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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.

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.

2011-12-13 17:00:00

Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason, expert mesothelioma attorneys, have recently updated their website to provide more information, and a warning, to both commercial and home mechanics that run

2011-11-25 08:00:00

Super-Absorbent Hair Towels will now absorb even more water. Butler, PA (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 Turbie Twist, LLC has improved the functionality of


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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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