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2011-01-12 00:01:31

Nanofibers: they're invisible to the human eye, but their strength and robustness will be meticulously measured. MemPro looks to new uses for ceramic nanofiber materials. Broomfield, CO (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 MemPro Ceramics Corporation, a nanotech manufacturing company, will measure unique characteristics of ceramic nanofibers for its customers. MemPro, whose development phase was funded by The National Science Foundation, today announced this benefit from the federal government. For...

2010-12-28 00:00:37

AsbestosHelpDesk.org, a Mesothelioma resource site, releases details about the upcoming Annual International Asbestos Convention in Atlanta. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 27, 2010 Every year, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization hosts a conference with information, special speakers, honored guests and breaking asbestos related news. The upcoming Seventh Annual Asbestos Convention will be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Marriot Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center from April 1-3,...

2010-12-04 00:00:04

This month, Charles P. Rogers announces the release of its new 100% organic cotton sheets. The GOTS certified organic cotton is grown using methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment, maintain soil fertility and reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizers. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 This month, Charles P. Rogers announces the release of its new 100% organic cotton sheets. The GOTS certified organic cotton is grown using methods and materials that have a low...

2010-11-18 06:00:00

Crop Traditionally Grown in the U.S. to Produce Grain Will Supply Fiber as the Foundation for the First Sustainable Complement to Cotton PORTLAND, OR, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ - With cotton prices skyrocketing and demand for the fiber exceeding current supplies, textile and garment manufacturers are rushing to find ways to cut costs by reducing their dependence on "the fabric of our lives" -- including blending synthetics into the mix. Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc., (OTCBB: ...

2010-11-15 07:15:00

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "Cloth Addiction" microfiber cloths (http://www.powerthreads.com/clothaddiction) can make dirty screens a thing of the past. CTA Products has launched a new generation of microfiber cloths designed to meet a new demand - keeping the iPad and other tablet screens clean. This new generation cloth has ultra thin fibers, twice as thin as existing microfiber cloths. These fibers are so thin that if you laid out 10,000 miles of the fiber the...

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Among most trades, carpenters have one of the highest incidence rates for developing mesothelioma. Lipsitz & Ponterio's user-friendly website (http://www.mesotheliomacarpenter.com) offers information regarding a carpenter's exposure to asbestos during ship building, framing and roughing, as well as through the application and removal of asbestos-containing floor tiles, ceiling tiles, fireproofing and roofing materials, thinset and joint compound. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) November 7, 2010 The...

2010-11-05 00:00:38

FibeRio Technology Corporation "“ The Force For Nanofibers - is announcing the launch of the first ever nanofiber production equipment utilizing Forcespinningâ“ž¢ Technology at the Filtration 2010 and Materials Research Society conferences in Philadelphia and Boston, respectively, from November 30 - December 2. McAllen, TX (PRWEB) November 4, 2010 FibeRio Technology Corporation "“ The Force For Nanofibers - is announcing the launch of the first ever...

2010-10-24 00:13:15

Accukits, LLC the industry leader in Do-It-Yourself Environmental Testing Products announced on Thursday October 21, 2010 that for the rest of 2010 they will be giving away their asbestos, mold and lead-based paint testing kits. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2010 Accukits, LLC announced on October 21, 2010 that they will be giving the public free asbestos, mold and lead-based test kits for the rest of 2010. This will allow homeowners and businesses to sample for asbestos, mold or...

2010-10-09 05:18:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent cold weather has prompted some to turn on their furnace and boilers only to find them needing repairs, according to the CEO of a local environmental abatement company, Abatepro, Inc. Nicholas Feco has been performing asbestos inspections since 2004 and has seen a steady influx of HVAC systems needing repairs as fall weather approaches. "When it gets cold, equipment will fail," says Mr. Feco, "and the reputable HVAC guys won't touch asbestos...

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2010-09-30 09:25:00

A research and development effort by the University of Notre Dame, the University of Wyoming, and Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. has succeeded in producing transgenic silkworms capable of spinning artificial spider silks. "This research represents a significant breakthrough in the development of superior silk fibers for both medical and non-medical applications," said Malcolm J. Fraser Jr., a Notre Dame professor of biological sciences. "The generation of silk fibers having the properties...


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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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