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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...

2014-04-22 23:04:54

Drought Advancements Like These are Critically Important as Drought Remains the Leading Cause of Crop Yield Loss Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced its scientists have made a significant advancement in developing corn plants that successfully withstand drought stress. In an upcoming edition of the scientific publication, Plant Biotechnology Journal, Pioneer scientists reveal a new finding that higher yielding corn plants succeed under drought conditions when...

2014-04-22 16:28:29

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type (Carbohydrase, Protease, and Lipase), by Application (Industrial, Specialty) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/france/alcohol_starch_sugar_enzyme_market_type_carbohydrase_protease_lipase_application_industrial_specialty_geography_global_trends_forecasts_2018.htmlAlcohol enzymes are...

2014-04-20 12:20:43

DALLAS, April 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deep Research Report on Global and China PETG Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the PETG industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history, developments, trends and competitive landscape of the market. A...

2014-04-17 08:22:53

Operating Earnings Growth in Most Segments Offset by Harsh Weather and Shifts in Ag WILMINGTON, Del., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Quarter Highlights -- Substantial earnings increases and operating margin improvement across most segments including: Safety & Protection; Electronics & Communications; Nutrition & Health; and Industrial Biosciences. -- Strong sales volume growth outside the Americas. Combined European and Asian developing...

2014-04-16 16:31:52

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/snfx5q/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Optical Polyester Film Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/snfx5q/global_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Optical Polyester Film Industry Report...

2014-04-16 08:23:55

DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Cysteine Industry and 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Nylon-MXD6 Industry in its store. 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Nylon-MXD6 Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Nylon-MXD6 in global and China markets. Complete report is available at...

2014-04-14 12:24:59

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Chemicals, including Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW-Free Report), PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE:PPG-Free Report), Methanex Corp. (Nasdaq:MEOH-Free Report), DuPont (NYSE:DD-Free Report) and Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Industry: Chemicals Link: http://www.zacks.com/commentary/32131/chemical-industry-stock-outlook---april-2014 The chemical...


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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