Polybion creates fungicel based biomaterials packaging

In Mexico, Polybion is replacing unicel with fungicel, a biomaterial made from fungi that can be used in packaging material. Brothers Alexis and Axel...

American Process and MYBiomass Collaborate on Malaysia Oil Palm Biomaterials Project

In Malaysia, MYBiomass Sdn. Bhd. and Atlanta, Georgia based American Process Inc. are working together on a nanocellulose production project using oil palm empty...

Bolt Threads Launches Biobased Knife with Best Made and Chris Reeve Knives

In California, Bolt Threads launched their latest product using their the ground breaking Microsilk fiber, a sustainable bio-engineered spider silk. They partnered with Best...

Tuskegee researchers solve cellulose bioplastics challenge

In Alabama, Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a cellulose dispersion method that could help bioplastics overcome some of the performance issues that limit its...

Boeing, SpaceX race to be decided by microbial engineering: report

The race between Boeing and Elon Musk’s SpaceX to put the first human on Mars may not be decided by who can build the...

Keep Those Crab and Shrimp Shells for Biomedical Purposes

In Portugal, researchers have now given us a reason to keep those crab and shrimp shells after consuming the deliciousness inside. Three researchers at...

Cellink Expanding to China for Bioink 3D Printing of Human Tissue

In Sweden, Cellink is using bioink and 3D printing technology to create biomaterial structures with living cells. Long are the days of waiting on...

More natural breasts – Biomaterial breast implants could replace silicone ones

In Ireland, Dr Niamh O’Halloran of NUI Galway is using biomaterials to offer natural implants to women who have undergone a mastectomy. The usual...

3D-printed, biobased cabin available for rent

In Amsterdam, DUS Architects has unveiled a 3D-printed “urban cabin” built out of linseed oil-based plastic. The “cozy” 86-square foot building includes a small park...

Scientists Find Cheaper Way to Create Valuable No-Cavity Sweeteners from Sugar

In Spain and Switzerland, the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers have found a way to...

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Dutch research envisions homes made from fungus

In The Netherlands, researchers at Utrecht University have submitted a paper detailing the potential for homes to be made out of fungus. The group evaluates...

Living, programmable robots raise ethics concerns

In Boston, researchers have created living, programmable organisms that could one day have widespread applications, including cleaning microplastics from the oceans. Dubbed xenobots by their...

Itaconix and Nouryon terminate chelates deal

In the United Kingdom, Itaconix and chemical giant Nouryon have mutually agreed to terminate an agreement in which Nouryon exclusively distributes Itaconix’s biobased chelating...