Dolphins’ Sleeping Patterns

Different mammals have unique and distinct sleeping patterns. For example, rodents such as rats have short frequent sleep intervals while primates such as baboons sleep deeply for lengthy periods (Bryden &Harrison 1986). On the other hand, aquatic mammals such as dolphins exhibit unihemispheric sleeping patterns (Akamatsu, Tadahiko & Yoshimi 1995)....

Biomedical Aspects of Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically Modified Foods Genetically altered foods are the foods that are made using genetically modified organisms. A genetically modified organism (GMO) refers to an organism that has its genetic composition altered through genetic engineering technologies. Examples of such organisms are GMO crops and fish. Recent developments in genetic engineering have...

Separation of Plant Pigments Using Thin Layer Chromatography

Introduction Thin layer chromatography (TLC) is one of the analytical methods that can be used in qualitatively identification of various components with a particular substance. A mixture material can separate, and its fractions determined. The working principle of thin layer chromatography is that the substance dissolves in a solvent and...

How Forces of Evolution Influence Variation

Four forces influence the process of evolution. These forces include natural selection, gene flow, mutation, and genetic drift. Each of these forces has an impact on variation within and between populations. Natural selection refers to the process by which best-suited individuals reproduce offsprings that guarantee their survival and existence. Parents...

First Humans in This World, Who Are They?

Nothing is lost – but a lot has been forgotten about the first humans who have left their stamp on stones and paper as well as hidden in human language. Homo is the Latin name for humans. The adjective is ‘humanus’. The Indo-European root of the word is ‘dhghem’ (Lagu...

Does Australia ‘Punch Above Its Weight on the World Stage?’

Introduction Australia is and always has been involved in world politics; from 1901, it has been involved in nearly every major military conflict that has occurred. Therefore, war has been central to the development of Australian identity; as can be observed in its major national holidays which are commemorated as...

Important Elements of the Research Process

Research can be “defined as a scientific and systematic search for pertinent information on a specific topic” (Kothari, 2000, p. 2). A more precise definition will depict research as a systematic method that consists of “enunciation of a problem, formulation of a hypothesis, collection of facts or data analysis of...

Charles Darwin: Theory of Evolution

An Outline to the Essay This essay consists of an introduction, the theory, its impact, and a conclusion. The introduction talks about the journey of Charles Darwin that lasted for around two years in the ship HMS Beadle, the emergence of the Darwinism theory, along the individual that influenced the...

Description the Life Cycle of Stars

Electromagnetic waves are of the utmost importance in the area of engineering. Modern and classic engineering commonly choose to make use of electromagnetic waves. Optical Astronomy and Wireless Communication employ electromagnetic waves with equal levels of relevance as well (Shevgaonkar, 2005). In terms of the hierarchy of the universe, stars...

Anatomy of Argument and Essay

Introduction It can be quite unapparent, the purpose of the division of the analyzed article into its main elements, other than for educational goals. However, this purpose can be evident when analyzing complex articles where the main point is divided between relating more than one concept to each other and...

Paradigmatic Approach to Research in Management

Introduction The modern research has evolved over time with many teaching, research and healthcare institutions adopting different models of research, mostly basing their research designs on the context of paradigm. The paradigmatic approach to research has gained popularity mainly in the health and social sciences (Blaxter, Hughes & Tight 1148),...

Research in Humanities versus Research in Science

Introduction Research holds a key to superior perception, demystification of peculiar phenomena and knowledge augmentation. A lot of trends and events are well analyzed, evaluated and expressed through research methods; it’s through research that humanity acquires fresh and unknown information which transforms acuity and behavioral tendencies. Whether in sciences or...

Pre-Service Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Mathematics

Introduction In this research work, we intend to employ such method as meta-analysis. Overall, it can be defined as a set of statistical techniques, which enable to juxtapose the results of separate studies and find common tendencies in them (Littell et al, 5). Its essence lies in the identification of...

How Fast Are We According to the Age? The Experiment

The topic of human reaction time in both experimental and real-life conditions has always been of interest to scholars. For example, Collardeau, Brisswalter, and Audiffren (2001) observed the direct connection between the reaction time improvement and exercise (p. 679), while Davranche, Audiffren, and Denjean (2006) proved this finding and explained...

Fertilization Process: The Sperm and the Egg

Movement of spermatozoa (sperm) to ovum in the process of fertilization is peculiar naturally. How does sperm move? How does it locate an ovum? What mechanisms does sperm use to swim and enter into an ovum? These and many more questions baffle many people. However, the bottom line is that...

Sustainable Development: Land Resources and Ethical Consumerism

Ethical consumption and protection of land resources are some of the most important environmental issues today. Corn is the main commodity purchased by half of the world’s population daily. For this reason, cropland management during this period reflected the play of several deep-seated forces affecting the development of American agriculture....

Research Method of Hospitality Industry

Abstract Two studies related to the hospitality industry have been reviewed here in this paper. One pertains to the general perceptions of hospitality students about the industry as a whole. The other is more specific and studies the possible surprise and sense-making that happens when students become employees for the...

Geography Classes Definition

After the completion of the Geography classes, it became understandable for me that Geography is a rather interesting and important class, which gives a great deal of information about the modern world. Being aware of the countries and some specific features of them, it was remarkable for me to get...

Stem Cell Research Debates and Controversies

The science of stem cell treatments is beginning a new stage of exploration and growth that could be the forerunner of unprecedented cures and therapies. The present enthusiasm over prospective stem cell-produced remedies radiates from the innovations of genetic biology. Though one cannot forecast the results from basic research, there...

Correlation: Definition and Examples

Definition Correlation is a statistical term that tends to explain nature and degree of the relationship between variables. The nature of relationship may be either positive or negative depending on how the variables move. The degree of relationship is measured by how closely the variables are correlated, which may either...

Ecology and Biological Adaptation

Introduction The term ecology may be defined as the study of relationships between organisms and their biotic and abiotic environments. On the other hand, cultural ecology may be envisioned as cultural models of the environment and the relation between people and their ecological space. This involves the scientific investigation of...

The Human Brain vs. The Computer

The human brain is a highly intricate piece of machinery. It is an information processing machine that seems to have an infinite ability to store and understand even the most complex bit of information that a human being can come across. As the epitome of information storage and analysis, people...

The United Arab Emirates’ Description

Economy In the year 2008, UAE economy realized a growth of 7.4% and a GDP at current prices of Dh 929.4 billion the same year compared to 5.5% growth and GDP of Dh 729.7 billion according to preliminary data from the Central Statistics Department of the Ministry of Economy. The...

The Mystery of The Bermuda Triangle

Through the ages, there has been a part of the Atlantic Ocean that has been avoided by various ships and airplanes alike due to the belief of people that it can swallow these modes of transportation, including its passengers, alive. The mystery leaves search and rescue parties without any trace...

Cell Phones & Calling Plans in Linear Equations

The document explains how cell phones have become a part of our modern life, how various plans for cell phone usage can be depicted with linear equations making it easy to calculate the total cost based on cell phone usage. The document also provides two examples of linear equations. A...