Love Your FitBit? How About a Skin Patch that Acts like a Lab Test...

In Washington, thanks to researchers at Northwestern University痴 Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics you can now wear a small round skin patch to get back...

Ingredion Has New CFO and Added Focus on Texture for Biomaterial Ingredients

In Illinois, Ingredion Incorporated will have a new CFO, Jim Gray, as of March 1st to replace outgoing CFO, Jack Fortnum, who is retiring...

Sustainable Skiing – Stora Enso Biomaterials Make Their Way into Ski Championships

In Finland, the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships opened today with a sustainable twist by Stora Enso who has been working with the organizers...

Researchers Find Bioadhesive Inspiration in Ticks’ Mouths

In Austria, researchers from MedUni Vienna and Vienna University of Technology are studying tick cement—the dowel-like anchor ticks use to adhere to skin and...

Ocean Sponges Offer Powerful Solution for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

In Florida, researchers from Florida Atlantic University demonstrated that a compound derived from a deep water sponge can fight back against antibiotic resistant super...

Speaking of Antibiotics…New Protein May Help Us Find Natural Antibiotics

In Texas, A&M researchers found a new protein called LoaP, or long operon associated protein, in bacteria that fights pathogens that attack plant roots,...

Need a New Face? China Cosmetics Company Creates 3D Printing of Asian Skin

In China, cosmetics company JALA Group has printed Asian skin using 3D printing. Using skin cells from Asians and bioink, they plan on using...

World Textile Awards Go to Dupont Sorona Biomaterial and Unifi REPREVE Recycled Fiber

In Delaware, DuPont Industrial Biosciences was a top two contender for World Textile Awards’ Fiber Producer of the Year, which is given every year....

Are Hydras the Secret to the Fountain of Youth? Cut Them Up But They...

In Israel, a team of researchers chopped up some hydras, which are small, tentacled freshwater animals, but don’t worry, they didn’t die. In fact,...

What’s Strong as Steel but Lightweight? Synthetic Spider Silk Now Viable Solution for Manufacturing

In Sweden, researchers say they have finally cracked the code and created a synthetic spider silk that is a realistic option for industrial use...

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Local algae could address Bangladesh’s water crisis

In Bangladesh, scientists from Dhaka University and Sweden’s Uppsala University are using local microalgae to generate clean water. Pithophora—locally known as Shewla—removes cellulose nanofibers from...

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In Taiwan, Xietian Temple will swap polystyrene for banana tree wood in its Ghost Festival floating lanterns. The environmentally friendly lanterns, shaped like houses with...

Thailand targets top spot in bioplastics

In Thailand, efforts are underway to significantly ramp up bioplastics production using the nation’s significant sugar output as feedstock. Plastics Institute of Thailand Executive Director...