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2011-06-23 10:14:00

PENNDEL, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Langhorne Carpet Company is now weaving Jacquard-Wilton carpets made of luxurious 100% Peruvian alpaca fiber, the gold standard of all-natural carpet. It is similar to the touch of cashmere but far more durable.

2011-06-09 23:49:24

An alarming new article in Respirology issues a serious warning of massive rises in deaths from asbestos-related lung diseases in Asia.

2011-05-25 11:53:00

KENT, Wash., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARI Technologies, Inc. (ARI), a leading waste management technology developer was awarded patents for "System and Method for Treating Asbestos", (US Patent: 7,939,705 B2).

2011-05-24 00:00:31

Environmental Services Group - http://www.environmentalservicesgroup.ca - introduces new company standard for detecting asbestos in Vermiculite and soil providing more accurate results than traditional testing Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Environmental Services Group (ESG) provides the highest quality in asbestos detection for Toronto and the GTA.

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2011-05-20 13:03:07

When you suffer a heart attack, a part of your heart dies.

2011-05-18 00:08:12

The development and successful testing of a method for unreeling the strands of silk in wild silkworm cocoons could clear the way for establishment of new silk industries not only in Asia but also in vast areas of Africa and South America.

2011-05-10 14:54:00

RALEIGH, Miss., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Circuit Court of Smith County, Mississippi, a jury awarded the single largest plaintiff's asbestos verdict in United States history in the Civil Action No. 2006-196 against Chevron Phillips Chemical (CP Chem) and Union Carbide Corporation.

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Earns US Environmental Protection Agency Building Inspector Certification Toronto (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 In any industry, there are leaders and followers.

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Joseph W. Belluck, a New York lawyer who represents mesothelioma victims throughout the country, says that asbestos must be carefully removed, secured and disposed of in order to avoid exposing others to danger. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 New York personal injury attorney Joseph W.


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.