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2014-12-15 20:21:23

Evutec®, Ecology United with Technology WALNUT, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-11 23:06:37

Britannica® Digital Learning announced today that for the fourth year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school

2014-12-09 23:11:38

DuPont hosts first “Brain Trust” on Infrastructure Development that seeks to generate discussion on new approaches to the socio-economic dilemmas in Africa SOUTH

2014-12-08 04:21:16

DUBLIN, December 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/trgh4r/alkylamines) has announced the addition of the "Alkylamines

2014-12-04 12:21:54

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DuPont announced that it has named Matthias Heinzel, president, DuPont Nutrition & Health effective Jan.

2014-12-04 08:34:08

Company welcomes Verizon into newly opened ACC7 location in Ashburn, VA WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology Inc.

2014-12-03 23:04:57

Making Smart Clothing Easier to Design, Manufacture, Wash and Wear Research Triangle Park, N.C.

2014-12-02 16:30:30

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2014-12-01 08:38:32

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.


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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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