Announcing The 2015 DuPont Challenge National Science Essay Winners

Announcing The 2015 DuPont Challenge National Science Essay Winners
Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 DuPont is pleased to announce the winners and honorable mentions of The 2015 DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition. Nearly 9,000 middle and high school students from the United States, Canada and their territories submitted science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) essays. Six top winners were chosen for their combination ...

DuPont Pioneer Names Neal Gutterson to Lead Agricultural Biotechnology

DuPont Pioneer Names Neal Gutterson to Lead Agricultural Biotechnology
DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson, Ph.D., will join the business as vice president of Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT), effective July 21, 2014. Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology where he served most recently as president, chief executive officer and board member. “Neal brings extensive biotechnology and ...

DuPont Pioneer Hybrid Maize Study Shows Strong Yield Advantages to Help Farmers Weather Drought

DuPont Pioneer Hybrid Maize Study Shows Strong Yield Advantages to Help Farmers Weather Drought
DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) March 24, 2015 DuPont Pioneer today announced the Journal of Crop Science has published results of a multi-year study conducted to evaluate maize (corn) hybrids under drought-stress, or water-limited, conditions. Findings scientifically demonstrate the efficacy of Pioneer® brand Optimum® AQUAmax® maize hybrid seeds, which help farmers achieve more stable yields under ...

DuPont Pioneer Announces Powerful Soybean Lineup for 2015

DuPont Pioneer Announces Powerful Soybean Lineup for 2015
Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) December 11, 2014 DuPont Pioneer today announced its new class of Pioneer® brand T Series soybeans for the North American market. The new varieties lead a class of products that have been vigorously evaluated and selected to excel in the areas where they will be sold. “The new varieties are ...

DuPont Thermoplastic Elastomer Helps Keep Marine Devices Afloat

DuPont Thermoplastic Elastomer Helps Keep Marine Devices Afloat
GENEVA (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 DuPont Performance Polymers and Ireland-based Technology from Ideas (TFI) collaborated to develop a novel way to allow moored devices to move with the sea, which dramatically reduces peak loads up to 70 percent and improves durability of mooring lines that tether and protect high-value marine devices, such as wave energy ...

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Introduces Stretchable Inks for Wearable Electronics

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Introduces Stretchable Inks for Wearable Electronics
Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) December 03, 2014 DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) has introduced a suite of stretchable electronic ink materials for use in smart clothing applications and other wearable electronics. The materials provide an elegant, manufacturing-ready alternative to many traditional methods of embedding electronics in clothing. The DuPont materials have been used to create ...

Call for Entries: The 2015 DuPont Challenge Competition

Call for Entries: The 2015 DuPont Challenge Competition
Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 Inspiring the next generation of innovators at the forefront of scientific discovery has been a goal of The DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition for the past 29 years. This year, The DuPont Challenge is pleased to announce a new division and expanded grade levels: the new Elementary Division ...

DuPont Pioneer, Cargill Announce 2015 Plenish

Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 DuPont Pioneer and Cargill announced today that they will work with farmers near Cargill’s facility in Sidney, Ohio, to grow Pioneer® brand soybeans with the Plenish® high oleic trait in 2015. Cargill will contract with soybean farmers in the Sidney, Ohio, area to grow Plenish® high oleic ...