Latest Cotton Stories

2012-04-19 23:02:58

Chicago, IL hosts Dr. Michael Cotton of AWAKEN Higher Brain Living who will provide new career opportunities to professionals on April 26. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 The expertise of Dr. Michael Cotton of AWAKEN Higher Brain Living and his innovative "Higher Brain Living®" techniques combined with the high skill sets of Life Coaches is creating a story that defines the essence of the phrase "Win / Win". "I have a proven life changing platform being offered to skilled Life...

Ancient Egyptians May Have Domesticated Native Cotton
2012-04-03 13:25:12

Scientists have studied 1,600 year old cotton from the banks of the Nile and have found what they believe to be evidence of early crop evolution. These findings are the first to find this kind of evolution in a major crop group, especially since plant domestication has a relatively short history. The findings offer an insight into how crop evolution works as a part of general agriculture. They might also help scientists and researchers better equip today´s crops as they face major...

2012-04-01 23:01:07

Wittmann Textiles Company, a national mail order and internet company in Hobe Sound, Florida has announced it will expand its made in the USA line to include a healthful summer weight nightshirt in 100% cotton. Hobe Sound, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Wittmann Textiles Company line of comfortable cotton nightshirts made in the USA since 1955 will now include a summer weight nightshirt that will be offered in ultra-light, very soft premium cotton for $25.90. The eagerly awaited addition will...

2012-03-19 23:02:25

The March 24 event in Chicago by AWAKEN Higher Brain Living outlines how to become a licensed center CEO of a progressive 21st Century Neuroscience System. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 If your career path is in neutral and searching for an alternative direction an event being held in Chicago would qualify as a definite "Must Attend" for serious minded entrepreneurs. "I have created a Revolutionary System for Creating Personal Growth," said Dr. Michael Cotton of AWAKEN Higher Brain...

Latest Cotton Reference Libraries

2010-11-15 17:08:49

Cotton swabs, made of a small wad of cotton wrapped around both ends of a short rod, are commonly used in a variety of applications including first aid, cosmetics application, cleaning, and arts and crafts. Leo Gerstenzang created the cotton swab in the 1920s after attaching cotton to toothpicks. The product eventually went on to be called the "Q-tip" which became a generic trademark for cotton swabs in the USA. The product is often used to clean the ear although doctors have said for used...

2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

2009-03-27 17:52:05

Tropical tree, Bombax ceiba, is a member of the genus Bombax. It is more familiarly known as the Cotton Tree. In areas of Malay, Indonesia, Southern China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan the tree is commonly planted. Chinese historical accounts tell of an ancient king of Nam Yuet, Chiu To, who offered the tree as a gift to the Emperor of Han Dynasty in 2nd Century B.C. Also, the tree, which is referred to as Semal, is commonly planted in parks and along roadsides in India. New Delhi, specifically...

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Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.