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PORTLAND, OR, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) has agreed to a ten-year CRAiLAR(R) fiber supply agreement with Hanesbrands Inc. that will commercialize NAT's proprietary fibers. Terms of the agreement were undisclosed.
Carbon nanofibers hold promise for technologies ranging from medical imaging devices to precise scientific measurement tools, but the time and expense associated with uniformly creating nanofibers of the correct size has been an obstacle â€“ until now.
Renovating your home to cut down on energy costs can raise the risk of exposure to dangerous asbestos materials, New York attorney Joseph W.
RED BANK, N.J., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies, "spending on remodeling probably will rise 9.2 percent to $125.1 billion in the first quarter from $114.6 billion a year earlier." According to Bloomberg, "a 13 percent increase forecast for April through June would be the largest jump in five years, referring to a report by the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based center." Attorney Chris Placitella, partner at the law firm of Cohen,...
Home renovations done by people lacking adequate training and knowledge could lead to the disturbance lead-based paint, asbestos insulation, and many other toxic materials in older buildings, which will put the health of all-especially children- at risk.
Training, caution essential to avoid release of brain-damaging lead, other toxic substances.
Scientists now have a better understanding of why spider silk fibers are so incredibly strong.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Make Sure it's True Fibermesh" is the message that leads the Propex launch of its new brand initiative for Fibermesh concrete reinforcement fibers.
CRADA Trials Underway in South Carolina to Produce Raw Material for the Apparel Industry's First Sustainable, Commercially Viable Complement to Cotton PORTLAND, OR, Jan.
HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Middleton, Co-Founder and CEO of Siam Thai Silk Company, LLC announced today that his company has contracted with Craig Clovis Accessories to represent the Panissara Silk line of designer silk scarves and shawls.
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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