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How to summarize a scientific article

I have been asked to write a summary of about 400 words on a scientific paper. I am not to include the papers method section. This is what is difficult. What points do I include? Any help would be appreciated. The article is; TLR4 polymorphisms, infectious diseases, and evolutionary pressure during migration of modern humans.

How to write hypothesis

I'm trying to write a good hypothesis and I'm having trouble wording this particular one: HYPOTHESIS: A reagent added to the food sample/solution, should indicate the presence of a simple sugar, starch or protein by changing color while a food sample/solution placed on a piece of brown paper will remain translucent in the pre

Proving/ Disproving a hypothesis

Is it harder to prove a hypothesis than to disprove it? Imagine you wanted to establish that cheetahs are the fastest land animals, and assume you have the ability to clock any animal moving at its top speed. Now, what would it take to disprove the idea that cheetahs are the fastest land animals? What would it take to prove that

A Citizenry that is Reasonably Well-Versed in Science

Would you agree that it is valuable for a nation to have a citizenry that is reasonably well versed in science? I give reasons to justify. Would you say this need has become especially urgent in the last two decades? Why or why not?

The Impact of Biotechnology Applications

Biotechnology allows us to use living organisms or their processes for human needs or purposes. Research how biotechnology is used today. Describe one use of biotechnology, answering the following questions: - What biotechnology application did you choose? Briefly describe this process or application. - What benefits are d

Peer Review Article vs. Popular Press Article Comparison Paper

PEER REVIEW ARTICLE Vs. POPULAR PRESS ARTICLE COMPARISON PAPER (15 points). Prepare a 1050 - 1400+ word paper by obtaining a recent (less than 6 months old) article from the popular press (newspaper or magazine) and then look up a peer reviewed (expert reviewed) journal research article (does not have to be as recent) on the sam

Questions about the scientific method

1. List and describe the steps of the scientific method. 3. Is it sufficient to do a single experiment to test a hypothesis, why or why not? 4. What do you call a sample that goes through all the steps of an experiment but does not contain the factor being tested? 7. Why is it important to test one substanc

Need help with background and hypotheses for biology lab report

A. Background Information The background information of this laboratory report would include information about the slug and the substances that were used in the experiment. 1. You should included the following information on the slug. a. Classification of the organism, including kingdom, phylum, class, or

Report using a template

Select a laboratory procedure or experiment and carry out a review of the hazards and risks associated with the procedure. 1. using a template, write a report outlining, a. all the hazards and risks. b.what equipment, procedures etc. need to be in place in order to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner. Choose an area

Protein Concentration Question

Question1. The data below was obtained in an experiment to determine the protein concentration of two unknown solutions. Analyse the data, plot a suitable graph and determine the protein concentrations of the unknowns Protein standard (mg cm-3) Absorbance at 540nm 0

Biology problems

Please provide detailed answers to the following: 1. IS THIS SCIENCE? In discussions of untapped human potential, it is commonly said that the average person uses only 10% of his or her brain. Is this conclusion likely to be correct? Explain your answer in terms of natural selection. 2. IS THIS SCIENCE? Both the th

Ethical Issues in Research

I need some help answering these questions: 1. What types of ethical issues arise when an organization conducts research? How would you ethically research the solution to a strategic problem facing an organization using various research methodologies? 2. Can you give two examples of an ethical issues in a real world research

Osmosis & Diffusion

In which direction will osmosis occur if a 15% sucrose solution is separated from a 25% sugar solution by a deferentially permeable membrane? If you add a cube of sugar to a drink, how could you speed up the diffusion of the sugar molecules without stirring it? When you soak in water for a long period of time, why do your

Organisms

What would be a simple hypotheses of two different oganisms (not a bee and Flower) that interact with one another. by using the scientific method and imagination how would an experiment test this hypothesis. Be sure to identify variables and a control for them.

This job compares a peer review article and a popular press article.

Ideas and links for obtaining a recent (less than 6 months old) article from the popular press (newspaper or magazine) and a peer reviewed journal article on the same or similar topic are included. Advice on how to clearly summarize each article in is also achieved. What was the attention to details? What triggered the rese

Case Study "The Life Around Us"

Identify two different types of organisms that you have seen interacting, such as bees and flowers. Now form a simple hypothesis about this interaction. Use the scientific method and your imagination to design an experiment that tests this hypothesis. Be sure to identify variables and a control for them. Text Book: B

Is this science?

Is this Science? Biologist E. O. Wilson has estimated that 27,000 species go extinct each year. Sinec skeptics, however, point out that scientists have documented the disappearance of only 1100 species over the past 500 years. Does this observation demonstrate that Wilson's estimate is inaccurate? Explain your answer.

APA and APS on the World Wide Web, Empirical Research

Part 1 1.What do the following examples show us about the need for empirical research? Provide not only your answer to each question, but your rationale for your answer. a. If you drop a bullet off a 3-foot-high table, and fire another one straight across an empty football field, which will hit the ground first? b.

Hypothetical Experiments

Hypothetical experiment 1. If you were to search around your house for any products that you use in your house that list the following what would they be: a. Keep out of reach of children b. Precautionary statements - hazards to humans and domestic animals c. Do not use around water, do not apply directly to water d. D

Need article recommendations

Can you give me some recommendations on a peer review article and a popular press article? Start work on Peer Review Article Vs. Popular Press Article. I have to prepare a paper by obtaining a recent (less than 6 months old) article from the popular press (newspaper or magazine) and then look up a peer reviewed journal ar

Osmosis finding the concentration of potato cell sap

I need results for the experiment of osmosis by only changing the concentration outside the potato. But using the values volume of the total solution 20cm cubed the potato just using a normal cork borer cutting the pieces of potato to 2 cms for the results I need 5 results to be taken 3 times at a range of pure water to 2 m

Examples of possible hypothethical grant proposal experiements

This is not real, but mearly a non-fiction scenario: In isolating a novel protein from th esynapse of a cocroach that I have discovered, I get to name it too. Using immunohistochemistry, I determine that the chemical is found in axon terminals. Thus, I suspect that it might have something t do with synaptic release of vessicle

How to conduct a digital literature review

The internet can be a great resource for scientific information, however you need to make sure your internet sources are reliable and the information you gain from them is truthful. The advent of the internet also allows students a unique opportunity to search through databases of scientific peer reviewed journals online and of

How to write a laboratory report using standard biological science format

Learning to write a laboratory report is often a hard frustrating task for students. Lab reports must be written following a specific format and must be clear and concise. This type of writing is much different than what is expected from you in other courses. The following solution outlines the sections of laboratory reports

Cell Biology and its Internal Components

1. Identify two different types of organisms that you have seen interacting, such as bees and flowers. Now form a simple hypothesis about this interaction. Use the scientific method and your imagination to design an experiment that tests this hypothesis. Be sure to identify variables and a control for them. 1A Select a mole

What should I have seen in this experiment with two potato slices?

I placed one potato slice in tape water and the other in a salt solution. What is the difference in the texture of the potatoe slices? I didn't see a change. But the next question that was asked was, What happened to the potato slice in the salt solution to cause the observed change? I couldn't answer this question because I did