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Biology by definition is the scientific study of life, both past and present. Since biology touches almost every aspect of our lives

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Biology by definition is the scientific study of life, both past and present. Since biology touches almost every aspect of our lives, it is constantly changing and studied by scientists all around the world. If you look at the news, listen to the radio or search online, new studies are being done or being discovered and presented as current events. Your goal as new budding biologist is to work by yourself and presentan oral presentation and a written proposal about the latest trends in biology research/ studies (The paper must be published within the year). All topics have to be in the theme of biology this can include but not limited to: evolution, genetics, climate change, sustainable alternatives (biofuel), pollution, discovery of new species, and discovery in medicine such as cancer, Zika virus, etc. (cancer, has been taken

This is a first come, first serve assignment and there will not be repeated topics presented. The goal of this proposal is to help you organize your thoughts and topic and it allows me to give you helpful feedback that will improve your presentation.Your proposal should be typed and about 1-2 pages in length. It is one proposal per group so make sure everyone’s name is on the proposal. This assignment is due at the beginning of class, but you can turn in this proposal before the date. Youshould include the sections listed below:

1. Research Topic/Paper

Article/ journal: title, date of publication, journal/ article publisher name. Within the year!

2.Who made the discovery and when and where did it occur.

Author(s) name and when this discovery was made. Where did this study/ research take place?

3. Rationale (Background and Motivation for your study)

Describe why your group selected this topic? Why, is it interesting and how is it important to the biologicalcommunity?

4. Objectives

Describe the research/ study in a few paragraphs, what did they do. Is this a new discovery? If not, when was this study last conducted?

5. References Cited

Where did you get this information from, when it was published and it should be a primary literature source.

6. Copy of article

I need a printed copy of your article, attached to your proposal (Just the first main page) or you can email me a copy by the due date.

Some sources:

“Neurological consequences of traumatic brain injuries in sports,

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as well as 2 follow up post


For this week’s discussion, be sure you have read the article “Neurological consequences of traumatic brain injuries in sports,” by Helen Ling, John Hardy, and Henrik Zetterberg. This reading is available through the following link:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mcn.2015.03.012.

Ling, H., Hardy, J., & Zetterberg, H. (2015). Neurological consequences of traumatic brain injuries in sports. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. Article in Press.

Professional as well as amateur athletes in contact sports including football, soccer, boxing and hockey are at risk for repeated concussions. Fortunately, the medical community is examining the long-term effects of repeated concussions or traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) on athletes with the goal of identifying preventative measures as well as treatments. In 2012, the National Football League donated $30 million dollars to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health to support research in brain injuries. The Ling et al. article from this week’s assigned reading discusses how chronic brain injuries lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative disease including memory loss, confusion, aggression, depression, abnormal impulse control, impaired judgment, and ultimately dementia.

In this week’s Discussion, respond to the following:

  1. What are the types of brain injuries that occur in high-impact sports?
  2. At the cellular level, how are neurons and glia believed to be affected by TBIs?
  3. What are the macroscopic features (neuropathology) of chronic TBI? How is the structure of the brain affected?
  4. Do you think enough is currently being done to protect amateur and/or professional players? Why or why not?
  5. Do you believe there should be new rules and regulations and/or development of new protective gear? Why or why not?
  6. What do you think should be done to protect professional players from TBIs? Would you recommend the same interventions for amateur players? Why or why not?
  7. How would you advise a friend about their participation in professional football regarding repeated concussions?

Research Economic Considerations – “Quarantine and Emergency Preparedness”

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Option # 2: Research Economic Considerations – “Quarantine and Emergency Preparedness”

This week, you are researching various elements that will go into your final case study as part of your final Community Action Plan. Review the Portfolio Project description and grading rubric in the Module 8 folder.

This week, conduct research on the following:

  • What might be some of the expenses associated with solving the public health issue you have identified? Think about labor, infrastructure, advertising, transportation, and building materials, for example.
  • What could be some possible economic ramifications if a solution is not found to the public health issue?
  • What are the economic benefits, and to whom, of finding solutions to the public health issue you have identified?

Instructions:

  • Write a well-organized list that is a 2- to 3-page paper, not including the title and reference pages, which are required.
  • The paper must be formatted correctly using APA style. Remember, all research material used in your paper must be paraphrased and include an in-text citation.
  • Your paper must be properly cited and formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.
  • This is an individual paper; however, you should reflect on our Discussion Forums and incorporate ideas from there, as appropriate.
  • Be sure you utilize your text appropriately as a reference and cite at least one other credible external reference such as a website or journal article to support your proposed resolution of the case.
  • Your external sources can be trade publications, government information, newspaper articles, or scholarly or peer-reviewed journal articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find these sources.

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Biology by definition is the scientific study of life, both past and present.

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Biology by definition is the scientific study of life, both past and present. Since biology touches almost every aspect of our lives, it is constantly changing and studied by scientists all around the world. If you look at the news, listen to the radio or search online, new studies are being done or being discovered and presented as current events. Your goal as new budding biologist is to work by yourself and presentan oral presentation and a written proposal about the latest trends in biology research/ studies (The paper must be published within the year). All topics have to be in the theme of biology this can include but not limited to: evolution, genetics, climate change, sustainable alternatives (biofuel), pollution, discovery of new species, and discovery in medicine such as cancer, Zika virus, etc. (cancer, has been taken

This is a first come, first serve assignment and there will not be repeated topics presented. The goal of this proposal is to help you organize your thoughts and topic and it allows me to give you helpful feedback that will improve your presentation.Your proposal should be typed and about 1-2 pages in length. It is one proposal per group so make sure everyone’s name is on the proposal. This assignment is due at the beginning of class, but you can turn in this proposal before the date. Youshould include the sections listed below:

1. Research Topic/Paper

Article/ journal: title, date of publication, journal/ article publisher name. Within the year!

2.Who made the discovery and when and where did it occur.

Author(s) name and when this discovery was made. Where did this study/ research take place?

3. Rationale (Background and Motivation for your study)

Describe why your group selected this topic? Why, is it interesting and how is it important to the biologicalcommunity?

4. Objectives

Describe the research/ study in a few paragraphs, what did they do. Is this a new discovery? If not, when was this study last conducted?

5. References Cited

Where did you get this information from, when it was published and it should be a primary literature source.

6. Copy of article

I need a printed copy of your article, attached to your proposal (Just the first main page) or you can email me a copy by the due date.

Some sources:

www.nationalgeographic.comwww.bbc.news.com

www.discoverychannel.comwww.animalplanet.com

www.peta.orgwww.amnh.org

www.sciencedaily.comwww. Sciencedirect.com

www.journals.elsevier.comwww.iflscience.com

www.popsci.comhttp://www.sciencemag.org/

www.livescience.com/environmentwww.sciencenews.org

www.nytimes.com/section/climatewww.nfs.gov

Shouldn’t be too hard! Easy Grader

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There are 11 Question, they are all in the document attached, along with all instructions. if you have any questions feel free to ask me! I have no time to do this assignment, thought it was due in another week!! Shouldn’t be too hard! Easy Grader

Evaluating Your Own Risk for Inherited Disease

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Evaluating Your Own Risk for Inherited Disease

For this Assignment you will think about your individual health and health risks. What genetic diseases or problems might you face during your lifetime? Predisposition to heart disease, breast cancer, diabetes? You may consider your own health risks or those of other individuals such as a family member or friend. Then, in a paper of 750–1,000 words, address the following issues:

  • What genetic diseases or problems were determined to be potential issues?
  • Provide an introduction of the disease, outlining the major signs/symptoms of the disorder and the reason why this was selected as a genetic/inherited disease?
  • Research the mode of inheritance for this disease/trait? Why? If you are not able to find a specific mode of inheritance, provide a hypothesis for the mode of inheritance. Explain your thinking here very thoroughly; this should take up about half of the length of the Assignment.
  • What other information would help you draw better conclusions about this disease?
  • What problems did you encounter in gathering information about your family’s history or that of the person you interviewed?
  • If you were to have a child, what could you tell him or her about his/her chances of inheriting the diseases based upon your research about the inheritability of the trait you are researching?

Finally, visit the library by clicking on the “Library” link on the Campus homepage. Select the option to perform an advanced search. Find two references that pertain to the disease/trait you selected. Record the methods that you used to discover these sources, and answer the following questions:

  • Which search term(s) did you use?
  • Did you use combinations of search terms?
  • Which methods resulted in the most “hits” or results?
  • Did you refine any of your searches? In other words, did you perform an initial search and then further narrow the results?

Amniotic eggsBilateral symmetr

Part A – (possible 80 points)

For Part A there are 4 parts you need to include – see numbered bullets below. You are to make a chart detailing the acquisition of traits from sponges to mammals. It may be done in the form of a table, a concept map, an outline, or a phylogenetic tree. The following traits must be included and defined, along with the evolutionary advantage(s) of each and the organism that first exhibited the trait.

1) List the traits in the order in which they appear from an evolutionary standpoint. You will start with multicellularity, then tissues, then radial symmetry and so on and so forth. (20 points)

2) Define all traits. (20 points)

3) Determine the organism the trait was first found in. Be sure to list only the organism the trait was FIRST found in. Hint!You can determine this by using the phylogenetic trees in your textbook.Starting on page 699 there is a phylogenetic tree with some of the traits.More mini-phylogenetic trees can be found on subsequent pages (702, 704, 705, etc and ending on page 880) (20 points)

4) Provide the evolutionary advantage of each trait. (20 points)

Amniotic eggsBilateral symmetryClosed circulatory systemCoelomDeuterostomeDorsal tubular nerve cordEndoskeletonEndothermyExoskeletonFeathersFour chambered heartGillsHairHollow bonesJawsLimbsLungsMammary glandsMulticellularityNotochordOpen circulatory systemJointed appendagesPharyngeal pouchPostanal tailPsedocoelomRadial symmetryScalesSegmentationSwim bladderThree chambered heartTissuesTwo-chambered heartVertebral column