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2015-03-05 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is 100% focused on providing diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer with the best possible compensation,

2015-03-04 08:31:43

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Experience is king when talking about mesothelioma attorneys, which is why we want retired plumbers who have

2015-03-03 08:36:19

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "The best weapon any diagnosed victim of a rare cancer can have is knowledge, which is why we wanted to share

2015-03-02 23:01:46

Italian researchers say a mesothelioma patient’s response to a treatment for excess lung fluid can also help determine prognosis. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March

2015-03-02 08:34:56

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is taking a new approach towards US Navy Veterans and former shipyard workers who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma that

2015-03-01 23:00:47

A long-term study of sheet metal workers suggests that many are at risk for asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma and asbestosis, even though they may not work directly with asbestos.

2015-02-28 23:01:52

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will honor its awards recipients during its annual Awards Dinner, on Monday, March 2 for their hard work in the mission to cure mesothelioma.

2015-02-28 23:01:50

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will broadcast live, free of charge, its Symposium sessions on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. Bethesda,

2015-02-27 23:19:43

A new study of Italian textile workers finds surprisingly high rates of malignant mesothelioma, especially among workers whose job is to sort rags for recycling. Raleigh,

2015-02-27 23:08:40

Mesothelioma lawyers of The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C.


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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2005-05-26 12:19:41

Amphibole defines an important group of dark-colored rock-forming inosilicate minerals composed of double chain SiO4 tetrahedra linked at the vertices and generally containing ions of iron and/ or magnesium in their structures. In chemical composition and general characteristics they are very similar to the pyroxenes and, like them, fall into three series according to their system of crystallization. The chief difference between amphiboles and pyroxenes is in cleavage: amphiboles form oblique...

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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2005-05-25 10:53:46

Vermiculite is a natural mineral which expands with the application of heat. It is formed by hydration of certain basaltic minerals, and is often found in association with asbestos. Mining operations in Libby, Montana were closed in 1990 in response to asbestos contamination. Expanded vermiculite is used as a soil conditioner, as loose-fill insulating and packing material, as an insulating filler for plaster and concrete compounds, and as a carrier for dry handling and slow release of...

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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.