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Re: NAIL BITING CYCLE 3

George Gitonga (Alumni) ·
I think it can but on regular bases,if you do it once no effect but on regular bases then there is effect,that's my thought.
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Re: NAIL BITING CYCLE 3

Interesting hypothesis! As a nail biter myself I'm interested in seeing how this project turns out. keep up the good work
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Re: RR4C2 - Virus Life Cycle (Differences)

Ben Laird (LFAS) ·
Hey Aiswarya, nice research so far! Knowing the differences between these two contrasting systems of viral reproduction is certainly important! If you haven't already I would check out DR. Graham Hatfull (University of Pittsburgh/HHMI) who does some videos on bacteriophages (which would relate to your topic) among other science videos. He is very informative, although you may find the video a bit dry as it is quite long. Even if you just checked out his research you might find some...
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Re: RR4C2 - Virus Life Cycle (Differences)

Hey Aiswarya! This was a great research round! I really appreciate your breaking up your information into smaller sections so that the research is more comprehensive and concise. One question that I have is: do different viruses go through these cycles, or can the same virus undergo different cycles, but behave differently? Here's a link which I hope will help with your research: - https://www.boundless.com/biol...riophages-553-11763/ Good luck!
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Re: RR5C2 - Virus Life Cycle

Hey Aiswarya, Thats very fascinating, I never knew that the viruses evolve with the host. I know a lot of people who live in areas where certain viruses are common, they adapt and become immune to that virus (ex. malaria) but is it possible to be infected by the same virus twice? Here is a link that I hope will help answer Anika's question: https://www.reddit.com/r/asksc...nd_lysogenic_cycles/ Great research, and I look forward to your next round!
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Re: RR5C2 - Virus Life Cycle

Hi Aiswarya, Your research is very interesting. I never thought about how both viruses and its host co-evolve, but upon further reflection it seems to make sense. Often, a virus will infect an organism and the organism will evolve overtime and may become immune to the virus. At the same time, that same virus evolves and finds a way to bypass the organism's immunity and give itself the ability to infect that organism again. This cycle seems to never end and may explain a lot more about...
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Re: RR5C2 - Virus Life Cycle

Hey Adithya Great question. I am not sure wheather a virus can cause humans to devolve but however, the human immunodeficiency virus is a virus that does destabilise the immune system, so it is similar to devolution in a way. But I will research about this and let you know as soon as I can.
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Re: RR5C2 - Virus Life Cycle

Hi Aiswarya, When you previously discussed how viruses may influence human evolution, I never considered that humans may influence the evolution of viruses. The quote you chose perfectly summarized your post. A question I have for you is how would the lack of viruses in a community affect the population of a society? I look forward to reading your next post!
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Grace Sun (Charles Best) ·
Hi Jim, this definitely sounds like an interesting topic to talk about, this event has happened to everyone in their lifespan and I think it is an amazing idea to help other people with a plan on how to deal with this. you could look into the time it takes for someone to move on from a break up, how it might be different if something ws changed about it. Time I think is a key factor for the time it takes for someone to heal from a breakup. Another factor like you mentioned was the severity...
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Dale William Ngatia (Thome) ·
Hi Jim, That's a great topic that can influence the lives of many.Its really difficult to pull through after traumas such as a loss of a very important person in life.I think sometimes its good to go for guidance and counselling of which most people ignore.Still its good to talk about it with your friends because they say that a problem shared is half way solved. A case of a break up its good to always repent for the same still because they say as well that repenting does not always mean...
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Mary Wothaya (Sweetwaters) ·
Hey Jim, Wow a nice topic which is motivating many surely many fall but they cannot and say that is the end.It will be good if you include your friends and show us more.Many can get advice and have courage to get up .Otherwise good work. Good luck in your research.
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Juolin Lee (LFAS - Alumni) ·
Interesting! Hi Jim I found your topic very appealing! I only have a little question for you. Personally I believe it feel very different emotionally, between facing a blockade in my life (like making a mistake) and dealing with a traumatize experience (like loosing someone special). Are you going to look at the recovery of these different types of experiences together or separating them into smaller groups?
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Takako Liu (Alumni-LFAS) ·
Hey Jim, I agree with Juolin - it might be easier to separate and narrow down you area of research. Your question is interesting though! Everyone deals differently, but is there a general process that most people follow? Good luck on your research
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Haleigh Strickler (LFAS) ·
I think that this could apply to many different situations, not just one specific issue or problem. Research on this could help benefit many people, no matter what they're going through. It's a broad subject that's definitely important.
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Re: S3 - How do you pick yourself back up?

Jim Liu (Charles Best) ·
Hey you guys, thanks for commenting and putting in your thoughts! I'll definitely reply to them in my next post. (Which will be for sure project plan) But quick answer to @Juolin Lee (LFAS - Alumni) and @Takako Liu (Alumni-LFAS) , the idea is to have a broad topic as for an inquiry. But certainly, my research will be focused area to area, may also vary how many posts per topic. Also i'll clarify, but this research is on a general status, doesnt mean it for sure this will how it works to get...
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Re: Project Plan 4

Hey Juliana! First of all, your project plan is so organized and I think that it's a great way for readers to follow your future posts. Your inquiry question is super interesting and I can't wait to read your research. I know that I will definitely learn many things that I do not know. Maybe you can look into really rare genetic disorders and what is the likeness of someone having it. Good luck!
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Re: Cycle #2- Fossil Fuel Companies and Climate Change

Stephen Kinyua (Thome) ·
This is a very interesting research. Fossil fuel mining has contributed greatly to climate change and also affecting the total amount of carbon four oxide in the atmosphere, one of the most dangerous gases present in the atmosphere. This gas has had a significant effect on global warming which in turn has affected the amount of rain received in an area. I think that doing some bit of research on global warming would greatly improve your research. Good luck
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Re: Cycle #2- Fossil Fuel Companies and Climate Change

Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) ·
Hi Amanda, Climate change is a very concerning topic and I agree, it should definitely be discussed. We need to find ways to solve this problem, which is a factor that you can incorporate in your research. What can we do to help? Is it even possible to help? If so, to what extent? You could also talk about the greenhouse effect, which would also be an interesting way of going. I like how you chose fossil fuel companies as another factor. I found a link that may help with further research on...
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Re: Metamorphosis: Is our idea of our "self" just an illusion?

Juolin Lee (LFAS - Alumni) ·
Wow Maiya I am so happy for you! I think it's really cool how you came to a realization that ignorance is bliss, but continued to push through your research, instead of shutting it down. Seeing you diving into an uncommon topic like this without doubt and hesitation is truly amazing. I can really relate to the feeling of "the world had suddenly changed" after some intense research on a specific topic! Well done Maiya!!!
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Re: Metamorphosis: Is our idea of our "self" just an illusion?

Hi There is this thing that has always remained unknown to me, what is the difference between I, Me and Self. I think it's really good to differentiate, understand and build on our strengths. The other thing that I still can't differentiate is spirit and soul. I really love your progressive way of writing a metamorphosis which I sincerely didn't know how to write one before. I now can write one. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Metamorphosis: Is our idea of our "self" just an illusion?

Moira O'Keeffe (LFAS-Alumni) ·
Wow what a cool topic! I love reading everyone's end of cycle posts and hearing about their growth and learning. It was very interesting to me that you said that through this project you have become more 'self-conscious.' As general thing I think most people think being self conscious is a negative thing, as it usually implies a certain amount of insecurity. However when you put it in the light of being more self aware it really changed my perspective on things. I believe that being...
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Re: Metamorphosis: Is our idea of our "self" just an illusion?

Former Member ·
Hello Mayia! I loved your topic from the moment you posted about your first cycle of research. I found it really interesting that you took it to another level and created a way that your topic implies to you and the effect the way you precieve certain things. I also found it interesting how you mentioned that you've become more self-conscious. Everyone feels emotion in different ways, and can see it differently which can lead to questioning why they are who they are, and start forming...
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Re: impacts of ozone layer depletion

Hey Angela! This is some awesome research! Ozone layer depletion is one of the many environmental issues facing the planet right now, and it is especially dangerous for us humans, and other organisms like us. I think that it's super important that we raise awareness for issues like this; maybe in a future research round, if you haven't already touched on this, you can discuss how ozone layer depletion can be prevented, or even resolved. Here are some links which may help with your research:...
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Re: impacts of ozone layer depletion

Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) ·
Hey Angela,,, Fantastic!Great research you have got a lot information on the impact of ozone layer depletion,you have actually identified everything in your research,waiting for your next post. Here is a link; https://ypte.org.uk/factsheets...one-layer-the-causes hope it will help you
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Re: impacts of ozone layer depletion

Hi, Angela....Nice work on impact of ozone layer.It is more useful to today life because you get to know the effect of it.Research more on other impacts.. nice research..
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Re: Project Plan C2: What are the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating ayahuasca in western medicine?

Moses Muchiri (Tigithi) ·
hello Heeva it is very interesting topic that you are researching on.keep it up so hat you can educate us on how the advantages of ayahuasca and tell us more about it.keep it up a nice topic
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Re: Project Plan C2: What are the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating ayahuasca in western medicine?

Rhea Manhas (Charles Best) ·
Hey Heeva, I really like how you formatted your project plan and how detailed it is. I've heard of ayahuasca and have a general idea of what it is so I'm sure reading your research will be very interesting! Here's some websites I found to help you with your research: https://www.therecoveryvillage...asca-addiction/#gref https://www.soul-herbs.com/ayahuasca-effects/ Can't wait to see what you find!
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Re: Project Plan S4 C5- What are the values in the Educational System?

Haleigh Strickler (LFAS) ·
I’m really interested to see what you’ll find out! You’ve planned this really thoroughly (not to say you don’t usually, but this one especially), and I’m hoping that you get to cover everything that you’ve listed, because I’m curious as well. (If you don’t get to all of them or change stuff, of course that’s fine.) I’ve definitely asked myself this question a number of times...
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Re: Project Plan S4 C5- What are the values in the Educational System?

Grace Sun (Charles Best) ·
Hi Jim, I really enjoy the colour code system, it also makes it easier for the reader to focus on the important points. I'm excited for you to post the research about the education system rankings. I think it would be interesting to know what the ranking system looks at, like performance from the students, the teachers? I would also want to find out which country has the best educational system, also are you ranking secondary schools or post-secondaries? Perhaps you can do a ranking for both...
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Re: Cycle 1, Research Round 1 - Does Fame Impact Life Expectancy?

Hi Joanna, this is interesting to think about! because it could be due to the amount of freedom, money, or just connections that they surround themselves with that determine the substance abuse. I also wonder if some of the stress and pressure could be another factor? https://www.pri.org/stories/20...ge-person-study-says http://www.ahchealthenews.com/...ter-life-study-says/
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Re: INQUIRY - cycle 5

Jessica Scott (Charles Best) ·
Hi Juliana! That's an interesting topic you've got there, perhaps you could look at the different body types that professional athletes have in their sports, because they're more likely to be at that level if they have the right body type for the sport. For example, sprinters in the Olympic games always seem to be very tall and thin, whereas the gymnasts tend to be shorter and muscular. Here's a good website that talks about the different body types:...
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Re: INQUIRY - cycle 5

Hello Juliana, I think there's some great potential in this question, and I am especially excited to read about the "ideal" body type for different sports. I would like to see how they compare to what I expected them to be. I am anxious to read more about this topic, good luck Cheers, -Joanna
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Re: Cycle 1, Research Round 1 - Does Fame Impact Life Expectancy?

Hey Joanna, Great post! I really appreciated how you compared the average lifespan of a celebrity with that of someone "normal." What I was thinking about is whether or not it is fame itself that causes a higher death rate for celebs or whether it is the new things that are introduced to someone who has just entered "the world of fame." When I say things, I am referring to street drugs, alcohol, online/public hate, paparazzi, etc. So, if you could look into whether or not celebrities who...
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Re: Cycle 1, Research Round 5 - Does Fame Impact Life Expectancy?

Hi Joanna! I think that natural human instinct is to try and be the best because "survival of the fittest" right? so everything you are saying like how it boosts ego and also how fame probably acts as sort of validation to certain people, (the pictures and wanting of attention from "fans"). They see the good parts of famous people's lives and want that for themselves. Everyone growing up, knows that attention somehow leads to good things happening, most of the time, this comes from family...
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Re: Cycle 1, Research Round 5 - Does Fame Impact Life Expectancy?

Caroline Lu (Charles Best) ·
Hi, Joanna! this is a really interesting topic. I noticed that in your post, you have discussed the three reasons to be famous. I totally agree with your idea, and I think the reason why someone has strong desire to be famous is related to the childhood they had. Parents are the essential factor that influences their children. If the parent has a strong desire to themselves, then their children possibly have an intense ego. Also, I am curious about what will people want after they get the...
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Re: Cycle 1, Research Round 5 - Does Fame Impact Life Expectancy?

Erica Won (LFAS) ·
Hi Joanna, The topic you've chosen is remarkable! It can be tackled in several ways, and there is so much that can be learned here. In my last cycle, I did my research on one's predispositions to racial bias. What I found was that people are naturally inclined to create "in-groups" and "out-groups" (often based upon permanent qualities such as ethnicity). They want to be part of the "in-group", so they resort to racial slurs (bullying) to further establish their position as the dominant...
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Re: Cycle 1, Research Round 5 - Does Fame Impact Life Expectancy?

Hey Joanna, very informative round of research! You went into great depth explaining things. I especially liked the part about fame and revenge. I found it so true and agreeable that people will want to show others they are right and just show off their success or valuables to make others jealous. Would you be able to find examples of certain celebrities or famous people who have acted like how you discussed in your round? Just a thought!
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Re: Series 3 ( Re-aligning your life)- Metamorphosis of Cycle 4

Hi Jim, that was an interesting read. What are you planning on researching next?
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Re: Series 3 ( Re-aligning your life)- Metamorphosis of Cycle 4

Jim Liu (Charles Best) ·
Hey @Kalith Nanayakkara (JH - Alumni) Thanks! And sorry to say, but as of right now- nothing! Of course keeping mind open and thinking about it throughout the summer! I do have an idea probably something like this research- where there is no definite answer. It seems more fun How about yourself? What'll you be researching? (Although i see you are a grade 12 so probably you won't be at all! Which is fine!) Hope your lawmaker project was fun to do! ----This reply will be also placed on the...
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Re: METAMORPHOSIS CYCLE 3

Erica Won (LFAS) ·
I think that it is very proactive of you to take the knowledge you've learned about the way companies treat animals and adapt that into your everyday life by steering clear of certain products, entertainment, etc etera. With a little bit of research on why companies resort to animals for product testing and entertainment (and how we can offer alternatives to this or bring an entirely new mindset to the consumer product industry), I think you could make a strong persuasive argument and plans...
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Re: Project Plan: Can immigrants be successful lawmakers in Canada?

Hey Kalith This is a very important issue because there are not many people of colour in politics in Canada. Will the individuals that you are researching be local or from all over the country? Also will you be at some point comparing Canadian politics and American politics? Aiswarya
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Re: Project Plan: Can immigrants be successful lawmakers in Canada?

Hello Kalith, In such politically charged times its great that we live in a place that on paper, realizes the struggles of minorities and thus gives said minorities protection from discrimination whether that be at the polls or elsewhere in life. I wonder if you're going to look at the history of Canada's treatment to the minority group they belong to and maybe make a timeline of what would happen if they came at a less tolerant time? That would be an interesting look at things and maybe...
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Re: How did the colonization and invasion of countless countries into the Philippines, effect it’s culture, beliefs and ideals as a nation?

Hey Aiesha, I love how you chose a topic that relates to you and allows you to look back into something that shaped who the person you're today. I would recommend mentioning the rise of nationalism in the Philippines, when there was Chinese immigration and also religion in the Philipines. Anyways I'm looking forward to your post! Here are some sources that may help with your research. http://www.nationsonline.org/o...lippines-history.htm https://www.britannica.com/pla...s/The-Spanish-period...
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Re: How did the colonization and invasion of countless countries into the Philippines, effect it’s culture, beliefs and ideals as a nation?

Jim Liu (Charles Best) ·
Hey Aiesha! Great to see you again, cool question and plan! Pretty interesting question as this is a topic that talks about what shapes a country. This is the stuff that really speaks out loud on what really defines what a country is today and explains what some things happen the way they are today as well. Take a look at why people left to immigrate out of the Philippines as well, as i know there are people who have done so to Canada. I was looking at something and i remember just curiously...
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Re: How did the colonization and invasion of countless countries into the Philippines, effect it’s culture, beliefs and ideals as a nation?

Ben Laird (LFAS) ·
Wow, Cool topic! Colonization and invasion always lead to moving demographics, tumult and often civil or ethnic wars. However, colonization is not a new (as of Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, etc.) idea and nations have colonized each other since, well, as far back as you can trace. Though most people are familiar with european colonization in Africa, and the America's not as many are familiar with Asian colonization. This looks interesting! Ben Laird
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Re: How did the colonization and invasion of countless countries into the Philippines, effect it’s culture, beliefs and ideals as a nation?

Ellen Mee (charles best) ·
Hey, I really like your topic it is really cool, as it is talking about not just a country but your backgroun as a person. Hopefully this link will help you further your research https://steemit.com/philippines/ @aizensou/the-influence-of-spanish-colonization-in-the-philippines-featuring-juvyjabian-as-author
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Re: How did the colonization and invasion of countless countries into the Philippines, effect it’s culture, beliefs and ideals as a nation?

Hey, Sounds awesome! I like the purpose of your topic and am excited for your upcoming research. This isn't a topic that I am well-versed in (at all), but I am particularly interested in your subtopic US colonization. Good luck, here's a link to help! http://www.fifthinternational....alism-and-oppression
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Re: Helicopter Engineering, Cycle Plan

Tiana Andjelic (Charles Best) ·
Hey Seth, I think it's really cool and creative that you're building your own helicopter. One question that I have is, has any student/teenager actually attempted this before? Maybe you could compare their design to yours. Good luck!
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Re: Helicopter Engineering, Cycle Plan

Hey Tiana, As far as I know I am the only teenager to attempt this project, and the design I plan on doing is not often attempted, even on the commercial level. There are three or four other projects similar to this one out there right now, and none of them are even close to my age. Thanks a lot for the idea though. Seth
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Re: Project Plan Cycle 2

Hey Juliana, Nice topic, for your first round of research I like how you are going to discuss different groups such as, religion, culture, gangs, etc. And how different people perceive the followers of certain groups in either negative or positive ways. To go along with this idea, and may be compelling, is if you talked about why, although some people are born into religion, do some people join a religion later on in their life, or why do people join gangs? Just some things to think about,...
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