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Fermentation of Glucose by Yeast: Lab Explained

Introduction Glucose → Ethanol + Carbon dioxide In the absence of oxygen, enzymes from microorganisms break down sugars through the chemical process called fermentation. Because they possess distinctive sets of metabolic genes, microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can develop enzymes that can break down various kinds of sugar compounds. Therefore, the flavor of fermented food…

Homelessness in America: What Can Be Done to Amend This Crisis

Homelessness in America has a history dating back to the 1870s, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), which is a part of the US National Library of Medicine and reports on biomedical and genomic information. The crisis surged in the 1980s as a result of high unemployment, a lack of affordable housing,…

Antigone’s Relevance in Modern Society: Analysis

In Greek Legend, Antigone is the daughter born of the inadvertent relationship between Jocasta and her son Oedipus. The tragedy by Sophocles is narratively anteceded by Oedipus at Colonus and Oedipus Rex and forms the third installment of the Oedipus trilogy. Over the years, there have been multiple adaptations of Antigone, including musical compositions, stage,…

Parental Negligence in The Stone Boy by Gina Berriault

 Gina Berriault’s story The Stone Boy prompts readers to consider how much parental involvement influences a child’s actions and behavior. The story tells of how 9-year-old Arnold accidentally kills his older brother Eugene but decides to pick peas for an hour instead of informing his parents about the incident. His family, relatives, the sheriff, and the callers…

Theme of Love and Money in Victorian Era Novels

Many novels about the middle class in the nineteenth century are mainly about the struggles of common citizens and the struggles of the lower class. Precisely, the novels feature the struggles of the lower citizens’ efforts to gain upward mobility, which gave rise to the social realism subgenre. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Sense and…

The Similarities and Differences in the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventure of Crooked Man is among Arthur Conan Doyle’s short stories about Sherlock Holmes. The short story is the twentieth of the Sherlock Holmes stories, written for the Strand Magazine edition, after The Adventure of the Reigate Squire. The story was later republished and included in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes omnibus in 1893.…

Causes of Unemployment in Australia and its Impact on the Economy

Outline the main causes of unemployment in Australia and discuss its impact on the economy Unemployment is the situation where individuals want to work, however, are unable to find a job. Many causes disable Australians from seeing and being accepted for adequate work, in addition to the many impacts on the individual people and the…

Insanity in The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell Tale Heart is among Poe’s most famous short stories. It provides a dark and bleak exposition by an unnamed character who narrates how he successfully murders and their ultimate delirious confession from guilt’s torment. The narrator’s motiveless action arouses the readers’ curiosity about the storyteller’s mental state and the relationship with the old man…