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In Washington, D.C., maybe it’s the recent talk of the end of the world as we know it, but NASA is working on figuring...

Shrimp Shells and Turmeric Spice – A Recipe for Potentially Life Saving Blood Coagulation...

In India, Dr. Subhasmita Swain at SOA University developed a biomedical patch that can coagulate blood flow in patients. Her cousin died due to...

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In New York, several commercial office buildings are the first to feature Ecovative's mushroom wall tiles. The modern art tiles are made of mycelium,...

Environmentally Friendly Dishwasher Tabs Made with Milk Proteins Coming Soon

In France, Lactips plans to have its water soluble, biodegradable thermoplastic pellets and films to market later this year. The pellets and films which...

AlwaysBLU Takes On Food Waste Problem and Creates Carbon-Neutral Plastic

In Canada, AlwaysBLU is taking the global food waste problem and using it to manufacture plastics. If you've been keeping an eye on Newlight...

Gingko Bioworks Sees Peach Scents Now, Self-Copying iPhones in the Future

In Massachusetts, Gingko Bioworks is seeing the future of programming biology as going beyond its current manufacturing of scents and flavors and someday programming...

Mango Materials Moving Forward with BioPlastics at Berkeley Lab

In California, Mango Materials, which we covered when they were first starting out, is taking advantage of the U.S. Department of Energy's Small Business...

Get Fired for Having Genetic Marker for High Blood Pressure, Diabetes or Cancer? It...

In Washington, DC, Congress is moving forward on a bill, HR 1313 or the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act, which just passed in the...

Wayne Paterson Appointed as Admedus CEO

In Australia, Admedus's Board of Directors appointed Wayne Paterson, who has been serving as acting CEO since May 2016, to be their permanent CEO...

ARMI Is Becoming an Army – UVA Latest to Join Cell and Tissue Regeneration...

In Virginia, the University of Virginia is joining others we’ve reported on like Lattice Biologics and Akron Biotechnology to work on manufacturing human tissues...

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