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2014-06-17 23:14:34

A Recent C8 Lawsuit Contends C8 Tainted Drinking Water DuPont’s Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, Tainted Area Water Supply Allegedly Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A recent C8 lawsuit was filed on behalf of an Ohio man who developed testicular cancer allegedly from C8 contaminated drinking water, a toxic chemical released from DuPont's Washington Works Plant in Wood County, West Virginia. The C8 lawsuit contends that the 58-year-old Belpre, Ohio, man has...

2014-06-09 08:36:05

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that it has completed commissioning and has opened Phase IIA of its SC1 data center located in Santa Clara, California. The phase is comprised of 9.1 megawatts of available critical load and is 77% leased on a critical load basis and 75% leased on a computer room square feet ("CRSF") basis. The Company also has commenced development of Phase IIB of its SC1 data center comprised of 9.1...

2014-06-05 23:08:44

Growers to Benefit from New Encirca℠ Services Nitrogen Management Tools DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 DuPont Pioneer has announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with eight Midwestern land-grant universities through their respective soil nutrition management experts to help growers more sustainably maximize crop yields. Through support offered by Pioneer, this collaboration will pull together expertise in different soil nutrition areas and generate field data to improve crop...

2014-06-05 16:28:00

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, And Other Stacked Traits) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To...

2014-06-04 16:21:35

Surface Care Business Offers Solutions for Protection of Stone & Tile Surfaces Under the DuPont(TM) StoneTech® Professional, DuPont(TM) Stone Care, and DuPont(TM) Paver Armor Pro Brands BETHANY, Conn. and WILMINGTON, Del., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LATICRETE and DuPont announced today that they have reached a definitive agreement for LATICRETE to purchase the DuPont Surface Care business. The transaction is expected to close later this month, subject to customary closing...

2014-06-03 23:09:31

Dare Bigger™ Launches with X Games Austin, Kevlar® Documentary Debuts on BBC Horizons Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015. Kevlar®, an advanced material synonymous with strength, durability and performance in extreme conditions, is the perfect sponsor for the powerful global event platform where athletes break the...

2014-06-02 23:08:34

DuPont™ Danisco® Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™ approved for use in Switzerland. PARIS, France (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 DuPont is the first ingredient company to receive a probiotic health claim in Europe, further reinforcing the strength of science behind its probiotics. In close collaboration with a major Swiss grocer, DuPont Nutrition & Health recently received approval from Switzerland’s Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) to market Danisco® HOWARU®...

2014-05-30 23:09:55

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Enables Organizations of All Sizes and in All Industries to Standardize Training Across Multiple Locations and Job Titles Virginia Beach, Va. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 DuPont Sustainable Solutions has been named to the Top 20 Content Development Companies list by TrainingIndustry.com. “We are pleased to receive another award from Training Industry and remain committed to generating content to help our clients deliver engaging, high-quality learning experiences...

2014-05-29 23:11:47

AB-Life® - a Probiotic Clinically Documented to Maintain Healthy Levels of Cholesterol in At-Risk Individuals Paris, France (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 DuPont Nutrition & Health and AB-Biotics have signed a global collaboration and licensing agreement on AB-Life®, a probiotic that is clinically documented to maintain healthy levels of cholesterol in at-risk individuals. Under the agreement, DuPont will have exclusive rights for the production, marketing and sales of AB-Life®;...

2014-05-29 23:04:55

Certified Garments Provide an Effective Barrier to Range of Hazards RICHMOND, Va. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the launch of two new products, DuPont™ Tyvek® Plus and Tyvek® Xpert CE certified garments, designed to help keep workers safe and clean on the job. Both Tyvek® Plus and Tyvek® Xpert garments are composed of flash spun high-density polyethylene, a nonwoven material available only from DuPont. Tyvek® Plus garments...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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