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2014-07-22 08:23:57

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights

2014-07-22 08:23:40

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced that its board of directors approved a third quarter dividend of 47 cents per share, a 4 percent increase over the 45 cents

2014-07-21 08:23:50

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-07-17 23:04:28

DuPont Scientists and Engineers Honored with Highest Technical Recognition in Company Wilmington, Del.

2014-07-15 23:02:27

The PTFE market is growing at a CAGR of 5.1% and is expected to generate global revenue of $2,114.7 million by 2018.

2014-07-10 23:03:47

Fluorocarbon Refrigerants can be segmented by Geographies, Companies, Applications and Ingredients.

2014-07-09 12:23:27

ALBANY, New York, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "Polyoxymethylene (POM) Market for Automotive, Electrical,

2014-07-07 08:31:42

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.


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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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