What is the effect of Chlorox on bacteria
The purpose of this experiment was to compare the bacterial content before and after the use of Clorox wipes on the inside and outside door handles of restrooms. I became interested in doing a project on bacteria because I am interested in a career in medicine, biology or microbiology. In addition my mom has taught me about avoiding bacteria in restrooms and encouraged me to use a paper towel
Examine the interactions of class A and C ß-lactamases as they interact with ß-lactam antibiotics.
ß-lactamases are the principal agents of bacterial resistance to many penicillins, cephalosporins, and other ß-lactam antibiotics. The main objective is to understand the interactions of class A and C ß-lactamases as they interact with ß-lactam antibiotics in order to model a non-ß-lactam inhibitor into the active site. This would stop the hydrolytic power of ß-lactamases and rejuvenate ß-lactam a
Determine if translation and transcription of RNA in cells affects the levels of Ribonuclease H (RNase H)
Ribonuclease H is an enzyme that may be useful as a treatment for breast cancer because it can stop the production of estrogen in tumor cells. To find more about this enzyme, the purpose of this experiment was to determine if translation and transcription of RNA in cells affects the levels of Ribonuclease H (RNase H).
Does Mass Affect the Emergence of a Soybean Seed?
The purpose of this project is to determine if mass affects the emergence of a soybean seed. This experiment was set up to verify if the size of a soybean affects how it grows.
Can the Purple Loosestrife, a foreign plant be destroyed by introducing its natural enemies without damaging agricultural crops?
Examine ways for the biological control, of a foreign plant, with its natural enemy without harming the native plants of North America. To determine if any stage in the beetle, Galerucella calmariensis and Galerwcella pusilla life cycle will feed only on purple loosestrife, Lathrum salicaria, or if it will feed on agricultural crops in North America.
Which method is the most effective for treating water for chemicals, heavy metals and bacteria?
The purpose of this experiment is to determine which method of water purification, filtration, distillation, or solar pasteurization, is most efficient by treating tap and river water for pH, chlorine, total hardness, nitrate, phosphate, ammonia nitrogen, copper, and iron. These processes will also be tested to determine their effectiveness of removing E. coli B that has been previously introduced
The Effect of Different OTC Medications on the Survival Rate of Daphnia
The purpose of this experiment was to determine the effect of Pseudoephedrine, aspirin, and Benadryl on the heart rate of daphnia. The information gained from this experiment could help people understand about how important it is not to dispose of wasteful product into our rivers and streams, because of the way it affects the food chain. If the zooplankton ore harmed, everything above them in t
What causes landslides?
A landslide inventory of the Touchet subbasin of the Walla Walla River Watershed was completed in 2002 by the WDNR. Using a combination of 1:24,000 scale orthophotos from 1996 and aerial photographs, nearly 250 possible landslides were located in the total 93 km2 (234 were accessed by road or trail; gates, road closures, or other obstacles prevented ground-truthing of the remaining 15 or so). The
Generational effects of acid rain on Drosophila melanogaster
The purpose of this experiment was to test the effects of acid rain on several generations of living organisms. This researcher was interested in exploring whether mutations, found in an acid environment would also be observed if the offspring were removed from the acid environment into a neutral environment. Drosophila melanogaster were selected as subjects, due to their short life span, ease of
Which Parent Affects Fingerprint Pattern Types More?
The purpose of my project is to find out if the male parent or the female parent affects the offspring's fingerprints more.