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2014-05-28 23:07:18

Integrated, Balanced Approach Helps Companies Increase Productivity and Improve Quality, Human Safety and Environmental Footprint Wilmington, Del.

2014-05-28 16:22:41

Kullman Highlights Decisions that are Advancing DuPont's Growth Strategy NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions conference today, DuPont

2014-05-27 16:28:15

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2014-05-26 12:22:09

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-22 23:09:12

American Chemistry Council and Industrial Energy Technology Conference Recognize DuPont for Energy Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability Wilmington, Del.

2014-05-22 16:31:01

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2014-05-22 08:20:44

PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate 85 years of innovation in sealing components, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies will have a presence at the

2014-05-20 23:05:57

DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity Issues Report on Progress Toward a Food and Nutrition Secure World Wilmington, DE (PRWEB)

2014-05-20 12:22:09

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-19 23:02:47

Optimizing Performance, Lifetime and Return on Investment for Solar Shanghai, China (PRWEB) May 19, 2014


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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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