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2011-08-09 12:24:31

A diet of flaxseed shows protective effects against radiation in animal models Flax has been part of human history for well over 30,000 years, used for weaving cloth, feeding people and animals, and even making paint. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that it might have a new use for the 21st century: protecting healthy tissues and organs from the harmful effects of radiation. In a study just published in BMC Cancer,...

2011-08-08 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTCQB: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced that it will hold its second quarter 2011 financial results conference call at 8:00 am ET on Monday, August 15, 2011. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results before the market open on August 15, 2011. To attend the call, please use the...

2011-07-14 13:30:00

Company Will Contract 15,000 Acres of Flax This Year and Establish Regional Production Facility by Q1 2012 Announcement Follows Close of C$13.1M in Bought Deal Financing PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. ("NAT" or the "Company") (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Carolina Eastern Precision Ag, of Pamplico, S.C., to provide agronomic consultation to the Company and its...

2011-07-11 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTCQB: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, recently announced the Company's management team will present at the 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference to be held July 17-19 at the Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA. China Linen is now scheduled to present Monday, July 18 at 8:30 am. Conference...

2011-07-06 11:25:00

HARBIN, China, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTCQB: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced the Company's management team will present at the 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference to be held July 17-19 at the Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA. China Linen is scheduled to present Tuesday, July 19 at 8:30 am on Track 6....

2011-07-01 13:45:55

Researcher challenges peers to repeat controversial findings If a person were to climb a towering redwood and take a sample from the top and bottom of the tree, a comparison would show that the DNA are different. Christopher A. Cullis, chair of biology at Case Western Reserve University, explains that this is the basis of his controversial research findings. Cullis, who has spent over 40 years studying mutations within plants, most recently flax (Linum usitatissimum), has found that the...

2011-06-07 05:00:00

PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short-term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) beginning June 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in corporate identity uniform programs. "Cintas is the leading uniform brand in the U.S. and we are looking forward to supporting...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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