Summary of Scientific Paper

Write a two page (500 word) paper summarizing a scientific paper.  The paper should be from a peer reviewed journal, or a comparable This should be written with proper scientific format, including citations in the text and a references cited section, and use a proper tone.

The paper that you summarize should be one of the papers you will use for the term paper later in the course.  That paper will have more references, but you can start with this assignment, and add more references to compare, contrast, and develop that paper.  In turn, that paper should develop some background information for the research project you will undertake next year. 

This assignment will be due Friday, 24 Feb 2006.