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2010-08-11 05:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, a new online store operated by Abizark, http://www.inetsilk.com , was opened, mainly providing genuine silk products for retail and small scale wholesale.

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2010-07-31 06:45:09

Tougher than a bullet-proof vest yet synonymous with beauty and luxury, silk fibers are a masterpiece of nature whose remarkable properties have yet to be fully replicated in the laboratory.

2010-07-28 14:50:00

BOSTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $13 million settlement has been reached between four parties and the United States to expedite cleanup of the contaminated Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass., the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

2010-07-20 14:13:51

Deaths in England and Wales from injuries and diseases caused by work have almost halved in 20 years.

2010-07-20 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A dozen in-house counsel from manufacturing companies and insurance companies are on the faculty of the 13th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference produced by HB Litigation Conferences, continuing this important event first launched under the Mealey's Conferences brand, according to Tom Hagy, former publisher of Mealey's and founder and CEO of HB.

2010-06-09 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three men, a father and two sons, were sentenced to prison today in federal court in Syracuse, N.Y., for multiple violations of asbestos-related environmental laws, announced Ignacia S.

2010-05-31 11:50:00

MEDINA, Ohio, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that action is being taken to permanently resolve current and future asbestos claims associated with Bondex International, Inc. (Bondex).

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2010-05-13 09:35:22

Discovery opens the way toward biomimetic production of ultra-strong, elastic fibers.

2010-04-08 08:15:00

DALLAS, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Baron & Budd, P.C. announced their sponsorship of the 6th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference.

2010-04-02 12:46:00

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the United States Senate have declared April 1-7, 2010 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week," a time dedicated to raising the awareness of the dangers surrounding asbestos and its prevalence across America.


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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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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