by Hugh Hoagland
June 27, 2014
A pioneer for women in science, Stephanie Kwolek passed away on June 18, 2014. Kwolek is credited with the invention of Kevlar in 1965. Kevlar, is the lightweight fiber used to make bulletproof vests and electrical safety gloves, saving thousands of lives. Kwolek worked in the DuPont laboratory for 15 years with no promotions when...