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2015-03-30 23:03:48

Interactive Web-Based Tool Offers Flame-Resistant Garment Options for Firefighters and Safety Workers Wilmington, Del.

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2015-03-27 10:08:19

The March 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan was reportedly responsible for at least 15,000 deaths and damage to more than one million buildings, and new research indicates that effects of the catastrophic event are still being felt in the climate today.

2015-03-24 23:05:56

Optimum® AQUAmax® Hybrid Seeds Increase Yield by an Average of 6 Percent in Water-Stressed Environments DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) March 24, 2015

2015-03-23 23:05:27

Results Shared as NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase Opens to 60,000 Registrants Wilmington, Del.

2015-03-20 23:01:38

NuSil Technology LLC, the global leader in high purity medical and space-grade silicones, announces the appointment of Ernest Waaser as its new Chief Executive Officer, following the retirement

2015-03-20 08:21:59

SHANGHAI, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

2015-03-18 23:08:39

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Solar Cell Paste Industry Report, 2014-2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2015

2015-03-17 08:39:41

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2015-03-12 23:03:53

Invites Industry Leaders to Innovate Under a ‘Global Collaboratory’ Banner Wilmington, Del.


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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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