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2013-03-15 12:29:20

OTTAWA, March 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Health Canada and manufacturers are strengthening the labelling and instructions for the use of spray fibrin sealants following three deaths outside of Canada. Fibrin sealants, also known as topical hemostatic agents, are used during surgery to help reduce local bleeding. The sealant solution is either dripped or sprayed onto bleeding tissue. Efforts are ongoing to inform the medical community of the need to ensure that spray devices are always used...

2013-03-13 16:27:46

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CRAiLAR" or the "Company") (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber, The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), announced today that Ken Barker, CEO, and Ted Sanders, CFO will be presenting at the 25(th) Annual ROTH Conference on Monday, March 18 at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, Calif. The ROTH Conference, which is one of the largest of its kind...

2013-03-12 12:27:45

PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc. (www.coheramedical.com), a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, has announced today that it has received approval to begin human clinical trials of its Sylys(TM) Surgical Sealant product, designed for colonic and small bowel anastomoses. The study will investigate the safety and efficacy of Sylys, and its effect on leakage following bowel repair and associated complications in...

2013-03-11 12:26:01

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (CRAiLAR) (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF) will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 14, at 2:00 pm PDT, 5:00 pm EDT. Ken Barker, chief executive officer and Ted Sanders, chief financial officer will host the call and provide an update on recent corporate developments followed by a question and answer session. Event Details -- To participate via telephone, please dial 888-481-2877, or...

Zero Emissions Hydrogen Car Unveiled For Upcoming Competition
2013-03-06 17:56:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A University of Alberta group has unleashed a single-seat hydrogen cell car that will compete against teams in the Shell Eco-marathon challenge this spring in Houston, Texas. Mechanical engineering student Matt Sponiar established the team in 2010 to build a sustainable automobile. The group made a debut at the Shell Eco-marathon last year, competing against 150 universities and high schools, taking second place in the Urban...

2013-03-01 08:25:31

BAODING, China, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orient Paper, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONP) ("Orient Paper" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, announced today that it is preparing for the upcoming comprehensive environmental protection inspection, which is part of a large-scale special pollution inspection conducted by the local Xushui County government, in response to a series of environmental pollution incidents and public health...

2013-02-19 08:36:07

BAODING, China, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orient Paper, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONP) ("Orient Paper" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in northern China, announced today that the Company will file its annual report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will announce, through a press release, its audited financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012 and audited financial results for the year ended...

2013-01-30 23:01:47

Selecting SiteHawk´s Professional SDS Software and SDS Authoring Services allows Chemplex to leverage the full complement of safety data sheet compliance, environmental reporting, and expert SDS authoring services. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS and chemical data management solutions, announced today that Chemplex Advanced Materials LLC, has selected SiteHawk as its chemical management services provider. Since 1995 Chemplex...

2013-01-24 08:25:56

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewelry is in the very DNA of Anish Godha, 23 and Varun Godha, 28. The recent entrepreneurial graduates of Stanford and Cornell are finally providing public access to their family's 122 years of jewelry design and manufacturing with the launch of Diamondere.com, an affordable made-to-order fine jewelry e-commerce platform. In the past, their family focused exclusively on signature jewelry for the royals, dignitaries, and celebrities, which...

2013-01-22 12:23:49

By Lorraine DePasque for the American Gem Trade Association DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether she's playing the wife of an American war hero on Showtime's Homeland, or wearing some of America's finest gemstone jewelry, Morena Baccarin does it beautifully. The Brazilian-born actress, who stars as Jessica Brody on the award-winning drama, is also a celebrity muse for the winning jewelry designs of the 2013 AGTA Spectrum Awards(TM). (Photo:...


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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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