New Way to Diagnose and Confirm Parkinson’s Disease, Even Before Symptoms Develop

In Texas, scientists from the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have found a way to...

Scientists Find Cheaper Way to Create Valuable No-Cavity Sweeteners from Sugar

In Spain and Switzerland, the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers have found a way to...

New Bacteria Strain from Milk Could Be Beneficial Probiotic and Food Preservative

In Russia, a new strain of lactic acid bacteria has been found by scientists at the Microbiology Department of the Faculty of Biology of...

Potato waste candy bar wrapper win “Oskar”

In Berlin, candy bar packaging based on waste potato starch has won the “Oskar” at the Global Bioplastics Awards. The wrappers, which were used by...

MHG reverts back to Danimer in second rebranding effort

In Georgia, bioplastics maker Meredian Holdings Group has changed its name to Danimer Scientific and reverted back to its Danimer Scientific corporate logo in...

Spider silk parkas could be hitting shelves next year

In New York, outdoor clothing brand North Face has put a protoype parka on display that was made from Qmonos, a recombinant spider silk...

Tuskegee researchers solve cellulose bioplastics challenge

In Alabama, Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a cellulose dispersion method that could help bioplastics overcome some of the performance issues that limit its...

Insect Shells Prove to Be Strong Biomaterial for Medical Uses

In Boston, scientists at Harvard University Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have found a way to take chitosan, a biomaterial from insect and...

Printing Organs on a 3D Printer Now Possible

In North Carolina, Dr. Anthony Atala from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has spent decades trying to print human organs and has reached...

Fortress Paper Expands Investment into Hemicellulose as Biomaterials Feedstock

In British Columbia, Fortress Paper Ltd., which focuses on dissolving pulp and security paper products, has broken out into the renewable energy area and...

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