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2014-09-30 23:25:34

The Science Museum of Virginia hosts the Girls in Science Camp In. This overnight event invites middle school girls to collaborate with women scientists and explore three floors of interactive exhibits at the Museum. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Science Museum of Virginia is inviting middle school girls to light up the night with science. On Saturday, October 4, the Museum will host the Girls in Science Camp In in partnership with DuPont and the Society of Women Engineers....

2014-09-25 08:31:55

ACC7 provides a flexible, energy efficient, cost effective and environmentally friendly solution for customers WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE: DFT), a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenant wholesale data centers, today will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating its newest data center, ACC7, at its Ashburn, VA, corporate campus. ACC7, one of the largest multi-tenant...

2014-09-24 23:05:11

100 Percent Conversion to Cyrel® FAST Thermal Flexographic Printing System Boosts Quality, Productivity & Sustainability New London, Wis. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 DuPont Packaging Graphics (DuPont) recently installed a second DuPont™ Cyrel® FAST 3000TD processor at Bemis Graphics, part of Bemis company, Inc., the largest flexible packaging company in the Americas. The Cyrel® 3000TD installations allowed Bemis Graphics to completely eliminate solvents and transition...

2014-09-24 08:21:57

Unequal Technologies expands SBI protective offerings for Soldiers, Agents, Police and Civilians VONORE, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBI, Inc., a leading, high-capacity contract supplier of armor, apparel and accessories to the military, government and police, has signed a worldwide exclusive agreement with Unequal Technologies Company, the leading provider of patented, customized, concealed protection, to launch the EXO Skeleton® line of tactical protective apparel and...

2014-09-22 08:32:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared cash dividends on shares of both its common and preferred stock for the third quarter of 2014. The following have been declared: -- The Company will pay a $0.35 per common share dividend on October 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of October 3, 2014; -- The Company will pay a $0.4921875 per share dividend on the...

2014-09-21 23:02:19

Six C8 Lawsuit Have Been Selected to Represent the Thousands of C8 Claims Alleging Illnesses Such as Thyroid Disease and Kidney Cancer After Drinking C8 Contaminated Water Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 C8 lawsuits move forward in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio as the list of 20 possible C8 lawsuits selected for bellwether trials has been narrowed down to six, reports Wright & Schulte LLC. Court records show these six C8 lawsuits where chosen from the...

2014-09-19 16:21:47

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j9blw7/global_pa66) has announced the addition of the "Global PA66 Engineering Plastics Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j9blw7/global_pa66 ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global PA66 Engineering Plastics Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study...

2014-09-19 12:21:56

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nylon Yarn Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Nylon Yarn Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global nylon yarn industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The nylon...

2014-09-17 23:07:56

Entries Showcase Breakthrough New Glove Designs Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the 2014 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in conjunction with the 2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, Calif. The awards are designed to recognize innovative glove designs from DuPont™ Kevlar® licensees who are meeting evolving marketplace needs. Winning glove entries were chosen based on...

2014-09-17 08:22:59

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont issued the following statement in response to Trian Fund Management, L.P.: Our board of directors and management team have taken firm action over several years that has delivered 220 percent total shareholder return since year-end 2008, compared to 144 percent for the S&P 500 during the same period, by aggressively deploying our leading science across the company, strengthening and fine-tuning our portfolio, and through...


Latest DuPont Reference Libraries

OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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