Viruses Essays and Term Papers
Antibioticshave played a major role in our society thanks to Sir
Alexander Fleming's careful observations in 1928. Without it, many lives
would be in danger due to infectious diseases.
Antibiotics are chemical substances produced by various species of
microorganisms and other living systems that are ...
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Poliomyelitis, infectious virus disease of the central nervous system, sometimes resulting in paralysis. The greatest incidence of the disease, also known as infantile paralysis, is in children between the ages of five and ten years. The disease was described in 1840 by the German orthopedist Jacob von ...
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Aids Is Becoming So WidespreadThe disease called aids is becoming very widespread in the United States. The
question is why. In the following paragraphs the answers to this question will be answered.
Aids is the final, life-threatening stage of infection with human immuondeficiency
virus (HIV). Aids stands for Acquired ...
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The Differences And Similarities Of Pneumonia And TuberculosisPneumonia and tuberculosis have been plaguing the citizens of the world
for centuries causing millions of deaths. This occurred until the creation and
use of antibiotics become more widely available. These two respiratory
infections have many differences, which include their etiology, incidence ...
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Computer Crime In The 1990'sWe're being ushered into the digital frontier. It's a cyberland with
incredible promise and untold dangers. Are we prepared ? It's a battle between
modern day computer cops and digital hackers. Essentially just think what is
controlled by computer systems, virtually everything.
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Linux Against Microsoft Windows
Linux is a free operating system that was developed on the internet.It was formed by Linus Torvalds first,then he put its source code to his web page.After that,the internet hackers and the programmers developed it.It is a Unix-like operating system because it is the main reason to develop the ...
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Tom Clancy's GeniusThe Cold War and post Cold War eras have brought with them many interesting aspects. New technologies initially meant for mass destruction filter down into the civilian world, making current lives easier. One example of this is the anti-lock braking systems of today’s cars. Originally designed to ...
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Environmental Pollution Concerns Come To ForefrontReports that the state finds El Dorado Irrigation District's drinking water system primitive, outdated and an avenue for hazardous pollutants sent El Dorado County residents scrambling for more information Wednesday.
The message that pregnant, elderly and sick residents should boil their water ...
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The Communications Decency ActThe U.S. Government should not attempt to place restrictions on the internet.
The Internet does not belong to the United States and it is not our
responsibility to save the world, so why are we attempting to regulate something
that belongs to the world? The Telecommunications Reform Act has done ...
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Antibiotic Resistance 2During 1997, an event doctors had been fearing finally occurred. In three geographically separate patients, an often deadly bacterium, Staphylococcus aureus, responded poorly to a once reliable antidote--the antibiotic vancomycin. Fortunately, in those patients, the bacteria remained susceptible ...
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AntibioticsAn antibiotic, is defined to be a drug produced by certain microbes.
Most doctors use to help fight the germs in a patient.
are obtained from plants, fungi, air, water, soil, just about anything on earth.
kill and attack the germ or virus in the body, but do not hurt the
human cells, ...
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A new process in bio-chemistry involves the manipulation of
molecules to defeat diseases, viruses, chemical warfare, and to reduce the
cost of bio-chemical engineering. This new process is refined in that the
researcher utilizes new computer technology to model the behavior of
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Needle Exchange ProgramsMore than a million people in the United States inject drugs, at a
cost to society (in health care, lost productivity, accidents, and crime)
of more than fifty billion dollars a year. (Holland n.p.). According to the
Department of Health and Human Services, there were 216,000 heroin ...
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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome(AIDS). What is it? What causes it and why? Can I get it? How can I prevent myself from getting it? All of these questions can be answered. The main problem besides having AIDS, is not being educated enough to know how and why people are dying all over the world.
Aids is caused by a virus ...
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Ebola VirusWith a ninety percent mortality rate, high mutation capability, and
opportunities for genetic re-assortment Ebola Zaire is one of the most deadly
and unforgiving viruses in the known world. A new family of viruses termed
filoviruses, was first discovered in 1967 Marburg W. Germany. Ebola Zaire ...
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Factors Of Parasitic VirulenceWhy do some parasites kill the host they depend upon while
others coexist with their host? Two prime factors determine parasitic
virulence: the manner in which the parasite is transmitted, and the
evolutionary history of the parasite and its host. Parasites which
have colonized a new host ...
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Fire Antshave been in the United States for over sixty years, and almost
every American that lives in or frequently visits the quarantined states which
they inhabit has had an unpleasant run in with these troublesome critters.
Inhabitants of the Southeast who have ever stood unwittingly atop a fire ...
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Jonas SalkFrom the beginning of mankind, man has looked for cures of illness. Jonas
Salk found a cure for one of the worst illnesses in the history of man, polio.
's polio vaccine was a great discovery of his time, and it is still
being used today to eradicate polio worldwide. Dr. Salk is also known for ...
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Our Radiant Planet- Depletion Of The Ozone LayerOzone is a relatively unstable form of molecular oxygen containing three oxygen
atoms produced when upper-atmosphere oxygen molecules are split by ultra violet
light. Stratospheric ozone is found in a broad band, extending generally from 15
to 35km above the earth. Although the ozone layer is ...
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Tom ClancyThe Cold War and post Cold War eras have brought with them many interesting aspects. New technologies initially meant for mass destruction filter down into the civilian world, making current lives easier. One example of this is the anti-lock braking systems of today’s cars. Originally designed to ...
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