Academic Papers on Mixed Issues in Science

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The Human Hand

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper that provides an overview of the structure of the human hand. This paper considers the role of muscles, ligaments, tendons and bone in creating the movement of the hand. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Anatomy Of The Shoulder

  • 11 page paper

A detailed, 11 page look at the shoulder's anatomy, and some of the injuries that can occur from common activities such as throwing and general overextension. Techniques for treatment and care of the shoulder are presented. Also useful to those studying sports & sports medicine. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The forehand ground stroke in tennis requires the coordination of more than 130 muscles in the legs, back, shoulder and arm for the approach, the back swing (initiation), the forward swing and the contact, and the deceleration. This 20 page paper provides a functional analysis of the forehand ground stroke in tennis by evaluating ...

A 10 page paper describing the five major muscle groups and providing specific information for a representative muscle from each. Includes six drawings of various muscles as well as information regarding their origin, insertion, function, and innervation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

An 11 page overview of the physiological manifestations of stress. Includes specific information regarding the physiologies of three stress induced conditions: inflammatory bowel disease, migraine headaches, and memory loss due to impaired mossy fiber function. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the kinesiology of bowling, including a look at the sagittal view, extension, flexing, eccentric and concentric movements, and the relationship between the bones and muscles during the game. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Endocrine System

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page overview of the endocrine system. Includes specific information on the Ovary (follicle and corpus luteum), Testis, Pancreas, Adrenal glands (medulla and cortex), Thymus, Parathyroid gland, Thyroid, Posterior pituitary gland, Anterior pituitary gland, Hypothalamus and the Pineal gland as well as on their function, hormones, and regulators. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Oxytocin

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page research paper describing the purposes and effects of oxytocin. Oxytocin is one of two hormones produced in the hypothalamus and released by the pituatary glands. It is called the "touch hormone" because it has been found to be associated with the bonding that occurs between mother and child. Studies using this hormone ...

Research Proposal

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper proposing a research project designed to discover some of the mechanisms of pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis resulting from the influence of rheumatoid factor. Early research discovered elevated levels of immunoglobulin G (IgG) in patients seropositive for rheumatoid arthritis, but it was not known if there was any relation between the ...

Research Proposal # 2

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper proposing specific research. One of the perplexing realities of the body of knowledge surrounding some of the paths of differentiation and affinities of specific molecules and specific genes is that they frequently behave in ways unexpected under current theory. Despite the fact that immunoglobulin (Ig) and T-cell receptor genes ...

Cosmogony / An Overview

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page exploration of Astronomical Cosmology or Cosmogony, the branch of astrology and astrophysics which studies the origin of the universe. Includes an explanation of the Big Bang theory, the nature of light, gravity, the Doppler effect, dark matter, Olber's paradox, background radiation, the theory of relativity, and inflation. Bibliography lists nine ...

Gravitation

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page paper on the history of gravity as a known aspect of science. The writer describes the significance of the discovery of gravity using a historical overview. Kepler, Galileo, & Newton are among the many names discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Primordial Black Holes

  • 6 page paper

A good, 6 page overview of the phenomena of primordial black holes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Star Birth

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper discussing how stars are born, dwarf stars, and a brief description of the life of a star. Also includes graphics of different phases of star birth. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A Star is Born

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page paper detailing the birth of a star. A star, like the sun, is a compiled mass of gases. In the examination of the birth of a star we first discuss the formation in a simple description. This is followed by a plausible theory for the formation of our solar system, which gives ...

A comprehensive 8 page research paper on the solar system. Included in the discussion are : a solar system's definition, the Sun's composition, properties of all nine known planets, man's efforts to explore the solar system, and more...All terms are defined and plenty of statistical information is included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page research paper on some of the available information about galaxies in general, including classification types, estimated numbers (more than 50 billion!), and some of the current research into the origins, nature and future of the Universe. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

5 pages in length. A comprehensive research paper-- explaining our galaxy (The "Milky Way") in great detail. The writer describes the history of man's early exploration via telescope, the distance and brightness of stars, attempts to assess The Milky Way's age, problems with matter, and the size/relevance relationship between our own solar system and others. ...

A 7 page essay on some of the benefits realized through the efforts of the nation's space programs. Critics maintain that the billions spent on space exploration would be better used in other ways, that there are no actual benefits realized aside from boosted egos. Topics the paper addresses include: ozone studies, medical ...

12 pages in length. In what has seemed like the blink of an eye, scientific technology has advanced the human race at such breakneck speed that scientists are forever attempting to outdo each previous discovery with a bigger and better replacement. Such is the case with the fantastic discoveries for which the Hubble ...

A 5 page research paper which looks at the Hubble Space Telescope and the ramifications of some of its discoveries on the science of astronomy. The writer discusses what the Hubble has revealed about our own solar system and also the numerous paradoxes that the images from the Hubble have uncovered that may eventually revolutionize ...

A 9 page paper that provides a history of unmanned space flight that has lead up to the Mars Pathfinder mission and the interrelationship of all of those missions to the eventual human habitation of another planets, namely, Mars. The quest for Mars was begun 40 years ago, and all of the space exploration ...

A 5 page discussion of the need for the exploration of this fascinating planet. Argues that the resources which will be provided by Mars and the advances we will achieve in technology and society will offset the costs. Asserts that the exploration of Mars ensures the future of mankind. Bibliography lists 6 ...

6 pages in length. Inasmuch as the space program started out as more of a competition between nations, it has blossomed into its own fruition. Originally a quest to attain first bragging rights with regard to space exploration, the program began as the result of a rivalry between the Soviet Union and the ...

This 7 page research paper looks at the future of U.S. space exploration in light of its somewhat turbulent past. Specifically examined is a proposal to build a space station which will conduct extensive research for the benefit of mankind. The role of NASA, relevant political controversy, and financial obstacles to building such a station ...

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