Productive soils

Productive soils are crucial to feeding the world’s population, but we lose millions of acres to soil degradation every year. What parts of the world are affected and why? What are the causes behind soil degradation, and what can be done to control it?

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Biology

  • Is biology destiny? Why or why not?

• Is it justifiable for the state to take the resources of wealthy citizens in order to benefit their poorer compatriots? Must the state do so in order to be legitimate?

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Significance of Major Discoveries in Modern Biology

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Discoveries in DNA, cell biology, evolution, and biotechnology have been among the major achievements in biology over the past 200 years with accelerated discoveries and insights over the last 50 years. Consider the progress we have made in these areas of human knowledge. Present at least three of the discoveries you find to be most important and describe their significance to society, health, and the culture of modern life.

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Biological primary journal article

Summarize a biological primary journal article that interests you regarding one of these topics. Discuss the
experiment, findings, and overall credibility of the article. MUST BE FROM 2016 OR LATER with a JOURNAL
IMPACT FACTOR OR CITE SOURCE OF 3 OR MORE. Must contain abstract, introduction, methods, results,
discussion, references.

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Who killed Clotilda?

Polymerase Chain reaction for forensic science
Write a one-page affidavit identifying the killer for the court. To justify your identification, note where the DNA samples came from, describe how PCR analysis works (the components, their roles, and the purpose of each step in the reactions), and explain how you came to your conclusion

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Synaptic transmission

For this discussion:

Describe the synapse of a terminal button onto a dendritic membrane.
Indicate at least six ways that a drug can affect synaptic transmission.
Compare the changes in drug reactivity that are noted in tolerance and sensitization.
Explain why each of the six effects occurs. Specifically, what are the chemical behaviors of the drug that cause the effect on the synaptic transmission?
Book :

Carlson, N. R. (2014). Foundations of behavioral neuroscience (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson

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Article description and analysis

Describe analyze and summarize
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeAXvGHsRnY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRalT9DrB-U&feature=youtu.be
Name some very important organs that are not vital organs.
List and functional description all the normal vital organs, including today’s exceptions.
Is it possible to live without a vital organ? Why? Example?
Distinction between assisting or substituting vital organs. Bioethical analysis.
Do the following practices assist or substitute the vital organ? Why?
Dialysis
Respirator
Ventilator
Tracheotomy
CPR
Read ERD Part 5 Introduction and make a detail summary
Unconscious state: Definition.
Clinical definitions of different states of unconsciousness: Compare and contrast
Benefit vs Burden bioethical analysis

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Brain structures

Pick a brain structure (for example, the hypothalamus, hippocampus, amygdala, et cetera). Describe examples of behavioral, cognitive, emotional, or other phenomena that would occur if this structure were to be stimulated or inhibited (damaged). Support your ideas using the course text and at least one other scholarly source. Reference your sources in standard APA format.

Book:

Carlson, N. R. (2014). Foundations of behavioral neuroscience (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

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Microbiome

Part 1 After researching the microbiome and viewing the video, create a journal entry. This entry should be a comprehensive paragraph that addresses the following questions in a minimum of 20 complex sentences. You may include other thoughts besides the answers to the listed questions.

In your own words, what is the microbiome?
What was your knowledge base about the microbiome prior to completing this lesson? Be specific in your explanation. I have none is not sufficient.
After completing this lesson, do you think the microbiome is important? Why or why not?
Will you change any of your current habits to support your microbiome? If so what and why? If not, why not?
Should the general public be informed about the microbiome? Why or why not https://learn-us-east-1-prod-fleet02-xythos.learn.cloudflare.blackboardcdn.com/5c1c67a3c99fc/884140?X-Blackboard-Expiration=1623142800000&X-Blackboard-Signature=O7uazQyL2NU5pamZfj8JwLOmjfYD4NwJuoP1x7OdiM8%3D&X-Blackboard-Client-Id=100808&response-cache-control=private%2C%20max-age%3D21600&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%2A%3DUTF-8%27%27Unlocking%2520the%2520Secrets%2520of%2520the%2520Microbiome.pdf&response-content-type=application%2Fpdf&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Date=20210608T030000Z&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Expires=21600&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAZH6WM4PL5SJBSTP6%2F20210608%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Signature=a358a7279e0ca21f7950f42e71b08233145c581194719005858d2d5d345eb6cb
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part 2 Based on your research and understanding of the Forced Sterilization that occurred in North Carolina as discussed in the video and excerpt from the final report, what are your thoughts on the acts that occurred and the recommended compensation? Support your stance with facts. Thoughtfully responded to at least two peers using a minimum of five complete sentences. Please note: I am not asking for a summary of either media; I am asking for your educated opinion based on facts as presented and use said facts to support your stance.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nshj9rCTPdE
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