Speaking of Antibiotics…New Protein May Help Us Find Natural Antibiotics

In Texas, A&M researchers found a new protein called LoaP, or long operon associated protein, in bacteria that fights pathogens that attack plant roots,...

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In China, cosmetics company JALA Group has printed Asian skin using 3D printing. Using skin cells from Asians and bioink, they plan on using...

World Textile Awards Go to Dupont Sorona Biomaterial and Unifi REPREVE Recycled Fiber

In Delaware, DuPont Industrial Biosciences was a top two contender for World Textile Awards’ Fiber Producer of the Year, which is given every year....

Are Hydras the Secret to the Fountain of Youth? Cut Them Up But They...

In Israel, a team of researchers chopped up some hydras, which are small, tentacled freshwater animals, but don’t worry, they didn’t die. In fact,...

What’s Strong as Steel but Lightweight? Synthetic Spider Silk Now Viable Solution for Manufacturing

In Sweden, researchers say they have finally cracked the code and created a synthetic spider silk that is a realistic option for industrial use...

Two By Two, Biomaterials Climb Aboard Noah’s Ark Project at Russian University

In Russia, Lomonosov Moscow State University created a giant database as part of their Noah’s Ark project to catalogue and store all types of...

BIO Appreciates President Trump’s Statements on Small Businesses and De-Regulation

In Washington, D.C., the Biotechnology Innovation Organization responded to President Trump’s statement that he will “oppose anything that makes it harder for smaller, younger...

New Bioinsecticide Available for Growers as Marrone Bio Innovations and Nufarm Australia Sign Commercial...

In California, the new bio based product GRANDEVO Bioinsecticide can help crop growers fight nasty pests like mealybugs, thrips, and whiteflies in a natural...

Canadian Cannabis to Cross Borders to Chile

In British Columbia, Tilray received regulatory approval from Canada and Chile to send its medical cannabis to Chile. Tilray was the first company to...

Sustainably-sourced advanced biobased chemicals: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to S2G BioChem

In November, we reported that S2G BioChem has entered into a license and collaboration agreement with Mondelēz International — a leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum,...

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Making it Count: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to the Consortium for Computational Physics...

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