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Assam silk in danger

by C K Duarah
If timely measures are not taken the Muga (Antheria assamensis) heritage of Assam may face extinction in the next three decades or within 2040. 192 more words


Author: Robert Galbraith

Series: Cormoran Strike-2

Narrated by: Robert Glenister

Format: audible by Overdrive

Length: 17hrs & 22mins.

Rating: 4/5

OMG enjoyed the heck out of this second book. 287 more words

Book Related

Silkworms Spin Super-Silk after Eating Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene

Scientific American reports –

Silk—the stuff of lustrous, glamorous clothing—is very strong. Researchers now report a clever way to make the gossamer threads even stronger and tougher: by feeding silkworms graphene or single-walled carbon nanotubes. 29 more words

Iran Pulled the Trigger on the Mason and Ponce

by Stephen Bryen and Rear Admiral Norman Saunders (USCG, ret.)

Originally Published in American Thinker

A big question surrounding missile attacks against two U.S. ships — the  4,181 more words

Technology And Security

Silk Moth

The late summer sees the emergence of the adult silk moth, a behemoth that can reach a wingspan of nearly 15cm (6 inches). Though the moth itself is a beautiful creature (if beauty is in the eye of the beholder), it is the child form of the moth, the silkworm, that is valued to the Japanese. 47 more words


Analogies and similes in ancient Indian poetry - the Bhakti movement

One of the books I found especially useful to my understanding of ancient Indian literature was Speaking of Siva. The collection consists of Kannada poems written between the 10th and the 12th centuries, poems full of intense emotion, speaking of love, jealousy and loneliness while addressing the Lord. 286 more words

Cocoons ... Part 1

I was shooting weavers of avenue road for quite some time, the weavers who used to work on handlooms over the years ,with the advent of power-looms and the Chinese market,  the traditional business  with handlooms is at verge of extinct. 257 more words

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