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Should The United States End Drug Prohibition?
Should The United States End Drug Prohibition?
Should The United States End Drug Prohibition? Word Count: 5346 The Federal Government, while trying to protect us from our human nature, developed harsh anti-drug policies with the hope of eradicating drugs. At the time, these policies seemed simple enough: we will impose penalties on those who use substances illegally, we will intercept drugs coming from other countries while ending all drug cultivation in the States, and we will even try to prevent foreign governments from growing these subs
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society or succumb to popular opinion and legalize Marijuana. Marijuana is a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma. Marijuana is even a helping factor for relieving some symptoms of A.I.D.S. Still the government of our nation has Marijuana classified as a Division I drug. Which means it serves no medical use and does in no way benefit society. The studies outdated a
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy Word Count: 2309 The practice of massage therapy is rapidly growing in the United States. It has numerous benefits to offer and is becoming more widely accepted as a medical practice by doctors and the general public. Massage is defined as: …the systematic manual or mechanical manipulations of the soft tissues of the body by such movements as rubbing, kneading, pressing, rolling, slapping, and tapping, for therapeutic purposes such as promoting circulation of the blood and lymph
Prozac: Mania
Prozac: Mania
Prozac: Mania Prozac: Mania Yeah, I\'m on Prozac, I hear quite often, said as if the speaker had just received a new Porsche. I often do catch myself responding with, I\'m on Zoloft isn\'t modern medicine great? In a way, this exchange is a way of bonding. In another, more twisted way, it is a way of receiving a stamp of approval from my peers, for antidepressants have become extremely widespread and widely accepted. Prozac...has entered pop culture...becoming the stuff of cartoons and sta
Diverrsity of Plants
Diverrsity of Plants
Diverrsity of Plants Diverrsity of Plants Plants evolved more than 430 million years ago from multicellular green algae. By 300 million years ago, trees had evolved and formed forests, within which the diversification of vertebrates, insects, and fungi occurred. Roughly 266,000 species of plants are now living. The two major groups of plants are the bryophytes and the vascular plants; the latter group consists of nine divisions that have living members. Bryophytes and ferns require free water s
The AIDS virus is one of the most deadly and most
The AIDS virus is one of the most deadly and most
AZT AZT The AIDS virus is one of the most deadly and most wide spread diseases in the modern era. The disease was first found in 1981 as doctors around the United States began to report groups of young, homosexual men developing a rare pneumonia caused by an organism called Penumocystis carini. These patients then went on to develop many other new and rare complications that had previously been seen only in patients with severely damaged immune systems. The Center for Disease Control in the Uni
Plants
Plants
plants plants: Plant are any number of the plant kingdom,with about 260,000 known species of mosses, liver work, ferns, harbeceous and woody plants, bushes, vines, trees, and other forms that mantle the Earth and are also found in its waters. Plants increase in size from small. Though the first plants appeared on land only about a half a billion years ago, today they account for by far the largest proportion of the earths biomass. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Transgenic Rice Plants
Transgenic Rice Plants
Transgenic Rice Plants Word Count: 2463 For centuries, rice has been one of the most important staple crops for the world and it now currently feeds more than two billion people, mostly living in developing countries. Rice is the major food source of Japan and China and it enjoys a long history of use in both cultures. In 1994, worldwide rice production peaked at 530 million metric tons. Yet, more than 200 million tons of rice are lost each year to biotic stresses such as disease and insect inf
Water
Water
Water Word Count: 569 c Water is the most important substance in our evolution and our daily lives. Without water, life as we know it would not have been possible. This essay will examine the water molecule in order to ascertain how it brought about Earth\'s thriving ecosystem and how important it is to us today. Each water molecule consists of one oxygen atom and two hydrogen atoms. The oxygen atom (or the apex of the water molecule) bears a slight electronegative charge while hydrogen possess
Ozone
Ozone
Ozone Ozone Ozone (O3) is a molecule consisting of three oxygen atoms, similar to the oxygen we breathe (O2), however oxygen consists of only two oxygen atoms. In the stratosphere, a region high up in the upper atmosphere, light rays are responsible for the breaking down of oxygen (O2), breathable oxygen into its two separate oxygen atoms. Lone oxygen atoms are markedly reactive. When a lone oxygen atom comes into contact with a breathable oxygen molecule (O2) it combines to form ozone (O3). The
What is happy smoke?
What is happy smoke?
What is happy smoke? Word Count: 1440 Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. You may hear marijuana called by street names such as pot, herb, weed, grass, boom, Mary Jane, gangster, or chronic. There are more than 200 slang terms for marijuana. Sinsemilla (sin-seh-me-yah; it\'s a Spanish word), hashish ( hash for short), and hash oil are stronger forms of marijuana. All forms of marijuana are mind-altering. In other w
Alzheimer's Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone
Alzheimer's Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone
Alzheimer\'s Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone Alzheimer\'s Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always – with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses are so great that a person does not know who or where they are the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer\'s disease destroys the brain memory function, many
Where has Yesterday Gone
Where has Yesterday Gone
Where has Yesterday Gone Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always – with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses are so great that a person does not know who or where they are the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer’s disease destroys the brain memory function, many do not realize precisely how the memory is destroyed once one is aware o
On Gold
On Gold
On Gold What\'s so special about this gold stuff, anyway? I mean, it\'s expensive because it\'s rare but why do we use it in jewellery? Gold has a couple of fairly unique properties that have made it attractive to jewellers throughout history. Prime among these is its resistance to corrosion. The only chemical that can dissolve or even tarnish pure gold is royal water, a mixture so fiendish few of us are ever likely to encounter it and those who do will have other things to worry about than i
To Take Or Not To Take
To Take Or Not To Take
To Take Or Not To Take Word Count: 1622 To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society or succumb to popular opinion and legalize Marijuana. Marijuana is a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma. Marijuana is even a helping factor for relieving some symptoms of A.I.D.S. Still the government of our nation has Marijuana classified as a Division I drug. Which means it serves no medical use and does in no way benefit society. Th
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Breast Cancer: In the United States in 1999 alone, an estimated 43,700 people will die from breast cancer. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Miscellaneous [Paper Title]: Breast Cancer [Text]: _Breast Cancer _ In the United States in 1999 alone, an estimated 43,700 people will die from breast cancer. It is the number two cancer killer among females ages 15 to 54. On average if a woman gets this di
Cloning
Cloning
Cloning Word Count: 2032 The first thing that must be cleared up is what is cloning, and what is a clone. A clone is an organism derived asexually from a single individual by cuttings, bulbs, tubers, fission, or parthenogenesis reproduction ( Cloning , 1997). Pathogenesis reproduction is the development of an organism from an unfertilized ovum, seed or spore ( Pathogenesis , 1997). So cloning, biologically speaking, is any process in which production of a clone is successful. Therefore, the bio
An Argument for the Legalization of Drugs, Based o
An Argument for the Legalization of Drugs, Based o
An Argument for the Legalization of Drugs, Based on John Stuart Mills\' Revised Harm Principle An Argument for the Legalization of Drugs, Based on John Stuart Mills\' Revised Harm Principle The question of whether or not to legalize certain drugs has been debated for decades. Although opponents have thus far been successful in preventing this, there are nonetheless a substantial number of people who believe that legalization should be given a chance. Their arguments range from the seeming i
Psychology
Psychology
Psychology Psychology INTRODUCTION The study of the way people think and behave is called psychology. The field of psychology has a number of sub-disciplines devoted to the study of the different levels and contexts of human thought and behavior. Social psychology, for example, deals with human thought and action in a social context, while physiological psychology is concerned with thought and behavior at the level of neurology. Another division of psychology, comparative psychology compares th
The One Truth of Reality
The One Truth of Reality
The One Truth of Reality The One Truth of Reality The one single truth of reality is not measured or distinguished -- it is the ultimate paradox. The journey by which one achieves this truth can be a journey of increasing realizations of paradoxes, and finally, freedom from the bubble of limitation of a mind that would perceive such paradoxes as paradoxes in the first place. Truth is the same as spiritual feeling. Of spiritual perception. Of clear perception. Of freedom of the mind. Freedom of
Dream
Dream
Dream Word Count: 648 DREAMS Theories attempting to explain the origin and functions of REM sleep include: (1) that REM sleep provides stimulation for the development of the brain; (2) that it performs a chemical restoration function, since during REM dreaming neuro-protein synthesis occurs along with the restoration of other depleted brain chemicals; (3) that it provides oculomotor (eye movement) coordination, since during non-REM sleep the eyes move independently of each other; (4) that it pr
Dreams
Dreams
Dreams Dreams Theories attempting to explain the origin and functions of REM sleep include: (1) that REM sleep provides stimulation for the development of the brain; (2) that it performs a chemical restoration function, since during REM dreaming neuro-protein synthesis occurs along with the restoration of other depleted brain chemicals; (3) that it provides oculomotor (eye movement) coordination, since during non-REM sleep the eyes move independently of each other; (4) that it provides a vigila
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Jason Garoutte November 18, 1996 English / Mr. Blunt Multiple sclerosis is one of the most misunderstood diseases of this century. Since it\'s discovery, there is still no known causes, no proven treatments, and no known cure, yet it affects possibly five hundred thousand people in the United States alone. People need to learn more about this disease so it can be brought to the attention of the nation. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous
Damn Near Everything There Is To Know About Cells
Damn Near Everything There Is To Know About Cells
:Damn Near Everything There Is To Know About Cells: Damn Near Everything There Is To Know About Cells: Biology Cell Report There are many parts of a cell, they all have specific duties, and are all needed to continue the life of the cell. Some cells exist as single-celled organisms that perform all of the organism\'s metabolism within a single cell. Such single-celled organisms are called unicellular. Other organisms are made up of many cells, with their cells specialized to perform distinct meta
The Praying Mantis
The Praying Mantis
The Praying Mantis The Praying Mantis (Mantis Religiosa) Contents Introduction Classes First Things First Key Features Basic Features Diet & Combat Style Reproduction Growth & Development Self-Defense Cultural Significance Praying Mantis Kung-Fu INTRODUCTION Praying Mantis is the name commonly used in English speaking countries to refer to a large, much elongated, slow-moving insect with fore legs fitted for seizing and holding insect prey. The name, Praying Mantis more properly refers to t
AIDS. Is the message getting through?
AIDS. Is the message getting through?
AIDS. Is the message getting through? Word Count: 3328 AIDS - What\'s new ? ------------------- Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS to prevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are heeding the
Biotechnology
Biotechnology
Biotechnology Word Count: 27916 Biotechnology: Its application in agriculture Introduction: Persuade public to become aware of the changes Persuade audience to think about where they stand on this very important issue and take action according to your decision. Labeling and careful regulation of genetically manufactured foods v Persuade the American Public to think about the following changes that are being made in Agriculture as a society wish should discuss the issue. v Control genetic techno
Human Genome
Human Genome
Human Genome Word Count: 1462 GENOME PROJECT Adam and Eve were doomed for trying to be like god, this is the same damnation mankind is headed to. Everyone’s dream is to have absolute power and control of everything. The genome project and DNA engineering gives man the ability to create life and cu omize life to his specific needs of likes. So how good is too good? Man’s ability to make life or create perfect human beings so they can be in a state of Utopia will disturb the balance of nature. Ev
The Brain 's Cerebral Cortex
The Brain 's Cerebral Cortex
The Brain \'s Cerebral Cortex Word Count: 710 The brain is three pounds of tissue that are part of the nervous system. It is one of the two basic parts and contains a bout 100 billion nerve cells. The glilia is the cells that take care of the neuron cells ands allow the nueroin cells to carry out all of the impulses and messages that they must send. It is divided in to parts that give you the ability to do everything from swimming to math and more. The brain has two hemispheres, which are mirro
The Journey Of Odysseus And Telemachos
The Journey Of Odysseus And Telemachos
The Journey Of Odysseus And Telemachos Word Count: 2646 In The Odyssey written by Homer and translated by Richard Lattimore, several themes are made evident, conceived by the nature of the time period, and customs of the Greek people. These molded and shaped the actual flow of events and outcomes of the poem. Beliefs of this characteristic were represented by the sheer reverence towards the gods and the humanities the Greek society exhibited, and are both deeply rooted within the story. In the
Enviormentalism
Enviormentalism
Enviormentalism Word Count: 5723 Evironmentalism: The Next Step Broad Social Change Through Personal Commitment Introduction In the last thirty years, America has witnessed an environmental revolution. New laws like the 1963 Clean Air Act and the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act forged new ground in political environmentalism. Social phenomena like Earth Day, organized by Dennis Hayes in 1970, and the beginning of large-scale recycling, marked by Oregon\'s 1972 Bottle Bill, have help change the way