Take a Selfie and See If You Have DiGeorge Syndrome

In Maryland, National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute researchers used selfies combined with facial recognition software to successfully diagnose a rare...

Leftover Apple Pomace Is Useful Biomaterial for Bone and Cartilage Regeneration

In Spain, researchers are taking apple pomace leftover from juice production that used to be thrown away, and making good use of it as...

Sappi Opens New Demo Plant for Biomaterials Expansion

In South Africa, Sappi has a new demo plant up and running at its Ngodwana mill in Mpumulanga to strengthen and grow their business...

3D Custom-Made Implants Improving Craniomaxillofacial Patients Outcomes

In Germany, Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik, which manufactures surgical implants, now has metal 3D printing capability allowing it to create titanium implants for craniomaxillofacial surgery....

Nordson Continues Buying Spree with Acquisition of Vention Medical Advanced Technologies

In Ohio, Nordson Corporation, which makes many different products related to dispensing and applying a variety of biomaterials including adhesives, coatings, polymers, and sealants,...

Special Implant Coating Offers Hope for Brain Disease Patients

In Germany, researchers have found a way to keep a brain implant in longer than in the past thanks to a special coating made...

New Research Director for National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center

In Illinois, Yan Zhang was hired as the new director of research at Southern Illinois University’s National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center after the school conducted...

Be Still My Beating Heart Made From A Spinach Leaf

In Massachusetts, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute as well as University of Wisconsin-Madison and Arkansas State University, took a spinach leaf and grew a...

Collagen Solutions Gets Australian Patent for Animal-Based Biomaterials

In Australia, Collagen Solutions PLC, which is registered in London and has global headquarters in Minnesota, received additional patent protection. The patent allows Collagen...

Go Ahead and Drink That Cup of Coffee – It Can Protect You Against...

In Indiana, researchers studied over 1,280 compounds to see which produced the highest level of the valuable NMNAT2 enzyme. Why is NMNAT2 so great?...

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New cigarettes good for the environment (but still bad for you)

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In California, a startup has developed biodegradable coffee cups embedded with tree seeds. Reduce.Reuse.Grow was founded by CEO Alex Henige in an effort to connect...