Seaweed molecule found to help heal brain damage

In Australia, seaweed isn’t just healthy to eat - it can now heal damaged brain tissue using a new technique using a “hydrogel scaffold”...

New cheaper bio-ink to help human organ and tissue production

In Canada, researchers at the University of British Columbia developed a new bio-ink that can fabricate human organs and tissue at a lower cost...

AkzoNobel and Itaconix to develop bio-based chelates for detergent and cleaners markets

In the Netherlands, AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business and Itaconix signed an application agreement to evaluate and develop innovative bio-based chelates for use in the...

Fruit and nut bars get new compostable bio-based wrapper

In Ireland, film supplier, TIPA, developed a new compostable film wrapper for Shanvalley Innovative Food Company of Ireland’s fruit and nut bars. TIPA did...

Pesky green crabs in Newfoundland could prove useful for water treatment

In Canada, Dr. Don-Roger Parkinson is looking for additional investors and collaborators for a research project to use the chitin molecules from Newfoundland’s pesky...

Pilot project begins on strawberry plants to assess biological pesticides impact

In California, Marrone Bio Innovations, a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets,...

Thermal processing for plant-based plastics lower cost and improve properties

In Nebraska, a new production process using thermal processing is improving biodegradable plastics by making them more heat resistant and moisture resistant. Bioplastic from...

Pay the fine or face some time – Hefty penalties for using plastic bags...

In Kenya, the government introduced a new law that fines people up to $40,000 and possibly four years in prison for making, selling or...

Forget the faucet – how about eco-friendly sink and counters?

In Australia, a new bio-based solid surface is being sold in Australia for buildings and homeowners to install as environmentally friendly counters and sinks....

John Deere flex fuel mower powered by E85 comes to town

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association announced that a member company, Mid-Missouri Energy, is home to a new John Deere flex fuel mower that...

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Corbion to build new PLA plant, exit FDCA

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