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Spider Silk May One Day Be Produced From Bacteria
2012-07-19 10:11:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a development that could have wide reaching ramification for material production, researchers may have finally unlocked a consistent process for producing spider silk from bacteria. A new video article in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, demonstrates a key step in the procedures to harvest and process synthetic spider silk from bacteria called “post-spin.” In this step, silk molecules are mechanically...

2012-07-08 23:00:07

Filippone and daughter bring hemp back from the era of our forefathers to modern day. Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 EnviroTextiles LLC (ET), a woman- owned business, is credited with developing, importing and selling hemp fabric for scarves sold by the Obama 2012 Campaign. The scarves are a fundraising item for sale on http://www.BarackObama.com and were designed by one of the first lady´s personal designers, Monique Péan. Barbara Filippone and daughter Summer Star...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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