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2012-02-07 17:05:00

Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason (CPSM) have been representing clients injured by asbestos to file mesothelioma lawsuits and asbestos bankruptcy claims for over 30 years. They have updated the asbestos bankruptcy section and blog to reflect the recent developments in W.R. Grace & Company's (Grace) reorganization plan. Victims who were injured by exposure to asbestos can file a lawsuit against the companies responsible for the products that made them ill. Some of those companies...

2012-01-30 21:00:00

Fully accredited Western Analytical Laboratory provides asbestos testing services, because even after years of being a banned material, asbestos threat is real. This laboratory offers its services nationwide at affordable prices (three samples will cost round 50$). Samples can be sent via mail and the customers will get the result within 24 hours. Arleta, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Due to the general prohibition the usage of asbestos was ceased in 1989, however the previously processed...

2012-01-05 17:00:00

Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason, mesothelioma attorneys who have been representing clients in asbestos lawsuits for more than 30 years, now offer up-to-date information regarding where asbestos in the home is likely to be located, how risk of exposure occurs, and what to do if you suspect your home contains asbestos materials. (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason (CPSM) are expert mesothelioma attorneys who have been specializing in asbestos litigation for over...

Super Silk From Genetically Modified Silk Worms
2012-01-04 08:13:26

US researchers say they have created genetically modified (GM) silkworms that spin silk far stronger and more elastic than the normal silk produced by the critter. Scientists from University of Wyoming, who published their research in the PNAS journal, say their ultimate goal is to produce silk from worms that has the toughness of spider silk. Spider silk, weight-for-weight, is stronger than steel. The team say the silkworm silk has a whole range of biomedical applications, including uses...

2011-12-21 22:35:00

The mesothelioma law firm of Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason applauds the recent unequivocal statement by Inspector General Arthur Elkins Jr. of the United States Environmental Protection Agency that âœasbestos is a human carcinogen with no safe level of exposure.â (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Mesothelioma attorneys Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason represent clients every day who are suffering from asbestos cancer and diseases after being exposed to...

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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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