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2015-01-10 23:01:24

Court Overseeing C8 Lawsuits Tells DuPont They Cannot Challenge C8 Dosage Levels Found By Experts To Caused Kidney Cancer, Thyroid Disease And Other Illnesses After Exposure To C8 Contaminated

2015-01-08 20:20:58

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2015-01-06 12:31:18

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2015-01-06 08:23:53

DALLAS, January 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Isosorbide Market 2015-2019", a 58 pages Isosorbide business intelligence report, talking about

2014-12-31 08:21:10

LONDON, Dec.

2014-12-29 08:27:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that the Company's Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey H.

2014-12-28 23:02:02

C8 Water Contamination Lawsuits Filed By Ohio and West Virginia Residents Contend Development of Thyroid Disease, Testicular Cancer, And Other Health Conditions After Drinking Water Contaminated

2014-12-23 23:02:15

Despite the rain on Monday, December 21, the Hopewell/Prince George (Virginia) Chamber celebrated the Truce of 1914 with the lighting of a Christmas tree beside the Visitor Center at 4100 Oaklawn

2014-12-23 16:21:19

WILMINGTON, Del. and ST. LOUIS, Dec.


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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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