Opalina is a girl's name of Indian / Hindu origin and means a Precious Stone. Taken from opal (a semiprecious gemstone which reflects light in a dazzling display of colors), which is ultimately derived from the Sanskrit word upala (precious stone, jewel). Variations of this name include Opal, Opale, Opala, Opalah, Opalia, Opaline, Opalyn, Opalyna, Opalynah, Opalyne.
US Patent Issued to Amsilk on Oct. 4 for "Synthesis of Spider Dragline And/ or Flagelliform Proteins" (German, Israeli Inventors)
Oct 11, 2011; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 11 -- United States Patent no. 8,030,024, issued on Oct. 4, was assigned to Amsilk GmbH (Munich)....