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In San Francisco, fashion house Stella McCartney is expanding its eco-friendly fashion innovation through a partnership with biotechnology company Bolt Threads. Under the collaboration,...

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Noble Biomaterials, Lenzing team up to develop anti-odor fabrics

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AECI invests in bioplastic bottles startup

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Croda snags Enza Biotech

In Europe, Croda International, which focuses on manufacturing sustainable specialty chemicals, said that it has acquired Enza Biotech AB. Enza Biotech, spun out of Lund...

Rayonier boosts offer for forest products maker Tembec

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Deinove appoints business development head

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Humble sea squirt could inspire new gold rush

In South Korea, scientists have developed a material based on chitin and gallic acid that mines gold from sea water. Inspired by tunichromes—materials sea...

When life hands you lemons, make bioplastics!

In Spain, scientists at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia have developed a production route from the lemon extract limonene and carbon dioxide...

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