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2014-05-06 23:06:28

10 Young Faculty Members Receive Early Career Grants WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Today DuPont named 10 young faculty members from around the world to its 2014 Class of Young Professors as part of its corporate efforts to recognize innovative research. Over the next three years, the company will provide this group of professors with $600,000 to support their work in advancing basic science to meet global challenges in food, energy and protection.     The...

2014-05-06 12:21:09

Solstice® Performance Fluid Effective Alternative to Current Solvent Being Phased Out MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its new low-global-warming solvent, Solstice(®) Performance Fluid (PF), received a favorable designation from a key California regulatory agency. California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), which maintains some of the highest standards for air quality in the U.S., has determined...

2014-04-29 23:16:31

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle and high-school students that recognizes excellence in science writing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school students that recognizes...

2014-04-29 12:21:07

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lt4k8j/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants market will grow at a CAGR of 5.59 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing...

2014-04-28 12:22:13

DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the Polyoxymethylene Market with analysis and forecasting of the revenue and consumption. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors for the Polyoxymethylene Market with the analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues,...

2014-04-24 23:11:19

Consumption of a Blend of High-Quality Proteins can Prolong Muscle Building after Resistance Exercise, Compared to Whey Alone St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 A new study published in the online edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology shows additional benefits of consuming a blend of soy and dairy proteins after resistance exercise for building muscle mass. The research finds that using a protein blend of soy, casein, and whey post-workout prolongs the delivery of select amino...

2014-04-24 23:06:20

Efforts Designed to Help Increase Sorghum Yield and Plant Durability Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 DuPont Pioneer and the United Sorghum Checkoff Program today announced a collaboration to advance genetic tools and opportunities for grain sorghum, which was planted on just over 8 million acres in the United States in 2013. Under a three-year collaboration agreement, the Sorghum Checkoff will leverage the world-class seed technology program at Pioneer for a total investment of...

2014-04-23 16:23:15

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tv8jz/blowing_agents) has announced the addition of the "Blowing Agents Market by Type, Foam Type & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tv8jz/blowing_agents ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global blowing agents consumption is likely to grow by 5.8%...

2014-04-23 08:26:33

WILMINGTON, Del., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont declared a second quarter common stock dividend of 45 cents per share payable June 12, 2014, to stockholders of record May 15, 2014. This dividend is the same as what was paid in the first quarter 2014. This is the 439th consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first dividend in the fourth quarter of 1904. Regular quarterly dividends of $1.12-1/2 per share on the $4.50 series preferred stock and 87-1/2 cents per share...

2014-04-22 23:07:33

Second Year of Grants Allows Educators to Reach Even More Students JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 DuPont Pioneer (DuPont) and the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) announced today that for the second year in a row, DuPont will award $300,000 in grants to agriscience educators to fund training and classroom resources that will help them implement advanced agriculture curriculum. Grant recipients are teachers who are implementing Curriculum for Agricultural...


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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