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No More Smelly Feet With Bamboo Socks

Now there is a cure for smelly and pongy feet - special socks made of bamboo fibre . The item is the first eco-friendly sock to go on general sale, and experts have forecasted that it is the sign of one of the biggest revolutions to take place in the world of clothing. The socks, t...

First Eco Shoppe Opening in Austin on May 21

...ls including Ice Stone, Avonite and Alkemi solid surfaces for different areas in the store. Rapidly renewable materials used in the store include bamboo composite products and veneers, as well as solid Douglas fir lumber. There are no protective surfaces on the interior signage. Eco Shoppe will ...

UC design innovation: New hope for the hated hospital gown

... the related versions be made from naturally anti-microbial materials like bamboo or crabyon (a material actually made from crab shells). UC's Margaret Vo...ies: A scarf with a pocket, arm warmers, leg warmers and shawl, all made of bamboo jersey to integrate both extreme softness and anti-bacterial characteristi...

Spotlight Baby Provides Parents with Educational Programs and Eco-Friendly Products to Support Babies in Reaching Their Full Developmental Potentials

... location. Spotlight Baby also offers parents eco-friendly products made from naturally soft, organic, hypoallergenic, sustainable and non-toxic bamboo fibers. The products include "Bamboo Buddy" ultra-soft plush toys and their revolutionary "Squeez-Ease." The unique design of "Squeez-Ease" is a gre...

Allstar Awards Announces its New Ecologically Friendly Product Website

...ques and desk pieces are made from Lyptus Wood and bamboo plywood and coconuts that are rapidly renewable, ...ds and is most often compared to maple. Lyptus and bamboo awards are not only ecologically sound and environ...y, they also provide a safer, smarter alternative. bamboo is grown in China and is harvested by hand, not ma...

Cooper Opens Doors to New Era in Healthcare

...tyHospital Celebrates Grand Opening of $220 Million Patient Pavilion CAMDEN, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural light cascades down on the bamboo filled lobby as visitors gather in the coffee shop sipping lattes and eating gelato. No, this is not a five-star hotel; this is the new patient Pavili...

China Shenghuo Announces Additional Roll-Out of '12 Ways' Cosmetics Products to Watsons Stores

...ts for sale. The "12 Ways" products that are being rolled out to Watsons include Panax Notoginseng Moisture Series, Danshen Spots Fade Series, Yunnan bamboo Anti-Acne Series, Snow Poria Whitening Series, Sunscreen Series and Eye Care Series. About Watsons Your Personal Store Watsons Your Pe...

Animal Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Bihar, India

...stayed back at the Chainpur village with his cattle. The village looked like a tidal surge had gone through it. Whole trees had been uprooted. All the bamboo and mud huts had collapsed. The brick and mud houses were damp and dripping. Water was flowing through parts of the village. As the boats came close t...

Johnson & Johnson Unveils Olympic Games Pavilion Featuring Authentic Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warrior Exhibit

... that employs an innovative, environmentally-responsible design. The eco-friendly building's passive cooling system includes more than 4,000 stalks of bamboo planted around the structure and on its roof. The bamboo, along with additional landscaping and water features, will help cool the site while creating...

Voices Against Brain Cancer Hosts Event to Benefit Brain Cancer Research

...ty Crab, Planet Thai 212, Duke's, Big Daddy's Diner, Woolworth Kitchen, Grandaisy Bakery, Macelleria, Perra Brasserie, Chocolate Dreams, Philip Marie, bamboo 52, and Supermac. Beverages will be provided by Ketel One, Nando Winery, AOC Wines, Brooklyn Brewery, Dewar's, and Tommy Bahama Rum. Sponsors include ...
Bamboo in Biological News

New population of highly threatened greater bamboo lemur found in Madagascar

Arlington, Virginia (July 22, 2008) Researchers in Madagascar have confirmed the existence of a population of greater bamboo lemurs more than 400 kilometers (240 miles) from the only other place where the Critically Endangered species is known to live, raising hopes for its survival. The disco...

Truck-safe bamboo bridge opens in China

In China bamboo is used for furniture, artwork, building scaffolding, panels for concrete casting and now, truck bridges. Yan Xiao, a professor at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering is the designer of a new span in the village of Leiyang, Hunan Province, which f...

A full-sized California-style home made of bamboo

A new type of eco-friendly residential house made of bamboo now stands in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. A team led by Yan Xiao, a professor at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and also a founding director of the Institute of Modern Bamboo, Timber and Composite Structures of the Hunan U...

Red pandas reveal an unexpected (artificial) sweet tooth

...aning that they eat almost exclusively meat. Meerkrats are mainly insectivores, while red pandas are primarily herbivores that almost exclusively eat bamboo leaves and shoots. By studying the structure and function of the sweet receptor gene across species and how this relates to differences in taste pr...

Wild bees can be effective pollinators

... bees, such as several species of mason bees, to be managed by growers who can support their populations by providing nesting materials. "Untreated bamboo or reeds are good materials because they provide natural variation in hole diameter to attract the broadest range of species," said Dr. Tuell. "There ...

New deep-sea coral discovered on NOAA-supported mission

... Scientists identified seven new species of bamboo coral discovered on a NOAA-funded mission in the d...s, because of acidified ocean water. "Deep-sea bamboo corals also produce growth rings much as trees do,...ng the other findings were a five-foot tall yellow bamboo coral tree that had never been described before, n...

New deep-sea coral discovered on NOAA-supported mission

... Scientists identified seven new species of bamboo coral discovered on a NOAA-funded mission in the d...s, because of acidified ocean water. "Deep-sea bamboo corals also produce growth rings much as trees do,...ng the other findings were a five-foot tall yellow bamboo coral tree that had never been described before, n...

Bamboo instant houses will soon shelter Sichuan quake victims

...as created a prototype of a sturdy, quick-to-build bamboo house designed to help the vast number of people m...nan province, and recently built the world's first bamboo truck bridge there, in the city of Leiyang. He ...nt to work on a housing solution. The prototype bamboo quake relief house he built in less than two weeks...

To catch a panda

...oundation of China and other sources, the scientists have made groundbreaking discoveries on the give-and-take between panda and human survival in the bamboo jungles, mountains and farmland of the Wolong Nature Reserve, home of the famous panda research and breeding center. The giant pandas are the darli...

Another type of nanotube, a how-to guide to making bamboo-structured carbon nanotubes

...es with a structure reminiscent of bamboo. Research work has just been released that provides a detailed analysis of the procedure for synthesising bamboo structured carbon nanotubes (BCNTs). The work by Zhonglai Li, Hongzhe Zhang, Joe Tobin, Michael A. Morris, Jieshan Qiu, Gary Attard and Justin D. Holm...
Bamboo in Biological Technology

Business plan finalists offer peek into entrepreneurial future

... become more discerning. Some competitors, who she characterizes as "green veneer companies," have started to tap into green appeal with products like bamboo flooring, but they still have not completely committed themselves to a fully integrated approach. That approach brings together a total reliance on...

Business plan finalists offer peek into entrepreneurial future

... become more discerning. Some competitors, who she characterizes as "green veneer companies," have started to tap into green appeal with products like bamboo flooring, but they still have not completely committed themselves to a fully integrated approach. That approach brings together a total reliance on...
Bamboo in Biological Dictionary

Satellite RNA

...requires hepatitis virus for transmission ... The satellite RNA of bamboo mosaic virus (satBaMV) has a single open reading ... Translation of the ...OST PLANT INTERACTIONS ... We have used a satellite RNA associated with bamboo mosaic virus (BaMV) as a ... Barley yellow dwarf virus satellite ...
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