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Monsanto Loses Millions as Indian Cotton Farmers are Switching Back to Indigenous Seeds. Monsanto is making the news these days for losing.

Monsanto Loses Millions as Indian Cotton Farmers are Switching Back to Indigenous Seeds

They have lost three court cases in which Roundup has been linked to cancer. In India, they are losing, too. After years of pushing a strain of Bt Cotton, Indian farmers have had enough and are switching back to native seeds for the cotton industry. Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. Report a problem. Home - Better Cotton Initiative. Microfibres: Scientists warn of growing cost of inaction on tiny particles polluting oceans. Updated 21 May 2017, 5:26amSun 21 May 2017, 5:26am When it comes to plastic pollution on beaches, scientists say few of us realise the biggest threat — microfibres.

Microfibres: Scientists warn of growing cost of inaction on tiny particles polluting oceans

Key points: Scented laundry products release carcinogens, study finds. (CBS) Scented laundry detergent and dryer sheets make laundry smell great - but do they cause cancer?

Scented laundry products release carcinogens, study finds

A small study suggests scented laundry items contain carcinogens that waft through vents, potentially raising cancer risk. "This is an interesting source of pollution because emissions from dryer vents are essentially unregulated," said lead author Dr. Anne Steinemann, professor of civil and environmental engineering and of public affairs at the University of Washington, said in a written statement. "If they're coming out of a smokestack or tail pipe, they're regulated, but if they're coming out of a dryer vent, they're not.

" Forensic Science Hair & Fibres. In any struggle between victim and attacker hairs and fibres from one are inevitably transferred to the other.

Forensic Science Hair & Fibres

The importance of hair in criminal investigation was realised at an early stage in the development of forensic science, and one of the first scientific papers on the subject was published in France in 1857. By the early 1900s microscopic examination of hair was well established, and in 1931 Professor John Glaister published his Hairs of Mammalia from the Medico-legal Aspect, which became a standard reference work. Hair can provide crime investigators with important clues. Apart from burning, hair is virtually indestructible. It remains identifiable even on bodies in an advanced state of decomposition or attached to objects after a crime has been committed. PRETTY SMART TEXTILES. Knitting-action-of-latch-needle_1290. Figure A shows the position of a latch needle as it passes through the cam system,completing one knitting cycle or course as it moves up and in its trick or slot. 1 The rest position.


The head of the needle hook is level with the top of the verge of the trick. CPC Definition - D04B KNITTING. Definition statement.

CPC Definition - D04B KNITTING

Fancy weaves. John's Attic. Textile of the Week: Karamiori (絡み織り): Sha ( 紗) 201109 As discussed in the leno section of this blog, sha is the most basic form of karamiori–which isn’t to say it isn’t something quite delightful.

John's Attic

Double Weave Sha 二重紗織り Sample 201109-Double Weave Sha $14 plus postage and tax ($12 even if purchased as part of a set. ISO 8388:1998(en), Knitted fabrics — Types — Vocabulary. {* #socialRegistrationForm *} {* socialRegistration_firstName *} {* socialRegistration_lastName *} {* socialRegistration_emailAddress *} {* socialRegistration_displayName *} By clicking "Sign in", you confirm that you accept our terms of service and have read and understand privacy policy. {* /socialRegistrationForm *} Please confirm the information below before signing in.

ISO 8388:1998(en), Knitted fabrics — Types — Vocabulary

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Plain Weaves, Rib Weave, Matt Weave, Basket Weave, Twill Weave. Examples of Fabric: Satin: Used for ribbons, trimmings, dresses, linings etc, and originally was an all silk fabric with a fine rich glossy surface formed in a warp satin weave.

Plain Weaves, Rib Weave, Matt Weave, Basket Weave, Twill Weave

The warp is much finer and more closely set than the weft, and the latter which only shows on the under side is frequently composed of cotton. Double faced Satins are made on the reversible warp backed principle, with one side differently colour from the other. Text-Team – Page 12 – Textinfo. The production of wool: The word wool is restricted to the description of the curly hairs that form the fleece produced by sheep (Rogers, 2006:931).

Text-Team – Page 12 – Textinfo

The sheep’s fleece is removed once a year by power-operated clippers. The soiled wool at the edges is removed before the fleeces are graded and baled. The price of raw wool is influenced by fineness and length. This is representative of the yarn into which it can be spun. Weft knitting Archives - Textile Academia.

Products Archive - Sew Sweetness. Products – Emmaline Bags. You SEW Girl: 'Template Plastic' Bag Base Tutorial. As promised, I'll be posting up a heap of tutorials this month, trying to cut down the bandwidth/downloads from my website. I can't promise one EVERY DAY, but I'll definitely try to keep them flowing throughout August. This one is a SUPER EASY way to add a sturdy TEMPLATE PLASTIC base to any two-piece bag with a boxed corner. It'll work an any of my BEGINNERS patterns, as well as the Hobo, Sling, City Bag, Evening Bag, Dress Bag, Beach bag and any pattern that uses a similar base structure.

Template plastic is cheap and cheerful, simple to use and creates a resilient, washable base for fabric bags (...and yes, we sell it!!) 1. 2. 3. 4. a)Fold the calico in half, lengthwise, and seam down the long raw edges. b) Clip the corners of the seam allowances. Nicole Mallalieu Design - Tips and Tutorials for Making Bags and Purses. Tips & Tutorials Back to top VIDEO TUTORIAL - How to set in eyelets with a setting tool. ORIGAMI BENTO BAG TUTORIAL - ARIZONA FABRIC TOUR & GIVEAWAY! — VERY SHANNON. Ok, you guys. Seriously. About once or twice a year I become obsessed with a fabric line. This year I am head over heels in LOVE with Arizona by April Rhodes for Art Gallery Fabrics Limited Edition line!

The Health Benefits of Knitting. KNITS FOR LIFE. We make, install, maintain, and remove the vast majority of our work and almost always get permission to install. San Francisco Bay Area. New blog series: Meet the Pattern.