Progress Report #1
What characteristics are usually used to describe something that is alive?
Metabolism, movement, reproduction
Five fundamental characteristics:
Energy: plants absorb sunlight/animals digest food
Cells: organisms are made up of memb
Reflection Questions: Organic Molecules Tutorial
Slide 10: Scientists have found that there is a link between misshapen proteins and brain
disorders, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. When there is a breakdown in a bodys
system for making sure
Progress Report #3
1. What is a gene?
Heritable factor that controls a specific characteristic
Made up of DNA, act as the instructions to make proteins
Every person has two copies of each gene-one from each parent
2. How do they give an organ
1. Explain why the pine needles kept taking up CO2 from the biochamber during the first few
minutes of data collection, despite being in the complete dark.
As we demonstrated in our Chloroplast Voyage, use of CO2 continues in the chloroplast
even when the
Performance Enhancing Benefits/Health Consequences/Unintended side-effects
What are the health consequences (positive and negative) for using each of these methods on other
body systems (Kidney/Liver, Respiratory/Immune systems, Nervous System/Brain)?
The Battle Against Blood Doping in Competitive Running
The practice of blood doping has been a highly controversial topic within the sports
world. This topic has become so common in competitive sports that immediately after winning
an event, athletes are
DID VIKING DISCOVER LIFE ON MARS?
HAROLD P. KLEIN
SETI Institute, 2035 Landings Drive, Mtn. View, CA 94043, U.S.A.
(Received 3 August, 1998)
Abstract. A major argument in the claim that life had been discovered during the Viking mission to Mars is that th