The Science behind the Lance Armstrong case

Respiration is the release of energy in cells by the breakdown of food substances. The chemical reactions for respiration take place in the mitochondria of the cell. There are two types of respiration: Aerobic respiration: Respiration which takes place in the presence of oxygen-glucose is completely broken down with oxygen into carbon dioxide and water….

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Evaluating my Sustainability

Sustainability is the concept of using resources at an environmentally- friendly rate whilst not compromising its existence for future generations. It is therefore vital that we look to our own practices and evaluate how sustainable they may be. Sustainability can be measured through calculations such as Ecological Footprint. An ecological footprint is the amount of…

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A note to my future-self about Science

Dear future -self, Sometimes science might seem incomprehensible, and sometimes it may seem boring, sometimes it may even feel like you already know what you are learning, but don’t give up. Science is so dynamic in its uses and no matter what, we’re alive because of science. Continue to pursue it in every way possible….

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Reflection #2

 My engagement in this sustainability Project opened out a new window of thoughts for me and not only made me evaluate my client’s sustainability but also made me keep a toll on mine. As I delved into research I slowly became more aware of the harming done to the environment and started to rethink my…

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Reflection #1

Upon reviewing our client’s information at first hand, we knew that air travel would be the aspect we would have to focus on the most. One of my team members was well versed with the same route traveled by our client and had a lot of useful information to provide on this aspect. This made…

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