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2015-02-19 12:21:09

Shimano's PowerPro® brand is first to use Spectra® HT fiber in new Maxcuatro(TM) product MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-19 08:27:07

DALLAS, February 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Basalt Fiber Market by Type (Continuous and Discrete), By Application (Building & Construction, Automotive, Wind

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2015-02-18 12:07:24

A team of UK engineers has recently discovered that rock-scraping limpet teeth are actually made from the strongest natural material ever tested, according to their report in the journal Interface.

2015-02-10 12:32:29

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The ceramic fiber market can be segmented into four major regions, which are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW).

2015-02-06 23:03:09

2015 Global Basalt Fiber Industry Deep Research Report is added to DeepResearchReports.com which is spread across 135 pages. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 06,

2015-02-02 23:06:17

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Long Fiber Thermoplastics.

2015-02-02 08:33:03

Birch deploys additional Fiber assets in Houston, Los Angeles, and DC markets ATLANTA, Feb.

2015-01-27 12:24:17

DALLAS, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "Global and China Carbon Fiber Industry Report, 2014-2017" market intelligence study of 116

2015-01-22 23:08:17

A recent study by Transparency Market Research (TMR) forecasts that the global cellulose fibers market will grow at a CAGR of 9.8% between the years 2012 to 2018. Albany,


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Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.