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2014-07-01 12:23:44

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pghltl/unsaturated)

2014-06-27 12:23:01

DUBLIN, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t2m9qq/ptfe)

2014-06-26 16:22:10

Company Provides Additional Details of Redesign Initiative WILMINGTON, Del., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DuPont announced that the company is revising its outlook for operating

2014-06-23 23:02:32

The global demand for nylon fibers is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2% annually, from 2013 to 2018.

Kevlar Creator Stephanie Kwolek Passes Away
2014-06-22 07:31:22

The American chemist credited with the development of Kevlar fiber, the exceptionally strong material used to create protective vests capable of resisting bullets, has passed away at the age of 90.

2014-06-19 16:27:33

Unique Tool Commissioned by DuPont and Developed by Economist Intelligence Unit Finds a Captive Audience in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agribusiness

2014-06-18 23:08:17

The Republic of Korea Army Recognized at Eurosatory 2014 Paris (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million

2014-06-18 16:21:10

Leading Man Requested Next-gen Protective Technology After an NFL Team Owner Referral GLEN MILLS, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live. Die. Repeat.

2014-06-17 23:14:34

A Recent C8 Lawsuit Contends C8 Tainted Drinking Water DuPont’s Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, Tainted Area Water Supply Allegedly Columbus,

2014-06-09 08:36:05

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


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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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