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  • Wild Fires

    Wild Fires

    Wild Fires A wildfire is one of the most destructive natural disasters known to man. Even though a wildfire is called a natural disaster, nine out of ten wildfires are caused by humans. Other causes of wildfires can include lightning strikes and arson, just to name a few. A wildfire

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  • Wiliiam Shockley-Autobiography

    Wiliiam Shockley-Autobiography

    William Shockley was born on February 13, 1910 in London, England. He is most famously noted for winning the Nobel Prize in physics in 1956. He won this for being the co-inventor of the transistor with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain. Shockley's parents were both Americans. His father,

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  • Wing Pattern Evolution And The Origins Of Mimicry Of North American Admirals

    Wing Pattern Evolution And The Origins Of Mimicry Of North American Admirals

    Admiral butterflies (genus Limenitis) are a particularly appealing system to address questions regarding wing pattern evolution and speciation. This genus is unusual among other butterflies in that mimicry has evolved multiple times and hybridization is frequent between wing pattern forms. An interesting fact of wing pattern evolution within this genus

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  • Wireless Communications

    Wireless Communications

    Wireless Communications Wireless communications are everywhere. People around the world regularly send and receive messages wirelessly, that is, transmitted through the air. Three types of wireless communications include wireless messaging services, wireless Internet access points, and global positioning systems. People use mobile phones, PDAs, and other mobile devices to access

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  • Wireless: The New Backseat Driver?

    Wireless: The New Backseat Driver?

    On Thursday, General Motors demonstrated a vehicle-to-vehicle, or V2V, wireless communication system that alerts you when a collision is imminent. The automaker equipped regular Cadillac STS sedans with wireless and Global Positioning System antennae and computer chips that allow the cars to communicate with other vehicles with similar equipment. Click

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  • Wiss. Arb.

    Wiss. Arb.

    1 ALLGEMEINES ZUM INHALT 2 1.1 Zweck 2 1.2 Wissenschaftlichkeit 3 1.2.1 Die wissenschaftliche Methode 3 1.2.2 Wissenschaftliche Theorien 3 1.2.3 Wissenschaftssprache 3 1.2.3.1 PrÐ"¤zision und VerstÐ"¤ndlichkeit 3 1.2.3.2 WertneutralitÐ"¤t 4 1.2.3.3 Empirisch fundiert 4 1.2.3.4 Mathematik und Logik als Hilfswissenschaften 4 1.3 Themenwahl und Fragestellung 4 1.4 Materialsuche 4

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  • Wizard Island

    Wizard Island

    Wizard Island Wizard Island is undoubtedly a unique and interesting name for a volcano, in fact this volcano maybe better known as the island volcano in the middle of crater lake. Wizard Island is located in the west coast of crater lake, Oregon (United States) on the North American continent,

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  • Wolverine

    Wolverine

    The Gulo gulo, an elusive mammal, is the fiercest creature in its family, Mustelidae. Its most common name is the wolverine but is also referred to as the skunk bear, glutton, and carcajou. The conservation of this carnivorous mammal insures not only the wolverine's survival but also the survival of

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  • Wood

    Wood

    Which type of wood absorbs water the quickest? I. Introduction A. Thesis statement: Different species of wood absorb water differently II. Definition A. What wood is B. What wood consists of III. Properties of wood. A. Moisture content B. Shrinkage C. Permeability D. Thermal properties E. Electrical properties F.

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  • Woodland

    Woodland

    Species Distribution Biodiversity in Beech/Sycamore Woodland. Introduction For our coursework we went to Weston Woods, Baldock, Hertfordshire. It was originally planted 200 years ago to provide the locals with beech furniture, which is called deflected succession*. The woods were planted on a chalk escarpment, and chalk is a poor soil

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  • Woodland Coursework

    Woodland Coursework

    Species Distribution Biodiversity in Beech/Sycamore Woodland. Introduction For our coursework we went to Weston Woods, Baldock, Hertfordshire. It was originally planted 200 years ago to provide the locals with beech furniture, which is called deflected succession*. The woods were planted on a chalk escarpment, and chalk is a poor soil

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  • Woodland Study

    Woodland Study

    Species Distribution Biodiversity in Beech/Sycamore Woodland. Introduction For our coursework we went to Weston Woods, Baldock, Hertfordshire. It was originally planted 200 years ago to provide the locals with beech furniture, which is called deflected succession*. The woods were planted on a chalk escarpment, and chalk is a poor soil

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  • Work

    Work

    In High School I took several art classes. The last one I took, my senior year, probably left the biggest impression on me. Not because of what the teacher gave me, but because of what I gave myself. My teacher’s name was Mrs. Lerose, from now on Mrs. L as

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  • World Aids Pandemic

    World Aids Pandemic

    World AIDS Pandemic: The Ravaging of Botswana, Malawi, and Lesotho Pandemic is defined as “a disease prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; an epidemic over a larger area.” (www.dictionary.com) “More than 22 million people have died from AIDS worldwide, and over 42 million people are living

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  • World Literature

    World Literature

    Meghan Morrisey (965049) Professor Robinson STS 2103 April 10th 2007 The Consequences of Tourism and Waste Accumulation in Fragile Environments: Everest “The Highest Garbage Dump in the World” In the magazines like National Geographic or any adventure tourism magazines, one sees pictures of Mount Everest in its lonely majestic beauty.

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  • Worstjobs

    Worstjobs

    Roy Bobo TURD DIVER - cleans the grate at the sewer treatment plant HOG SLAUGHTERHOUSE PROCESSOR - I work in a slaughterhouse where we process hogs. They come in by the truckload and sometimes I have to lead them to the killing pen and kill them with a bullet in

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  • Xbrl

    Xbrl

    1.Verfahrensbezeichnung: XBRL = eXtensible Business Reporting Language 2.Verfahrenszweck: XBRL, eine auf XML (eXtensible Markup Language) basierende Technologie, wird mit dem Ziel entwickelt, ein international brauchbares und anerkanntes elektronisches Standard-format fÐ"јr die Darstellung und die Kommunikation von GeschÐ"¤ftsdaten, wie Jahresab-schlÐ"јssen sowie anderen finanziellen und nichtfinanziellen Berichten, zu schaffen und zu etablieren.

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  • Xyy Syndrome

    Xyy Syndrome

    The first published report of a man with a 47,XYY chromosome constitution was by Dr. Avery A. Sandberg, et al. in 1961. It was an incidental finding in a normal 44-year-old, 6 ft. [183 cm] tall man of average intelligence. [edit] Effects [edit] Physical traits XYY syndrome typically causes no

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  • Xyy Syndrome, Jacob Syndrome

    Xyy Syndrome, Jacob Syndrome

    XYY Syndrome, Jacob Syndrome XYY Syndrome, better known as the Jacob Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder which affects males due to an extra Y chromosome. Healthy males have 46 chromosomes including one X and one Y chromosome. Men with XYY syndrome have 47 chromosomes, two of which are

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  • Yak Lab

    Yak Lab

    Yak Lab Natural selection is the process by which favorable heritable traits become more common in successive generations of a population of reproducing organisms, and unfavorable heritable traits become less common. Natural selection acts on the phenotype, or the observable characteristics of an organism, such that individuals with favorable phenotypes

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  • Yeast

    Yeast

    An experiment to demonstrate the effect of temperature on fermentation by yeast The purpose of this laboratory is to observe how temperature affects the metabolism of Grape juice by visibly noting the volume changes of identical food mixes containing yeast at different temperatures. Background Information If yeast is added to

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  • Yeast Respiration

    Yeast Respiration

    Biology-Respiration-Rate of Yeast Respiration Aim: An investigation to find out how temperature affects the rate of yeast respiration. Variables: Fixed variables: Through out the investigation I will keep the amount of yeast/glucose solution the same (50 ml). Also the amount of time I will run the experiment for at each

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  • Yellow Fever

    Yellow Fever

    HISTORY Dengue is a disease that that came from the Spanish word at the Swahili phrase "ki denga pepo", which means "cramp-like seizure caused by an evil spirit". During an outbreak in a Caribbean in 1827-1828, dengue fever emerged. The outbreaks of dengue fever have been reported throughout history. The

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  • Zara Porter Analysis

    Zara Porter Analysis

    Porter Analysis of the Zara Fashion Chain The Zara fashion chain, with 546 stores in 30 countries today ?from which 340 are outside Spain- and ?2914,3 millions of total sales in 2002, is undoubtedly the group?s locomotive (Inditex, 2003). In 2002 it represented 33% of the group?s total stores, accounted

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  • Zoo Report

    Zoo Report

    Zoo Report There is a lot I learned studying the primates. Primates are very fasincating and I think there is a lot more to learn about them. There are many different primates in the world and for many of them not much is known. Primates have many different characteristics and

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  • Zoo Report

    Zoo Report

    Throughout my zoo experience I did observe some unique and different behaviors that would most likely not occur in the wild. Since I watched the gibbons the longest I have much information on them. On behavioral difference it is based on the environment since now they are swinging on symmetrical

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  • вЂ?Do Different Race Of People Have Different Levels Of Intelligence’. Critically Discuss This Claim.

    �Do Different Race Of People Have Different Levels Of Intelligence’. Critically Discuss This Claim.

    First let me discuss intelligence; Intelligence can’t be pinned down to one central skill it is considered a very broad term. Spearman defines intelligence as well defined tests that correlate to give a measure of intelligence, a well known and widely used test is the intelligence quotient or IQ test

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