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June 23, 2014

Stephanie L. Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar, Is Dead at 90 –

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Stefanie Kwolek was a world-renowned chemist and inventor who invented Kevlar, the stronger-than-steel fiber that is used in bulletproof vests and many other applications. She was also our patient in the final years of her life. Ms. Kwolek had a delightful personality and was quite modest about her remarkable achievements. The New York Times has a wonderful obituary about her here.

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