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2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 08:24:58

DALLAS, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report,"PTFE Market, By Form (Granular, Fine, Aqueous Dispersion, Micronized), By Application (Industrial Goods, Coating, Filled PTFE), By End Industry (Chemical, Automotive, Medical, Food, Textile, & Others), By Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global PTFE Market with an analysis and forecasting of the global consumption volume and value. Browse more than 95 market data tables with...

2014-02-19 23:24:47

New soil model creates step-change in predictive farm management. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 DuPont, the University of Missouri and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) have announced an innovative new collaboration to pool soil mapping resources, predictive technologies and expertise to help growers more sustainably improve crop yields through better nitrogen application management and other field input planning. The public-private...

2014-02-19 23:04:30

Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation and Productivity for the 21st Century Added Two New Members, Jason Clay and Dr. Ruth K. Oniang’o WASHINGTON (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 DuPont announced today that its Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation and Productivity for the 21st Century has added two new members, Jason Clay and Dr. Ruth K. Oniang’o. Together, they bring expertise in nutrition, sustainable agriculture and addressing food security challenges in Africa, helping...

2014-02-17 23:22:14

Recently, TOGOHK.com has announced a promotion of Viton O-rings and cords, up to 30% off; custom Viton O-rings and cords are available here as well. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 TOGOHK.com is a well-known company in the silicone product industry, and Viton O-rings and cords have integrated into everyday life. Recently, TOGOHK.com has announced a promotion of Viton O-rings and cords, up to 30% off; custom Viton O-rings and cords are available here as well. The Viton O-rings and cords from...

2014-02-17 08:22:32

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) Market 2013-2023 Report Details The Thermoplastic Elastomers market will be driven by ongoing product innovation on the part of Thermoplastic Elastomers manufacturers, allowing Thermoplastic Elastomers to continue to displace traditional elastomers and thermoplastics in a variety of applications. In major industries there has been a major shift from PVC...

2014-02-16 23:02:48

Recently, TOGOHK.com has won an award from the local government for its innovative designs, and announced a promotion of Viton O-Rings to show appreciation to its clients worldwide. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 TOGOHK.com is a leading company offering a full range of Viton O-Rings (Viton Seals). Recently, the company has won an award from the local government for its innovative designs, and announced a promotion of Viton O-Rings to show appreciation to its clients worldwide. The Viton...

2014-02-15 23:01:48

Today, TOGOHK.com introduces its new products and designs of Viton gaskets, which are specially designed to help businesses improve product quality. (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 TOGOHK.com is an ISO certified OEM contract manufacturer of Viton gaskets, rubber gaskets, rubber components and more. Today, the company introduces its new products and designs of Viton gaskets, which are specially designed to help businesses improve product quality. Thanks to powerful new technologies, customers...

2014-02-14 23:20:46

TOGOHK.com, a famous company that offers various kinds of high quality O-rings, has announced that Customized Viton O-rings are now available at its online shop. In addition, all the company’s custom made items are offered at affordable prices. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 TOGOHK.com, a famous company that offers various kinds of high quality O-rings, has announced that Customized Viton O-rings are now available at its online shop. In addition, all the company’s custom made items are...

2014-02-13 23:21:24

TOGOHK.com is an industry leader in Viton products, and it has gained recognition for its high quality Viton gaskets and Silicone O-rings. Recently, the company has launched a Viton gasket promotion, up to 31% off. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 TOGOHK.com is an industry leader in Viton products, and it has gained recognition for its high quality Viton gaskets and Silicone O-rings. Recently, the company has launched a Viton gasket promotion, up to 31% off, to expand its market share. Now, all...


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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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