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2011-07-29 06:05:00

HANGZHOU, China, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Inetsilk.com, China's leading silk scarf wholesaler is offering a site wide promotion from July 30th - August 5th, 2011, with deep discounts on hard-to-find Chinese silk scarves of fall 2011 styles.

2011-07-28 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HB Litigation Conferences LLC, announces two programs on the topics of asbestos and lead litigation to be held October 3-4, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, FL, said Tom Hagy, CEO of HB.

2011-07-27 08:19:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gnarus Advisors LLC (Gnarus), a leading consulting firm specializing in expert analysis, litigation testimony and business advisory, announced today that the company has opened an office in Chicago.

2011-07-20 00:00:03

Super Lawyers magazine names four California mesothelioma attorneys from Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC as top lawyers in Northern California for 2011 and names two other attorneys 2011 Rising Stars Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Four California mesothelioma attorneys from the law firm of Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC have been named by California Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in Northern California for 2011.

2011-07-07 02:00:00

MCALLEN, Texas, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FibeRio Technology Corporation - The Force For Nanofibers - has been selected by the editors of R&D Magazine as a winner of the 49th Annual R&D 100 Awards.

2011-07-02 00:00:33

No workers should have to risk their long-term health to make a living, mesothelioma lawyer Joseph W. Belluck says. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 New York mesothelioma attorney Joseph W.

2011-06-23 10:14:00

PENNDEL, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Langhorne Carpet Company is now weaving Jacquard-Wilton carpets made of luxurious 100% Peruvian alpaca fiber, the gold standard of all-natural carpet. It is similar to the touch of cashmere but far more durable.

2011-06-09 23:49:24

An alarming new article in Respirology issues a serious warning of massive rises in deaths from asbestos-related lung diseases in Asia.

2011-05-25 11:53:00

KENT, Wash., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARI Technologies, Inc. (ARI), a leading waste management technology developer was awarded patents for "System and Method for Treating Asbestos", (US Patent: 7,939,705 B2).

2011-05-24 00:00:31

Environmental Services Group - http://www.environmentalservicesgroup.ca - introduces new company standard for detecting asbestos in Vermiculite and soil providing more accurate results than traditional testing Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Environmental Services Group (ESG) provides the highest quality in asbestos detection for Toronto and the GTA.

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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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