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2011-11-01 16:15:00

Science Essay Competition Continues 26 Years of Honoring Challenger Astronauts and STEM Education Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 The DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition is seeking entries starting Nov. 15. The DuPont Challenge, in its 25th year and created to honor the memory of the heroes of the 1986 Challenger space shuttle, is true to the flightâs educational mission â“ to âœtouch the future.â The...

2011-10-31 12:00:00

Population Milestone Highlights Increased Need for Global Collaboration; DuPontâs Global Collaboratory and National Geographic Population App Point to Challenges and Solutions Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 Today, as the world is expected to welcome its 7 billionth inhabitant, DuPont urges other companies, governments and NGOs to work together to find solutions based in science to the significant challenges we face as a consequence of dramatic population growth. At...

2011-10-26 16:50:00

Seeking Breakthroughs in Packaging Innovation, Sustainability and Waste/Cost Reduction Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 DuPont Packaging announced today the call for entries in the 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industryâs longest running, independently judged competition. âœNeeds for improved sustainability and cost/waste reduction are the key drivers for packaging innovation today,â said Shanna Moore, global...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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