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2014-11-12 12:23:22

North American Growers Report Impressive 2014 Harvest Results with Pioneer® Brand Products BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-10 16:24:02

--Management realignment sharpens focus on revenue and profit growth without adding headcount-- WAKE FOREST, N.C., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc.

2014-11-09 23:00:37

RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Conductive Ink Market by Application (Photovoltaic, Membrane Switches, Displays, Bio-Sensor, Automotive), Type (Silver Flake & Nanoparticle, Copper Flake

2014-11-06 23:06:05

DuPont introduces the first series to focus on cutting-edge science and technology on the African continent. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (PRWEB) November 06,

2014-11-06 16:23:25

DuPont Recognized as One of the World's Most Innovative Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year WILMINGTON, Del., Nov.

2014-11-05 23:03:34

Industry Thought Leaders to Help Ensure Program Remains Relevant, Honors Global Innovation Wilmington, Del.

2014-10-31 12:22:29

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), an energy technology holding company, announced today that Edgar S. Woolard, Jr.

2014-10-30 23:06:42

Experts Discuss How Food Science Innovation Will Meet the Challenges of the Next 50 Years BRABAND, Denmark (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As it celebrates

2014-10-30 04:20:17

LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) is pleased to announce the appointment


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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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.