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2014-06-09 08:36:05

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2014-06-05 23:08:44

Growers to Benefit from New Encirca℠ Services Nitrogen Management Tools DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 DuPont Pioneer has announced a first-of-its-kind

2014-06-04 16:21:35

Surface Care Business Offers Solutions for Protection of Stone & Tile Surfaces Under the DuPont(TM) StoneTech® Professional, DuPont(TM) Stone Care, and DuPont(TM) Paver Armor Pro Brands

2014-06-03 23:09:31

Dare Bigger™ Launches with X Games Austin, Kevlar® Documentary Debuts on BBC Horizons Wilmington, Del.

2014-06-02 23:08:34

DuPont™ Danisco® Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™ approved for use in Switzerland. PARIS, France (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 DuPont is the first ingredient

2014-05-30 23:09:55

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Enables Organizations of All Sizes and in All Industries to Standardize Training Across Multiple Locations and Job Titles Virginia

2014-05-29 23:11:47

AB-Life® - a Probiotic Clinically Documented to Maintain Healthy Levels of Cholesterol in At-Risk Individuals Paris, France (PRWEB) May 29, 2014

2014-05-29 23:04:55

Certified Garments Provide an Effective Barrier to Range of Hazards RICHMOND, Va.

2014-05-28 23:07:18

Integrated, Balanced Approach Helps Companies Increase Productivity and Improve Quality, Human Safety and Environmental Footprint 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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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