Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems Passages

Chemical and physical sciences practice passage questions

  1. Understanding cardiac pressure-volume curves
  2. Imaging tissue structures using muon tomography
  3. The effect of contrast agents on MRI signals
  4. Analyzing electrocardiogram voltage signals
  5. The mechanics of standing balance
  6. What conditions influence lyophilisation?
  7. Your heart does work: A relationship of pressure and volume
  8. Heat engines and work
  9. Tension in the muscles
  10. Patients in a wheelchair
  11. Biological adaptations in response to physical constraints: the case of Atlantic salmon
  12. Purification of caffeine
  13. Ideal gases in medicine
  14. What causes red blood cells to sickle?
  15. A fluid flowing through a tube
  16. Qualitative analysis of contaminated water supply
  17. Water flowing out of a tank
  18. Applications of Hard-Soft Acid-Base theory
  19. Synthesis of anti-tumor drug Combretastatin and its derivatives
  20. Testing new suture material
  21. Swine flu in Finland
  22. Ancient Greek catapults and medical packs
  23. Forces on a kidney stone
  24. Knee injuries in athletes
  25. The speed of a neural impulse
  26. Blood flow in the arteries
  27. Concussions in professional athletes
  28. The world's fastest mammal
  29. Force of tension - Passage 1
  30. Frictional forces on mobility walkers
  31. An elevator in a hospital
  32. A ramp in an administrative office
  33. Hills, inclement weather, and cars
  34. Basal metabolic rate and energy expenditure
  35. Rollercoasters are energy at work!
  36. A scale under water
  37. Coronary heart disease and blood pressure
  38. The tubular system in an aquarium
  39. Hydrotherapy and full body immersion
  40. Chlorofluorocarbons and the environment
  41. Charles' law and gas in a piston
  42. Capacitors in electrocardiography monitors
  43. Cardiac dysrhythmia and defibrillators
  44. Electrostatics, medicine, and metal spheres
  45. Electric Field Treatments and electroporation
  46. Hyperopia and convex lenses
  47. Converging and diverging lenses in a lab
  48. A mirror in an operating room
  49. Using scallops to correct vision
  50. Eye disease and contact lenses
  51. An experiment with light rays and a prism
  52. How movements influence an ultrasound
  53. Resonance in a tube
  54. Creating and separating acetone
  55. Separations and purifications - Passage 2
  56. Homocystinuria and its associate treatments
  57. Investigating families with hormone deficiencies
  58. The influence of histones on genetic inheritance
  59. Lactate dehydrogenase and exhausted athletes
  60. The circuit elements of a simple defibrillator
  61. How do geckoes stick to surfaces?
  62. Biochemistry changes that occur after death
  63. Using a freezing point depression osmometer to measure serum osmolality
  64. The refraction of light through the human eye
  65. The effects of ultrasound on different tissue types
  66. Leukocytes roll on blood vessel walls
  67. Creating Fuel from Algae
  68. How do organisms maintain a constant pH range?
  69. The bicarbonate buffering system and titration curves
  70. Neuronal membranes: Nature's capacitors
  71. Doppler effect in living tissue
  72. The effects of ear canal acoustics on hearing ability
  73. The forearm as an example of a third-class lever
  74. The forces and torques acting on the hip joint
  75. The chemical structure consequences of beta-lactams
  76. Aldehydes and ketones
  77. The effects of microgravity on muscle tissues
  78. Comparing the stress exerted on the body by different running shoes
  79. Understanding the ballistics of gene bombardment
  80. Analysis of image production by the human eye
  81. Alcohol production and absorption
  82. The structure and function of glycogen.
  83. Elasticity and kinetics of vulcanized rubber
  84. Preventing barotrauma in deep-sea divers
  85. Pressure regulation and fluid dynamics of the respiratory system
  86. Thermodynamics of gallium arsenide formation
  87. Using ultrasounds to measure blood flow velocity
  88. The radioactivity of iodine-131
  89. Characteristics of various therapeutic radioisotopes
  90. Understanding the properties of radioactive tracers
  91. Melting point and thermodynamics of double-stranded DNA
  92. Pure tone audiometry in diagnosing hearing loss
  93. Isothermal titration calorimetry in drug development
  94. Mass spectrometry in the operating room
  95. Separating enantiomers in a prescription drug
  96. Technetium decay and its cardiac application
  97. The physics of eyesight correction
  98. Flow and poiseuille's law in operation
  99. The role of the bicarbonate buffer system in regulating blood pH
  100. Using optical traps to manipulate single DNA strands
  101. Clinical applications of tuning forks
  102. Physics of walking and running
  103. Selection of radionuclides for radiopharmaceuticals
  104. Shortwave diathermy in rehabilitative medicine
  105. Electromyography and passive filters: Circuitry in action
  106. Dermoscopy: Looking skin deep
  107. Gamma knife radiosurgery
  108. Axons: Physics and chemistry at work in the body
  109. Proton beam therapy: Particle accelerators in medicine
  110. A physical model of human sitting