding place, and caused the death of 340 people. Fear gripped the victims faces, and uncertainty tortured their minds. The people of Zaire waited outside clinics, churches and in their homes for a treatment of the horrible disease, but there was ...

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The Making Of The Cat

------------------------ Soup or Sandwich IN THE VERY BEGINNING, about 4.6 billion years ago (give or take a few years), a small ball of rock, water and gas had come to be and immedi- ately set about the process of combining its atoms into more and more complex arrangements. Thus began that ...

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Ebola

In the year 1976, climbed out of its unknown hiding place, and caused the death of 340 people. Fear gripped the victims faces, and uncertainty tortured their minds. The people of Zaire waited outside clinics, churches and in their homes for a treatment of the horrible disease, but there was no ...

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An Overview Of Hacking

Hackers cost governments, corporations, and even normal people billions of dollars per year. You might ask, sure, there are those out there for profit, but what about the college student who was just doing it for fun? Profit or fun, it's still theft. In some cases theft of money, in others, ...

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Gene Therapy

In research facilities all around the world scientist are attempting to stop diseases at their very roots. Instead of trying to find drugs to cure illnesses they are trying to change the genes that cause the diseases. The process by which this is done is called . is the deliberate alteration ...

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Morality And Ethics And Computers

There are many different sides to the discussion on moral and ethical uses of computers. In many situations, the morality of a particular use of a computer is up to the individual to decide. For this reason, absolute laws about ethical computer usage is almost, but not entirely, impossible to ...

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The Flu

Introduction: This report will suggest ways to educate the public about and shot. The purpose of this report is to research and state the reasons people think getting shot is not important. In addition, to suggest ways to educate the public about the benefits of getting the flu shot and the ...

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