INSTRUMNETAL METHODS FOR THE QUANTIFICATION OF CAPSAICINOIDS. INTRODUCTION Capsiacinoids are natural alkaloid compounds found in pepper fruits (Capsium spp.) which are responsible for the burning sensation experienced when chewed. They are typical of hot pepper fruits. They also cause the nose and eyes to run and induce perspiration. Biosynthesis of capsiacinoids occurs in the placenta and accumulate in vacoules by epidermal cells and are then excreted on the internal pericarp...
It was a clear Tuesday morning. It began like every other day; people got ready to go to work, children were on their way to school, and both young and old were preparing for their travels. Life was going on as normal. However, things quickly began to change. Everything started to go wrong that morning around 8:00am. A group of men who were a part of the Al Qaeda which was led by Osama bin Laden decided that they would make it their goal to hijack a number of planes from both American and...
The term 'social science' is a misnomer which masks the necessarily different epistemic methods and ontological realities consistent with natural and social realms respectively". Critically appraise this claim In this essay I intend to dispute the notion that the term social science is a misnomer. Firstly, I will define social science, and then focus on the differences between rationalism and empiricism without whose existence there would be no epistemology. Empiricism will receive more...
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the law relating to either race discrimination, sex discrimination or disability discrimination? Relating to disability discrimination: Disability discrimination is legally prohibited and controlled in the UK via two main statutory instruments, the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (DDA) (previously the Disability Discrimination Act 1995) and the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) Act 1999. Further legislation extends the scope of coverage; for example,...
IS THE BRITISH WELFARE STATE RESPONSIBLE FOR MANY CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS?Introduction The idea of a welfare state can be taken to have different meaning depending on the way it is applied. The welfare state in all countries is however supposed to meet some basic objectives or needs of a state and therefore takes care of the welfare of all the members. There are some basic ideas that pertains the formation of any welfare state. The welfare state is taken as the ideal model of provision...
Describe the role and function of the Transnational Organised Crime Convention and the Convention's relationship to its Protocols The Transnational Organised Crime Convention is a multi-lateral convention established by the United Nations in December 2000 with the expressed aim of demonstrating the “political will to answer a global challenge with a global response.” It should consequently be seen as formal recognition that the new security problems posited by the advent of the era...
Achieving sustainable transport through the provision of mass transit is a common goal in all urban areas. Despite this notion, current transit infrastructure is designed in a way that users are assumed to be normal and able-bodied which often led to exclusion to those who face difficulties in using the transit (Audirac, 2008; Bromley, Matthews, & Thomas, 2007). In 2001, Canada has around 3.4 million people suffering from various types of disabilities. Statistics Canada (2002)...
In Bangladesh, as elsewhere, many rural households are confronted with a regular seasonal period of stress. The occurrence of seasonal stress is usually related to the cropping cycles (food stocks from previous harvest are low, but current crop is not yet ready) or to seasonal fluctuations in the rural employment market. In Bangladesh the lean period is a commonly-recognized component phenomenon of food insecurity, and it is measured in terms of the specific months of the year that a household...
The purpose of this paper is to summarize and critique the article written by Colin Lindsay called ''In a Lonely Place? Social Networks, Job Seeking and the Experience of Long-Term Unemployment''. This article research is based on interviews conducted by 220 job seekers in Glasgow's two areas of highest unemployment and its aim is to discover whether ''long-term unemployed people in these areas struggle to access social networks for job search; and the extent to which long-term unemployment is...
Charles Murray was invited to England in 1990 to observe and discover if there was an underclass phenomenon in the United Kingdom similar to the one he had identified in the United States. The Sunday times published the results of his investigation on the 26th of November 1989, and later on it was republished by the conservative party committee of experts ( the Institute for Economic Affairs, IEA ) as the emerging British Underclass. In these documents Murray demonstrated that:...