- Baby Feeding
- Baby Health
- Anemia in Babies
- Asperger’s Syndrome in Babies
- Asthma in Babies
- Autism in Babies
- Baby Teething Fever
- Chicken Pox in Babies
- Cold in Babies
- Congenital Abnormalities
- Conjunctivitis In Babies
- Cradle Cap in Infants
- Down Syndrome in Babies
- Flat Head Syndrome in Baby
- Flu in Babies
- Healthy Diet For Toddlers
- Hiccups in Babies
- Hypoglycemia & Colic in Babies
- Immunization Schedule
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Jaundice in Newborn
- Malaria in Babies
- Measles in Babies
- Nail Biting in Toddlers
- Nappy Rash
- Polio in Babies
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Shaken Baby Syndrome
- Small Pox in Babies
- Temperature in Babies
- Tourette Syndrome in Babies
- Vomiting in Babies
- Baby Hygiene
- Baby Nursery
- Baby Safety
- Baby Sleep Patterns
Malaria in Babies
Question by the1god:
BIO HELP plz?
I am quite weak in this and would be great if i could have the answers for these questions or even notes on evolution
Hardy-Weinberg Law Problems
Screech owls are found in two different colour patterns: red and gray. Scientists have raised and bred
these owls in captivity. The scientists mated red to red, red to gray, and gray to gray. The red to gray
matings usually gave equal numbers of red and gray offspring, but sometimes gave only red offspring.
A population survey done in Pennsylvania showed the population to be composed of 51% red and 49%
gray owls. Use the Hardy-Weinberg equations and Table A below to help you answer the questions
a) Which gene is dominant and which gene is recessive? How can you determine this?
b) Compute each allele frequency.
c) Suppose the frequency for red feathers is 0.42 ten years later in the same population. What could
have caused the change in the gene frequency?
d) What is the percentage of heterozygous owls?
The capability to taste a chemical substance called PTC is the result of inheriting a dominant gene (P).
Humans that are hybrid (Pp) for the gene are also tasters. Humans that are pure recessive cannot taste
PTC. A population sample was taken in a small town and of 1092 people tested 64% were found to be
a) How many people in the sample can taste PTC?
b) What is the frequency of each allele?
c) What percent of the population are heterozygous? How many people are heterozygous?
d) What percent of the population are homozygous dominant? How many people are homozygous?
e) A sample was taken in the same town 15 years later and the allele frequencies were found to be
the same as in the earlier sample. How can you account for this result?
One in 1700 US Caucasian newborns have cystic fibrous. C for normal is dominant over c for cystic
fibrous. What percent of the population is homozygous dominant, and thus not carrier of the disease?
4. If 9% of an African population is born with a severe form of sickle-cell anemia (ss), what percentage of the
population will be more resistant to malaria because they are heterozygous(Ss) for the sickle-cell gene?
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Question by liliane w:
Can I transmit malaria to a baby I am breastfeeding through milk?
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Question by Ahmad A:
PLEASE TELL ME IF THIS RESEARCH REPORT IS GOOD!!!?
ok..can u please look over my research report and tell me if it is good or not?tell me what i can do 2 improve it..thank u
Endangered Mountain Gorillas
The safety of hundreds of mountain gorillas living in different parts of Africa depends on the habitat that these animals live in. Mountain gorillas have been endangered for years in many different ways. Endangered mountain gorillas are very similar to humans. There are three different groups of gorillas and the mountain gorilla is one of them. There are some differences between these gorillas.
Mature male mountain gorillas are called silverbacks. The height that a silverback gorilla can reach up to is 5’6. The height of a female mountain gorilla is 5ft. A mountain gorilla has black and brown fur with black skin on its chest, fingers, armpits, bottom of their feet, palms, and faces. The weight of a silverback is 300-500 pounds. The weight of a female gorilla is 150-250pounds. The scientific name for a mountain gorilla is gorilla berengei. Mountain gorillas belong to the gorilla family.
Mountain gorillas are found in different parts of Africa in 285 square miles in the rain forests of Rwanda, Uganda and Zaire. Their habitats are in tropical rain forests in the forest edges and clearings, wet lowland forests, swamps, and abandoned fields. Eastern Lowland gorillas and Western Lowland gorillas also live in Zaire, but in different parts. All of these gorillas are very similar to each other. Mountain Gorillas live in cooler areas than the other two groups of gorillas.
Many of these gorillas are losing their homes. The rain forests are being cut down and used as farm land. These peaceful animals are being endangered because of genetic diseases transmitting very easily between human and other primate species. Sadly the health care for humans in the area is poor and therefore AIDS, malaria and a mess of other junk increase in the area. When humans enter the jungle to hunt, farm, poach, monitor, or live, they bring those diseases with them. People poach mountain gorillas for bush meat and trophies.
Gorillas eat 200 types of leaves, tubers, flowers, fruit, fungus and some insects. Some of their favorite foods include bamboo, thistles and wild celery. They do not drink water. Male gorillas eat approximately 50 pounds a day. They are herbivores and vegetarians.
When female gorillas are 10- 12 years old and are fully grown, they are able to reproduce. They only have 3 babies in their lifetime. Gorillas are pregnant for about 8 to 9.5 months. Newborn gorillas weigh only about 3-4 pounds at birth. At 4 months, the baby gorilla clutches onto their mother’s fur to get on her back. Baby gorillas can walk before they are 9 months old. When the gorilla is two years old, they are able to chew on vines and branches. Moms feed their babies on milk for the first 2.5 years of their life. When they are old enough, gorillas begin to build their own sleeping nests out of vegetation. Young gorillas stay with their mom for 3-4 years. Adult male gorillas will care for orphaned young gorillas. The lifespan of a gorilla is 30- 50 years.
Gorillas have a few special adaptations such as they eat 200 types of leaves, tubers, flowers, fruit, fungus and some insects. They have a daily routine. At 6am-8am, they wake-up. At 8am-10am, they eat. At 10am-2pm, they eat, play, relax, and sleep. At 2pm-5pm, they travel 300-6,000 feet and hunting on the way. At 5pm-6pm, they build a nest for them to sleep in. At 6pm-6am, they sleep. A gorilla’s predators are humans, leopards, and crocodiles. When a gorilla is ready to defend itself and their family from hunters, they stand up and beat on their chest. Gorillas can make 25 different sounds. Different groups of gorillas try to stay away from each other. When they get near each other, they fight. To frighten the other gorilla away, the opponent stands up high to appear larger, beats on his chest, roars, waves his arms, tears branches and charges into the other gorilla.
Mountain gorillas are large, quiet, and shy animals that live in a few isolated mountain forests in Africa. They are in severe danger of extinction. These lovely animals are being endangered in many different ways. Together, they try to defend themselves from predators.
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Question by Alexius I:
Should Madonna adopt another Malawi baby? Aren’t brown babies a bit thin on the ground in Africa?
I thought thousands of brown babies die in Africa each day from AIDS, malaria, starvation, yada yada yada. For Madonna to buy another brown baby as a play-thing is racist and imperialist. And if Africa is so short of brown babies why do not we send them some British ones? We could even do a “2 for 1″ i.e. we send them two of ours on production of a death receipt for one of theirs.
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Question by Lara R:
10 points-What is the name of the heart valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle? ?
May anyone help me, 10 points, thanks.
1. What is the name of the heart valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle?
2. The number of red blood cells an indvidual has is determined by genetics.
True or False
3. During what portion of the heart’s cycle does it relax?
4. What is a vein that travels from one capillary bed to another called?
5. Which are not considered white blood cells?
B. mast cells
6. Which immune cells secrete antibodies?
A. B cells
B. helperT cells
C. suppressor T cells
D. complement cells
7. Which of the following is an autoimmune disease?
A. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
B. anaphylatic shock
C. rheumatoid arthritis
D. whooping cough
8. What kind of infective agents use reverse transcriptase?
B. Epstein-Barr viruses
9. What protozoan disease is most deadly worldwide, killing over 1 million individuals a year?
10. Once a pregnant woman becomes HIV positive, it is definite that her newborn will be, too.
True or False
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Question by stefaniespaargaren:
Do you know how long after a malaria vaccination you can conceive a baby?
We are going to Zambia for our honey moon and we need this vaccination but we would like to have a baby “made in Zambia”. I have no clue how long we have to wait after the vaccination and what are the impact.