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Directions:  Each week you will be asked to state the tests you wish to perform

Directions:  Each week you will be asked to state the tests you wish to perform in order to identify your Unknown organism.  Once you have chosen your desired tests, the results will be provided for you to interpret before stating which tests you would like to perform next.  It is important to note that you should not preform all of the tests we performed in class.  Some were specific for Gram-positive and some for Gram-negative.  In a laboratory you would…

Assignment Critical thinking is the process of actively applying analyzing and e

Assignment Critical thinking is the process of actively applying analyzing and evaluating information gathered from observation, experience or communication and can be a guide to belief and action.  In order to complete this assignment, I would like you to complete an annotated bibliography and opinion paper on any topic covered by this class.  Consult the PowerPoints and your book for ideas. Don't over analyze this - you are very opinionated even if you don't think you are.  If I say…

Dr. Mac I. OVERVIEW:  You are required to do a special written report in this cl

Dr. Mac I. OVERVIEW:  You are required to do a special written report in this class on a topic listed at end of this handout. This is a requirement, and not bonus pts. II. REMEMBER:  DO NOT PLAGARIZE THE REPORT BY COPING INFORMATION DIRECTLY FROM THE INTERNET!   For maximum points, please write the report in your own words and analysis.   III. WORTH OF REPORT: The report is worth 100 pts toward your grade in lecture, the same as…

Write a fully developed paper in which you: Assess how the Carlson SAN approach

Write a fully developed paper in which you: Assess how the Carlson SAN approach would be implemented in today’s environment. Compare the pros and cons of consolidating data on a SAN central data facility versus the dispersed arrangement it replaces. Evaluate the issues raised from the Carlson SAN mixing equipment from a number of vendors and determine the management options for dealing with this type of situation. Justify the reduction of administration and management of storage networking through Carlson’s IP…

In the section about viruses, our textbook discusses how new strains of flu aris

In the section about viruses, our textbook discusses how new strains of flu arise via viral reassortment. This is also known as genetic reassortment. Read the Tracking the Spread of Bird Flu article about tracking the spread of bird flu that discusses the impact of reassortment. Next, address the following: Discuss the factors that make Alaskan waters in the summertime an optimal place and time for new strains of influenza to arise by genetic reassortment. What do you think is the…

In California, Pacific Northern rattlesnakes prey on California ground squirrels

In California, Pacific Northern rattlesnakes prey on California ground squirrels. Their relationship is a great example of coevolution. Read the Snake Venom Evolved to Kill Specific Squirrels with Shocking Precision article, then address the following questions: Explain why the relationship between these two species is considered an example of coevolution. What did you find most interesting or significant about how the rattlesnake population adapts to the squirrel’s defenses against its venom?

Updates (2020) on improved screening/detection of cancer (30pts_ Read the follow

Updates (2020) on improved screening/detection of cancer (30pts_ Read the following 10 short summaries of some current developments in cancer screening and detection. For each write 3-4 sentences summarizing the main points. Remember, NO PLAGIARISM. Your answers must be your own and you cannot use “quotes” from the articles… 1. Study shows dogs can accurately sniff out cancer in blood  https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190408114304.htm 2. Promising breath-test for cancer https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201005101544.htm 3. Portable 'electronic nose' can accurately pick up esophageal cancer precursor https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/02/200226181124.htm 4.…

HSCI 450: Reflection II: 30 Points This assignment is required to be two full pa

HSCI 450: Reflection II: 30 Points This assignment is required to be two full pages. There will be a 5-point penalty for papers fewer than two full pages, but at least a page and a half. There will be a 15-point penalty for submissions that are less than one page. Spelling and grammar: 0.5 points will be   deducted for spelling and grammar exceeding four or more errors. Introductory paragraph: write a brief   paragraph describing what you will discuss in the…