Research Paper On Human Genetics
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Population Genetics A Literature Review
This 14 page paper reviews seven article in population genetics. Species considered varies from microbes, to insects, to birds, to humans. No additional sources are listed.
Nurture and Nature Psychological Intelligence Debates
A 9 page discussion of the question of just what it is that determined our intelligence. The author compares the various theories which have been purported over time, noting the controversy associated with the theory that genetics play a role in our intelligence. The conclusion is presented that it is likely that both genetics and environment which shape this critical aspect of our being. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Sleep Apnea Disorder
6 pages in length. Research findings indicate that nearly eighteen million Americans suffer with the dangerous and exhausting effects of sleep apnea, in which "certain mechanical and structural problems in the airway cause the interruptions in breathing during sleep" (Hunt, 2002). Telltale signs of a potential problem include loud snoring, obesity, high blood pressure and a physical blockage of the nose, throat or upper airway. Its prevalence appears to be genetic to some degree; however, its appearance in overweight patients also indicates that its composition is rooted in both genetics and environment. Bibliography lists 7 sources.