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2014-01-02 16:23:03

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Hossein Fateh, is scheduled to present remarks at the Citi 2014 Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, January 6, 2014 beginning at 3:45 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live via the Company's website at www.dft.com within the Investor Relations...

2013-12-31 23:22:04

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Biaxially Oriented Polyamide (Nylon) Film (BOPA) Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Biaxially Oriented Polyamide (nylon) Film (BOPA) Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Biaxially oriented polyamide (nylon) film (BOPA) market. The report provides basic Biaxially oriented polyamide...

2013-12-26 23:20:30

After successful New York City toy drive, Malikah Amoh and The Timmy’s Heart Foundation for Sickle Cell Awareness donates to the Nemours/Alfred I DuPont Hospital for children. Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Business woman and entrepreneur Malikah Amoh and her new foundation the Timmy's Heart Foundation for Sickle Cell Awareness donates over 80 toys to the Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children located in Wilmington Delaware. On December 17, 2013, Malikah Amoh...

2013-12-19 23:31:15

DuPont President and Governor of Iowa Experience Christie MicroTiles Technology at ‘Collaboratory’ Grand Opening Cypress, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Christie® and AVI Systems have created a striking 10-unit wide by 5-units tall Christie® MicroTiles® digital display wall in Johnston, Iowa that impressed those attending the Center’s grand opening, June 25. Also known as the Collaboratory, and the twelfth center DuPont has opened globally, the Johnston DuPont...

2013-12-16 23:00:24

2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Nylon Yarn Industry is the new market research report added to the online library of DeepResearchReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Nylon Yarn industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are...

2013-12-12 23:25:56

Vaccine Journal Publishes Study Documenting the Dose-Dependent Effect of HOWARU® Restore Kantvik, Finland (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A study to investigate the ability of a unique probiotic formulation to reduce potential gastrointestinal side effects of antibiotic treatment has found significant benefits from dietary supplementation with HOWARU® Restore, part of the DuPont™ Danisco® probiotic range from DuPont Nutrition & Health. The study, which was conducted by...

2013-12-11 23:21:54

Component Improves Fuel Efficiency, Named ‘Finalist’ in Most Innovative Use of Plastics Awards Troy, MI (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The new Ford 3.5L and 3.7L engine manifold uses a cross-over coolant component made of DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA resin instead of brazed metal, shaving one pound to improve fuel economy. Behind the scenes, the running change illustrates the trend toward using high performance thermoplastic where it is essential. And it shows how collaboration in the...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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