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Lung Cancer in dogs

Roba Abduba (Tigithi)
Hi guys, I've been doing this research on dogs and thought of posting about lung cancer in them. Lung cancer in dogs Lungs are a vital organ in both humans as well as dogs, and one of the most important organs in the respiratory system that canines possess. Lungs are designed to move oxygen from the air into the blood stream, and then let carbon dioxide in the blood stream back out into the atmosphere. Because the lungs are such an important organ, a lung cancer diagnosis is very serious...Read More...

terrorism

IMPACTS OF TERRORISM TO THE ECONOMY Direct economic destruction-the most measurable impact of terrorism is physical destruction.The impact of terrorism and war is always negative for the economy and physical destruction is a large reason . because productive resources that might generated valuable goods and services are destroyed Increased uncertainty in the markets -even if you do not live anywhere near the terrorist attacks , you might still be negatively impacted indirectly. This is...Read More...

Importance of neurosurgery

Hello butterfly,it have been long since I posted.Today I have come with my research about the importance of neurosurgery. Importance of neurosurgery. Neurological surgery is a specialty with a strong scientific and research component. As researchers learn more about the brain's function through magnetic resonance imaging, CT scans and other advances, neurosurgeons respond by developing new techniques to treat its disorders. Since the late 20th century minimally invasive surgeries using...Read More...
Hello there, On my last post,IO was dealing with the broaden your thinking on drought and lung cancer.Today I have come with something that is awkward.Drought,as many people may think of it,is a prolonged period of time without rainfall.Toady I will discuss the different types of drought that a country may be experiencing and some of them may seem awkward from my perspective. Socioeconomic Drought- Demand for an economic good is greater than its supply due to a water shortage created by a...Read More...

Terrorism

Terrorism is the unlawful use of violence in pursuit of political aims . HISTORY OF TERRORISM Terrorism began with the french revolution and has evolved ever since.The most common cause of terrorism include ;culture clashes ,globalization and religion. More personal or individual base reason for terrorism are frustration, deprivation negative identity and moral disengagement. TYPES OF TERRORISM State sponsored terrorism-Here terrorist act on state or government. Dissent terrorism-terrorist...Read More...
Last Reply By Martin Kinyua (Tigithi) · First Unread Post

POVERTY

As detailed guide to understanding the most recent trends in global poverty as well as setting for an agenda yet to be work .The report documents the remarkable progress that the word has achieved towards ending extreme poverty by documenting its decline from 1990 -2015.In 1990 36 percent of the words people lived in poverty - defined as in 2011 purchase power parity and by 2015 only 10 percent of the words people lived in poverty , in raw numbers that is a decline of over 1 billion people...Read More...

Neurosurgery

Hello guys ,this is my first post about about neurosurgery.Neurosurgery is the medical operations performed on the nervous system including the brain and peripheral nerves. The study of neurosurgery dates back to prehistoric time although the academic discipline began in 16th century.From an observational science they came up with a way of approaching the nervous system and possible intervention in neurological disorders such as brain tumors,epilepsy and Parkinson disease. The first...Read More...

POVERTY

Hi butterfly i have come again with something Poverty is the complete lack of means necessary to meet basic personal needs such as food ,clothing and shelter.On the other hand relatively occurs when a person cannot meet a minimum level of living standards compared to time and place.So poverty varies from one country to another or from one society to another. Causes include; 1.Inadequate access to clean water. 2.Little or no access to livelihood or jobs. 3.Conflict. 4.Inequality. 5.Poor...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Mwangi · First Unread Post
THE INHABITANTS OF THE AMAZON FOREST The amazon forest also known as the Green lungs of the world,is found in the southern part of the American continent.It is arguable the biggest rain forest in the world as it spreads across at least five countries.It is a home to a million plants and animals species.Due to the thickness of the canopy (the top branches and leaves of the trees), the Amazon floor is in permanent darkness. In fact, it’s so thick that when it rains, it takes around ten minutes...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Peter Shirazi (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Abstract Corruption is a constant in the society and occurs in all civilizations; however, it has only been in the past 20 years that this phenomenon has begun being seriously explored. It has many different shapes as well as many various effects, both on the economy and the society at large. Among the most common causes of corruption are the political and economic environment, professional ethics and morality and, of course, habits, customs, tradition and demography. Its effects on the...Read More...

Drugs

Bruce Ambrose  (Tigithi School)
Hi guys today I want to talk about addiction and how to know that you are being addicted by some staff . All under drugs im going to start with some things we do that bring addiction to us . Internet Gaming It’s great to do things you enjoy. But can you go too far with a hobby? And at what point does it become an addiction? That’s the question experts are trying to answer about playing video games. Even though gaming has been around for almost 50 years, studies about its harms are still in...Read More...
The issue of corruption resonates in developing countries. In the Philippines, for instance, the slogan of the coalition that is likely to win the 2010 presidential elections is "Without corrupt officials, there are no poor people." Not surprisingly, the international financial institutions have weighed in. The World Bank has made "good governance" a major thrust of its work, asserting that the "World Bank Group focus on governance and anticorruption (GAC) follows from its mandate to reduce...Read More...
Wildlife conservation Hi people, Is the practice of protecting wild species and their habitats in order to prevent species from going extinct. Major threats to wildlife include habitat destruction/degradation/fragmentation, overexploitation, poaching, hunting, pollution and climate change.Estimates that 27,000 species of the ones assessed are at risk for extinction. Expanding to all existing species, a 2019 UN report on biodiversity put this estimate even higher at a million species. It's...Read More...
MALAYSIA is agog with speculation. The government, which charged a sitting minister and a prominent businessman with corruption earlier this month, says it has a list of 18 other high-profile suspects due for similar treatment. Opposition politicians say that Rafidah Aziz, the minister of trade, should be among them. She denies any wrong-doing and says she will sue her critics for defamation—a threat they claim to welcome as a chance to prove their accusations in court.Is the pervasiveness...Read More...
Hello butterfly..it have been long since i last posted but i was looking deeper for my research but i have come across a very interesting topic about tsunami and earthquakes. Information about earthquakes and tsunamis. Tsunamis for harbor wave is series of huge ocean waves caused by a rapid, large-scale disturbance of the sea water. Tsunamis can be caused by submarine volcanic eruptions, submarine landslides, meteor impact, and major earthquakes occurring beneath the seabed causing large...Read More...

Drugs

Bruce Ambrose  (Tigithi School)
Hi guys its has been for a while since I posted but have been preparing a post about ecstasy which I found to be so harmful and has some effects which are both long and short term effects. esctasy or Molly, is a synthetic drug derived from amphetamine that acts as both a stimulant and a hallucinoge n . People tend to use it recreationally because of the host of effects it can produce within an hour or so after taking a single dose, such as feelings of mental stimulation, decreased anxiety,...Read More...

How Do We Determine the Reliability of Online Sources? (PVC Plastics) #3

Hi hi, Now I'll talk about my own research. In conclusion, I began to notice a pattern (remember patterns are very good). Many studies previously mentioned that VC is carcinogenic (can cause cancer), has properties that increases change/damage in DNA, can cause or increase risks of fatty liver damage/disease (steatohepatitis). But through my check list I saw two studies mentioned VC causes steatohepatitis, but they weren't as reliable as the other ones. So I wouldn't put as much weight to...Read More...

How Do We Determine the Reliability of Online Sources? (PVC Plastics) #2

Hello again, As my research came to an end, I have made yet another table, but to its disguise it's a checklist. My ‘checklist’ shows in summary the reliability of each article I looked at. This will help me distribute the ‘weight’ of each article. For example, if one article is making enormous claims that some people would find believable, but in reality it is: Conducted on 2 people Posted in a poor journal And the authors degrees came from the University of Rainbows and Unicorns (or URU...Read More...

How Do We Determine the Reliability of Online Sources? (PVC Plastics) #1

Hello everyone, Quite some time ago I started my research on toxicity of VC (Vinyl Chloride), which is the main part of PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride), a commonly used plastic. We all know how much harm plastic, especially single use plastics cause to the environment and everything around us. Instead I was wondering what type of harm can it cause directly to the people in contact with the production of a well known plastic, PVC. When I first started researching my topic, I googled “is PVC...Read More...
As I said on my last post I will be checking on the remaining part of lung cancer in cats. Treatment of lung caner in cats. Before a cat is treated on lung cancer the vet is first determined on checking the stage of lung cancer.Besides being occasionally preventable, lymphoma is also one of the most treatable tumours. Chemotherapy is the standard treatment for most forms of lymphoma and cats treated for lymphoma typically have a very good quality of life. For primary lung tumours, surgery is...Read More...
Last Reply By Mary Wambui (SWEETWATERS) · First Unread Post

ORIGIN OF SOCCER.

Samuel Mwangi
Why footballers are being paid much than unrealistic to many. Hello guys, today i wanna talk about why soccer players are being paid much than what many feel like its unrealistic. Football players aren't over paid because the fact that we watch them. With every viewer that's the more money that goes to them. Am i saying we should stop watching? No, i'm simply saying that we don't realize that we contribute to their pay. With buying their gear, watching their games or going to their games. We...Read More...
Hey everyone it have been long since i posted any post to my research about mining, to my continuation on my last post about impact of mining in the environment, today am going to look on the solution of water pollution as one of the environmental impact. Water pollution solution. While many of the solutions for water pollution need to be applied on a broader macro-level, seven simple water pollution solutions that individuals, companies, and communities can take to have a significant and...Read More...
Hello folks!I hope things are going well.It has been too long since my last post ,but here am back with a research .I have a table with a comparison of air and rail transport.These modes of transport are different in terms of speed,cost of construction, distance they cover, transport charges and many others are summarized on the table below; 1. Speed It is the fastest mode of transport It has considerable speed since it runs on tracks which rarely get disturbed. 2. Cost of construction and...Read More...
Last Reply By Agnes Naserian (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone! For my second metamorphosis,i would like to talk about mammoths and elephants.I really enjoyed learning about elephants and mammoths together with their differences.I had always been interested in the topic of mammoths and elephants but i had never got time to research on it.While working on this metamorphosis,i not only learned about how male elephants after puberty may separate from their family groups and live with other males.But also i learned how mammoths consist of the...Read More...
Hey everyone it has been a long time since I last posted,I was really inspired by another post that is; The rate of climatic change is slowing down by Maiya Callister and Grace Sun in the True vs Fake News<Charlse Best> .They have discussed on the evidences present,for example the temperature have been increasing in a high rate and also scientists who have assessed the planet several times have concluded that the temperature has been rapidly getting warmer. This is because On Earth,...Read More...
There are always advancements being made, these particular ones are mainly about the possibility for creating a new real organ. 3D printing: Has anyone seen that “Ant-man and the Wasp” movie? Well do you remember the ending credits with the little fugrines? Those figurines were made using a 3D printer. What if I told you you can make organs with a 3D printer? Okay well we are not eaxctly there yet...but close. A 3D printed organ: Research has been done looking into making human tissue with a...Read More...

Artificial Pancreas

Haley Mills (LFAS)
The artificial Pancreas is a rather simple device. It is designed to automatically “release the correct amount of insulin in response to varying blood sugar levels.” (Renfrew Group International |, 2019). A pancreas will release insulin when it is trying to control glucose levels. People with diabetes are not able to do so properly or effectively. “In the current device a reservoir of inulin and a glucose sensitive polymeric gel barrier act to maintain blood sugar levels.” (Renfrew Group...Read More...

Artificial Hearts

Haley Mills (LFAS)
Artificial hearts are used for replacing the original biological heart when the biological heart is failing and can no longer be used. The artificial heart is very useful as it helps for people who are on a waitlist for a transplant, the artificial heart can buy them time and/or they can give it to someone else in the meantime. Unfortunately, the artificial heart does not last very long, around five years max, usually less. It is mainly there just to help with the very long wait of the...Read More...

How does emotional abuse impact people?

Hey all! My last inquiry didn't pan out the way I though it would. So instead of just dumping all of my information and research in a catch-up post, I'm starting a new inquiry. I have recently been working on a student documentary on the topic of my friends' experience with emotional abuse. The documentary will highlight the effects of emotional abuse on teenagers. However, I would like to pursue research on the effects of emotional or psychological abuse beyond teenage-hood, as well. So,...Read More...
Last Reply By Priscilla Muthoni (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone. Last week I conducted the second survey with grade 8’s at my school. I wasn’t able to share it with all of them and was only able to get 37 responses, as opposed to the 68 that I got the first time. The first question I asked was what their biggest takeaway from Screenagers was. For six of them, their biggest takeaway had something to do with videogame rehab. Some had never realized that it was something that even existed, others thought that it was unnecessary and one of them...Read More...
Last Reply By Bruce Ambrose (Tigithi School) · First Unread Post

Round 2/3 - Does being vegetarian help animals and is it a sustainable way to live your life?

Big question: Does being vegetarian help animals and is it a sustainable way to live your life? Hi, sorry this post is so late, I ran into multiple technical difficulties and my post was deleted multiple times, but I’m back at it now! So this round will be both my round 2 and 3. I’ve divided it up into multiple parts so it’s easier to read. I also interviewed multiple vegetarian high schoolers to ask them about their experience being vegetarian. One thing to note is that any information...Read More...
Last Reply By Jim Liu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone! This will be my last post on the site, at least for a while or unless I change this test. I have created some questions based around "The Big Five" personality traits, because they are known to be more reliable than the MBTI test. I have created the questions based around sources I have looked at for my previous research rounds, as well as tests I have taken. I hope you all find some time to take the test, and you enjoy! Butterfly Effect “The Big Five” Mini Test Constructed...Read More...
Last Reply By Sophie Holland (LFAS) - Alumni · First Unread Post
Hello everyone! This post is going to be a bit smaller than my previous posts. Recently, I have conducted a survey with the grade 9's at my school because many of them took the MBTI test as part of their Careers 8 curriculum. I only have a few results in so far, but I plan to get some more from the classes as soon as possible. As of June 6th, 2019, here are the results: Questions Asked: Did you complete the MBTI personality test as part of Careers 8? (I filtered out all the students who...Read More...
Last Reply By Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
In this post, I will be talking about the two different types of prosthetic valve replacements: artificial valve replacements and biological valves replacements. I will be talking about the advantages and disadvantages to both, as well as what types there are. Types: Problems with heart valves, such as mitral and aortic valve disease, sometimes need to be replaced by either an artificial (also known as metal or mechanical) valve or biological (also known as tissue) valve. The two most common...Read More...
Last Reply By Alison Wu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone, I found another fun source that I’ll be mainly using for today. It’s a Naturopathy Wiki created for and edited by naturopaths. http://www.ndhealthfacts.org They have peer reviewed pieces, however they were reviewed by naturopathic institutes. Luckily though, they did have a section on Skincare that had some references. One thing I noted is the fact they recommended seeking a naturopathic doctor if you are experiencing negative side effects.Read More...
Last Reply By Moses Muchiri (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone, in my last post I talked about how many of the grade 8’s at my school use technology in their everyday life. Before I continue on in further answering my question, I am first going to talk about why people may use technology and how it can affect them, specifically their mental health, school, and sleep. There is a variety of reasons that people may use technology, but one of the most prevalent is the idea of it being cool. Many teenagers find that “all [their] friends have it”...Read More...
Last Reply By Jessica Scott (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello butterfly,it have been long since i last posted but i was doing researches for about three weeks and i have come across many researches like submarines earthquakes. Submarine earthquakes. A submarine,undersea, or underwater earthquake is an earthquake that occurs underwater at the bottom of a large water body like an ocean and seas. They are the leading cause of tsunamis. The magnitude can be measured scientifically by the use of the moment magnitude scale and the intensity can be...Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hello Butterfly! It has been a long time since I did my last post but am back with "Broaden your thinking on the relationship between lung cancer and drought."In Roba Abduba's post on "Lung cancer in animals",I found the post important to me because scientific research has proven that lack of water contributes to lung cancer.From my past posts,I have been showing that in recent years,water levels have been rising in the water bodies while the water remaining for domestic use is reducing.That...Read More...
Last Reply By Jim Liu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi ladies and gentlemen, i hereby come with a lot of apologies of being quiet for quite sometime but according to my findings and research this what i have compiled and came up with. ELEPHANTS AND MAMMOTHS 1.ELEPHANTS Elephants are large mammals,the current known elephant species are; (i) African bush elephant (i) African forest elephant (ii) Asian elephant All elephants have several distinctive features, the most notable of which is a long trunk, used for many purposes, particularly...Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post

Lung cancer in animals

Roba Abduba (Tigithi)
Hi guys today I will be checking on lung cancer in cats of which I was researching on: Lung cancer in cats Lung cancer is not common to cats as it is to dogs.But it is more fatal when it occurs in cats. Symptoms of lung cancer in cats The symptoms of lung cancer may depend on where the cancer originated though most of them are related to respiratory system. 1.Pain. 2.Difficult in breathing. 3.Rapid breathing. 4.Poor appetite. 5.Fever in some patients. 6.Coughing up blood. 7.Weight loss.Read More...
Last Reply By Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
corruption is the misuse of public resources by those how are in power. there are many ways in which people in many backgrounds of the world believe that if a police officer who takes bribes from a matatu(passenger vehicle) taut is corrupt,but not the headteacher who takes a bribe to admit a child to school,even though the child have not qualified to join the school. The public officer who takes a bribe to render a surface in government office is corrupt.but not the official who demands...Read More...
Last Reply By Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
There are many problems surrounding livers. The liver is a very important part of the body as it regulates glucose levels, detoxifies, makes vital proteins and does many more important things for our body. If the liver does not function properly you could be put in a life-threatening situation. While you are able to live with part of a liver and it can grow back to full size, no liver no life. Unfortunately for us, the liver is a very important part of the body we can’t live without and it...Read More...
Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
*Funny story- Two weeks ago, I had typed an entire introduction to my new research study on what influences a negative sex culture, on my phone, straight on the 'post' category on this website (Not a well thought out decision) as opposed to having a copy on my google doc. Then, only until a few days ago I noticed my post never actually went through, (by that I mean, I probably got distracted by a notification and left the page without realizing that I didn't actually click 'publish') So, I...Read More...
Last Reply By Jim Liu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
The Connection between Beauty and Self Esteem As a society we value beauty? Whether it be a flower, a sunset, a car or a person. As a society we also value intelligence, kindness, strength, speed, humor, compassion, and creativity. What we choose to see or not, is influenced by family, peers, social media, marketing messaging and life experiences.(1) The value of beauty can turn into a quest to become beautiful. Sometimes we can start to understand that to be beautiful is to be valued. A...Read More...
Last Reply By Bruce Ambrose (Tigithi School) · First Unread Post
Hello everybody, Sorry I haven't posted in quite a while, I've been at a bit of a lull in terms of my research as I am waiting for some survey results to come in. However, I dug up some new research on another type of personality test: The Big Five. The Big Five is a personality test that is considered to be more valid than MBTI, mainly because it assesses people using a range of traits, (2) rather than giving them four letters and placing them in a box. Many psychologists also believe that...Read More...
Hey, everyone today am talking about countries with high child trafficking. .1 Belarus Criminals smuggle other victims to Poland, Turkey and various countries in Eurasia and the Middle East. The women seeking foreign employment in the adult entertainment and hotel industries often fall prey to sex traffickers.The presidential rule condemns mothers and fathers (who have had their parental rights revoked) to necessary labor ; the government retains 70 percent of their wages. 2. Central African...Read More...
Last Reply By Samuel Peter Shirazi (Tigithi) · First Unread Post

BLUE LIGHT

Dorcas  Akinyi (Sweetwaters)
Hello everyone it has been a long time since I posted my research but am now back.I am still looking at the BLUE LIGHT in relation to the health of human beings. What’s blue light? Sunlight contains blue or green light, which gets the shortest wavelength but highest energy in the visible light spectrum. Where does it come from? Blue light comes from sunlight, and some other man-made sources like LED lighting and flat screen TVs, display screens of computers,laptops,tablets etc. Sun light is...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
First of all, I would like to say thank you to everyone who sent me information and links last post. They really helped me go into the right direction. However, the war between Modern North American Medicine (Which I am defining as whatever your GP would recommend) and Naturopathy (Specifically traditional medicine and plant usage for one's well being) can be a messy battlefield. Naturopathy articles themselves can often be very questionable... ...so, I've created a chart to help me stay...Read More...
Last Reply By Sophie Holland (LFAS) - Alumni · First Unread Post
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