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In Pennsylvania, Penn Dental Medicine researchers found a way to prevent cavities and tooth decay with a single biomaterial topical treatment using plants that...

Tyson Foods buys into Beyond Meat

In Arkansas, Tyson Foods invested an undisclosed amount for a five percent ownership position in Beyond Meat to help the plant-based protein producer expand...

Zymergen gets Lit: raises $130M in epic Series B

In California, Zymergen has raised $130 million in Series B funding led by SoftBank Group. The round also includes prior lead investor Data Collective...

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NUU launches: the Digital Voice of the Physical World

In Florida, NUU, the Digital Voice of the Physical World launched officially this afternoon as a new digital content portal for the new physical...

TerraTech, weekly radio program on the advanced bioeconomy, set to launch Jan. 11th

In Florida, The Digest announced the launch of TerraTech, a weekly one-hour radio program on new technologies, rising companies and personalities in the advanced...

The new Bio-BDO era: Novamont opens first commercial-scale facility for bio-based BDO

From Italy word has arrived that Novamont have opened the world’s first commercial-scale facility for the bio-based production of bio-based 1,4-butanediol, in Bottrighe (Adria),...

US Biobased Industry hits $393B in revenue, 4.22M jobs

In Washington, the USDA reports that the total contribution of the biobased products industry to the U.S. economy in 2014 was $393 billion in...

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