The major historical studies that have examined American
biology have emphasized the development of experimental biology at
the end of the nineteenth century. In this characterization, the
descriptive branch of biology has often been treated as less than
important and, in several cases, as a hindrance in the application
There were two viable theories of generation, preformation
and epigenesis, existing in the Seventeenth and
Eighteenth Centuries. Due to their irreconcilable nature,
they were often at loggerheads during this time interval.
The status of these generation theories can be effectively
understood in terms of Thomas Kuhn's conception of preparadigm
The objectives of this research paper are (1) to establish if a
relationship exists between those water-related services - domestic
water and waste disposal - already present in the North Albany are a
prior to 1966 and housing growth that occurred during the period
1966-1975, (2) to assess the impact...
Ninety-six couples were studied during the transition to parenthood in order to assess a) relative contributions of equity and traditionality in sex role attitudes to marital satisfaction prior to parenthood, b) changes in marital satisfaction and equity after the birth of the infant and c) contributions of traditionality, equity, father...
An investigation was made of the photoelectric emission from
sodium and the alteration in the emission produced by sulfur deposited
onto a sodium surface. Measurements were made at the temperature
of liquid nitrogen for photon energies between 2.0 ev and 4.5 ev. The
sodium was investigated in the form of...
This study Is a rhetorical analysis of ten documents of Joseph
Smith, Jr's. early revelations spanning the period of 1829 to 1831
to determine the extent to which he used demagogic rhetoric in pursuit
of his goals. A definition of demagoguery is provided and is
applied in an analysis of...
Regionally preserved in a structural basin, rocks of
the Cretaceous Nanaimo Group nonconformably overlie metavolcanic
and metasedimentary rocks of the Permian and older
Cretaceous rocks of the thesis area occur in three
formations, the Comox, Extension-Protection, and Cedar Dist;
and, during two cycles, were deposited in environments which,...
Acute phase protein (APP) measurement can be used to characterize and rapidly detect inflammation. Serum amyloid A (SAA) and haptoglobin (HP) may be useful for diagnostic and prognostic purposes in horses presenting for colic and other inflammatory diseases. The objective of this thesis was to evaluate the use of SAA...