Monthly Archives: March 2015

Beta Carotene: is it a Good Source of Vitamin A??

For my Agricultural Biochemistry class we had to write a research paper that focused on Golden Rice ( A genetically modified organism (GMO)) as a good source of Vitamin A. A long story short this rice was developed to provide Vitamin A to poor countries that have citizens with vitamin A deficiencies. The rice is…
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Aedes Mosquitoes: Vectors of Chikungunya

Paper I wrote for my medical entomology course. Enjoy! Introduction No animal on earth has touched so directly and profoundly the lives of so many human beings. For all of history and all over the globe she has been a nuisance, a pain, and an angel of death. Mosquitoes have killed great leaders, decimated armies,…
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