New Stronger than Steel Biomaterial That Superman Would Approve Of Developed in Japan

In Japan, researchers combined hydrogels that had high levels of water with a glass fiber fabric to create a biomaterial that is stronger than...

Beyond Meat’s Beyond Sausage offers plant-based option with alginate casing

In California, Beyond Meat made Time magazine’s Best Inventions 2018 list with the world’s first fresh, plant-based sausage, beyond sausage. The primary source of...

Is biobased better? Latest research says not for food service ware

In Oregon, a study conducted by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) challenges whether biobased, recyclable and compostable products help a product’s environmental...

Performance is more important than maximizing biobased content: ORNL

In Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has prioritized performance over renewable content in its efforts to develop a thermoplastic based on lignin. ORNL originally...

New service launched with information on biobased materials availability

In Scotland, Scottish Enterprise launched the Scottish Bio-Resource Support Service to track and detail information on the type, quantity and location of an estimated...

Dutch drinks manufacturer opts for plant-based polymer packaging

In the Netherlands, leading Dutch fruit drinks manufacturer Riedel has opted for SIGNATURE PACK from SIG to relaunch its popular CoolBest range of fruit...

Bolt Threads uses Ecovative mushroom technology for new Mylo leather

In California, Bolt Threads is going beyond spider silk and introduced a new animal-free leather, called Mylo, made from mycelium, the roots of a...

uBiome and L’Oréal partnership to advance skin microbiome research

In California, uBiome is partnering with L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator, to help continue L’Oréal’s longtime research into the skin microbiome. Through this partnership, the two...

Green Biologics and Kreussler develop new corn-based dry cleaning solvent

In Florida, Kreussler Inc. is working with Green Biologics and their facility in Minnesota to make a new biobased dry cleaning solvent, called SYSTEMK4,...

Coming Back from the Dead – Pre-Fabricated Blood Vessels Bringing New Life to Decaying...

In Oregon, a new option for people getting root canals may be available thanks to Oregon Health and Science University researchers and National Institutes...

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Eyewear eyes green material alternatives

In the United Kingdom, Optometry Today has covered the growing trend of sustainable eyewear, including the increased use of materials based on renewable feedstocks. The...

All that glitters is not green: Swedes create renewable sequins

In Sweden, designers and materials scientists have teamed up to create biodegradable sequins from cellulose. Designer Elissa Brunato created the Bio Iridescent Sequin in collaboration...

Biobased adhesive solves coffee cup conundrum

In Germany, family-owned chemical company Follmann, together with its Sealock subsidiary, have developed a biobased adhesive for use in disposable coffee cups. The innovation...