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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.

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.

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

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.


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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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