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DuPont drops Kevlar lawsuit against Easton-Bell

March 28, 2013 1:45 pm | by RANDALL CHASE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DuPont Co. has dropped a federal lawsuit accusing sports equipment maker Easton-Bell Sports of misusing the Kevlar trademark in packaging for bicycle tires and locks. But the fight may not be over. DuPont's filing Thursday dismissing the lawsuit comes two days after a federal judge in California refused to dismiss or transfer to Delaware a lawsuit filed by Easton-Bell.

Northwestern researchers create “rubber-band electronics”

July 3, 2012 3:32 am | News | Comments

Researchers at Northwestern University, working with a team of scientists from the United States...

Civil engineers find savings where the rubber meets the road

May 23, 2012 3:44 am | by Denise Brehm, Civil and Environmental Engineering | News | Comments

A new study by civil engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows that using stiffer...

Gumby-like flexible robot crawls in tight spaces

December 1, 2011 5:12 am | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

The Harvard University laboratory of chemist George M. Whitesides, R...

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Making materials to order

May 26, 2011 4:01 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

A team of researchers at MIT has found a way to make complex composite materials whose attributes can be fine-tuned to give various desirable combinations of properties such as stiffness, strength, resistance to impacts, and energy dissipation.

Russian dandelions could be new source for rubber

May 11, 2011 5:51 am | by R&D Editors | News | Comments

As a raw material, petroleum is risky because its pricing is so volatile. By domesticating a Russian variety of dandelion and using the milky-white substance that seeps from its roots, researchers from Ford and Ohio State University believe they can create a new source of natural rubber for cupholders, floor mats, and interior trim in its cars.

Strong and Pliable, 50 Years On

January 31, 2009 7:00 pm | by Dawn Duncan, Lubrizol Advanced Materials | Articles | Comments

Even today, the flexibility of thermoplastic polyurethanes is testing manufacturers’ ability to find new applications and processing methods.

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