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...

Solving Tire Performance, Imports and Food Waste Issues with Egg Shells and Tomato Peels

In Ohio, Ohio State University researchers, who you may have heard speak at ABLC 2017, discovered a way to use food waste as a...

Axolotl Biologix Acquires Protein Genomics’ Research Lab and Signs License Agreement

In Arizona, Axolotl Biologix, a regenerative human cell and tissue medical technologies company, entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Protein Genomics, Inc.,...

Fighting Chronic Bone Infections with Bioglass Instead of Antibiotics

In Finland, BonAlive Biomaterials Ltd. developed and used bioglass in clinical trials in a variety of European countries to treat osteomyelitis, a chronic bone...

Flax – Good for You but Good for Building Products Too

In Canada, flax is getting some new uses through projects funded by the BioProducts AgSci Cluster. The cluster supports a variety of new bioproducts...

Spider Man is Back – Silk Fibers Move into Nano-scale at Tufts University

In Massachusetts, in what sounds like Spider Man joining forces with Spider Man, Tufts University's School of Engineering is moving forward on silk fiber...

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In the United Kingdom, Optometry Today has covered the growing trend of sustainable eyewear, including the increased use of materials based on renewable feedstocks. The...

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