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2015-02-05 12:22:50

Current DuPont Directors Curtis J. Crawford and Richard H. Brown to Serve Important Roles on Board of Chemours WILMINGTON, Del., Feb.

2015-02-04 16:22:24

Former NTT America Inc. Executive Vice President of Data Center Services to Lead DFT; Hossein Fateh to Become Vice Chairman, Board of Directors WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-03 08:25:39

DUBLIN, Feb .03, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zkn3mk/worldwide_sft)

2015-01-29 23:02:09

Timeline to File C8 Water Contamination Lawsuits for Ohio and West Virginia Residents Who Purportedly Developed Illnesses from C8-Tainted Water Expire the End of This Month Columbus,

2015-01-29 16:24:22

DUBLIN, January 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/49cjkh/global) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-01-29 16:24:13

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2015-01-27 04:20:44

DALLAS, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Global Fluoropolymer Market in the Healthcare Industry 2015-2019 a new research report in its store.

2015-01-26 16:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

2015-01-26 08:29:13

Syncra® AVI addresses the US poultry market's need to reduce production costs while also improving birds' gut health and growth performance MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-22 16:27:33

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology Inc.


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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