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2009-03-16 14:45:00

Smithsonian Whistleblower and Asbestos Experts to Dispute Smithsonian's Assurances That National Air and Space Museum is Safe for Workers and Public WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smithsonian whistleblower Richard Pullman will hold a press conference on Tuesday, March 17, to announce the filing of a whistleblower retaliation complaint with the U.S.

2009-02-19 12:42:00

DALLAS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Dallas attorneys are among the who's who of asbestos litigators to assemble next month in Los Angeles to discuss emerging asbestos litigation trends and review what transpired in 2008. Shepard Hoffman, Esq., Law Offices of Shepard A.

2009-01-27 09:18:00

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- pur brands, llc. invites you to begin the New Year au courant by enjoying an ecologically and environmentally friendly, innovative, luxury fabric called pur camboo(R).

2009-01-12 12:49:00

Campaign Seeks to Reduce Use of Synthetic Textiles and Increase Use of Sustainable Fibers such as Industrial Hemp WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-01-05 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- All Clear Environmental (http://www.AllClearCa.com), a hazardous materials removal and demolition company, seeks to warn the public about hidden asbestos in construction that occurred after the EPA ban in 1989.

2008-12-22 07:00:00

PORTLAND, OR, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT, OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT), a pioneer in commercializing the use of bast fibers including industrial hemp, was granted a world-wide exclusive, royalty bearing license from the Alberta Research Council Inc.

2008-11-05 18:00:13

American Biltrite Inc. (AMEX:ABL) reported its results for the third quarter of 2008 today. Net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2008 were $97.4 million, down 9.4% from $107.4 million in the third quarter of 2007.


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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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