Particles Boogy Down to Sound Waves and Then Self-Heal

In California, the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists discovered that particles can dance together and synchronize when acoustic sound waves blast...

Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Expands Customer Base For Plant-Based Recycler Bins

In British Columbia, biobased plastic recycling bins are getting more popular in Western Canada with a new purchase order from London Drugs for Solegear...

K-Cup Waste Got You Down? McDonald’s Canada Launches 100% Compostable K-Cups

In Canada, McDonald’s McCafé coffee producer in Manitoba is now offering 100% compostable McCafé Keurig-compatible pods made from coffee bean skin and other compostable...

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...

Starting From the Bottom Up – Going From Poop to Food Can Get Researchers...

In California, researchers at the Center for Microbiome Innovation analyzed over 9,000 samples of fecal matter to study the microbiomes in our guts, but...

WWF Launches Global Powerhouse Platform to Address Secondary Materials

In Switzerland, World Wildlife Fund launched a global platform to encourage efficient materials management, called Cascading Materials Vision. The platform includes associations from around...

Novamont Says 40% Minimum Bio-based Material for All Its Bioplastics

In Italy, biotech company Novamont is introducing a 40% minimum threshold for bio-based content in all of its MATER-BI compostable bioplastics, not just in...

Genetics Gives Glimpse Into Deep Ocean Creatures

In California, Stanford University researchers are taking advantage of the latest DNA analysis technologies to get a more complete picture of what actually goes...

It’s Electrifying! Gold and Silicone Make Great Partners for Conductivity

In Switzerland, researchers are tackling a problem facing many medical implant manufacturers – how to incorporate flexible electronic parts into medical implants that are...

Dupont Wins European Bio-based Materials Company of the Year for Biomaterial Innovations

In the United Kingdom, DuPont Industrial Biosciences won the 2017 European Bio-based Materials Company of the Year for its work on bio-based materials innovations...

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