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2014-03-25 23:03:51

NatureFest celebrates the science and beauty of the natural world with fun, hands-on activities for families. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Be

2014-03-25 20:20:46

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7bzg3w/survey_of) has announced the addition of the "Survey of Fluorine

2014-03-24 23:24:17

Oregon Teacher Combines Science and Agriculture to Inspire Students Wilmington, Del.

2014-03-24 20:22:33

DUBLIN, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gxsll/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and

2014-03-24 16:20:13

PARIS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting of March 21, 2014, the Board of Directors of BOURBON noted JACCAR Holding's proposed bid for shares

2014-03-20 23:24:16

Nike’s Proprietary Speedlock RZN Core Technology Uses the Next Generation of Highly Engineered DuPont™ HPF Advanced Ionomer Resin Technology Wilmington,

2014-03-13 16:32:36

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that the Company's Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey H.

2014-03-12 16:30:01

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2014-03-12 08:33:49

Tailored, Whole-Farm Encirca(SM) Services Differentiated in Marketplace NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont leader

2014-03-11 23:24:32

Australia could increase its food security role in Asia, with food consumption modelled under specific scenarios to more than double by 2030 CANBERRA, Australia


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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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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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