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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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It’s Not a GMO – It’s Magnetically Altered! Magnetic Technology Increases Algae Yield Making...

In Washington, a bio electronics company demonstrated a magnetic frequency technology that alters specific enzyme levels in a type of algae, giving hope for...

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In the United Kingdom, over 5,000 researchers applied to win the “Dare to Try” Tata Innovista international award for innovative research and development, including...

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No Gasoline for You! City Considers Banning Fossil Fuel Sales and Aims for Net...

In Sweden, the city of Stockholm is going beyond Sweden’s promise to become fossil-fuel free by 2045 and saying they will eliminate all net...

Hemp is Hopping in South Carolina – Industrial Hemp Farming Now Allowed

In South Carolina, hemp is gaining traction as an agricultural crop now that state legislature and Governor Henry McMaster have passed a bill allowing...

Biodegradable Plastics in a Show Down with Fossil Fuel Plastics – Who Wins?

In New Jersey, in one corner there are biodegradable plastics and in another corner, fossil fuel based plastics, with consumers sitting in the stands...

Biodegradable Mulches Help Raspberry Growers Improve Crops

In Washington, raspberry growers are using biodegradable plastic mulches instead of the usual polyethylene plastic mulches in their plantings for weed prevention and moisture...

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Dutch research envisions homes made from fungus

In The Netherlands, researchers at Utrecht University have submitted a paper detailing the potential for homes to be made out of fungus. The group evaluates...

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