Di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP) widely used plasticizer in the plastic industry, affects regulation of the endocrine system and causes toxicity in animals. In the present study, the aim was to study the toxic effects/damages of DBP exposure using Hsp70 levels and histopathological changes in Carp liver and gill. 196 more words
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Imagine that you see a bear while walking through a forest. In response to this threat, your body switches into “fight or flight” mode. To survive, your body releases emergency stress hormones, like adrenaline and cortisol, that cause your heartbeat to quicken, make your eyes dilate and focus your mind on the threat at hand—everything you need to get your body ready to run or to fight back. 161 more words
A brief thematic comparison of Toxicity (System of a Down) and La Vida es Sueño (Calderón de la Barca)
Maybe all this 17th century spanish drama has finally gone to my head, but I was listening to Toxicity by System of a Down earlier and it struck me that the lyrics really echo the central themes of Calderón’s de la Barca’s play La Vida es Sueño… 474 more words
First of all…
Just for good measure.
Especially since it has been a few weeks since I have composed anything worth reading. Lately, I have been participating in this thing people love to call “Self Reflection,” where you end up tearing every single piece of your established self to acknowledge the broken parts, decide their level of relevance, apply the super glue made up of self love and hatred, and move on. 266 more words
Let’s see for oneself!
Our lives tell a story; each day lived is grouped into chapters, and the longer our days, the more chapters there will be to our lives. 1,055 more words