UK funds program that pairs bioscience PhD students with industry

In Scotland, the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre has been awarded GBP2.7 million by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council’s Collaborative Training Partnership to...

AeroVironment commissions UAV research to detect water stress in almond trees

In California, AeroVironment, Inc. began a year-long study with California State University, Fresno to research how unmanned aerial vehicle imagery and analytics could potentially...

Reverdia, Xinhuarun to develop microcellular foam shoe soles

In the Netherlands, Reverdia and Dezhou Xinhuarun Technology (Xinhuarun) agreed  to jointly develop and promote Biosuccinium-based microcellular polyurethane (PU) foams. These new microcellular foams will...

$11 million in Federal funding available for mitigating anti-microbial resistance

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced $11 million in available funding for projects that mitigate...

First probiotic sour beer contains live strains of good bacteria

In Singapore, a novel probiotic sour beer created by a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus...

Tomato juice can taste better by adding tomato essence

In Florida, University of Florida scientists are working on making your tomato juice taste better by extracting tomato essence and then adding it back...

UCSD receives $10.5 million gift to focus international human milk research

In California, the Switzerland-based Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation made a $10.5 million gift to the University of California San Diego to empower researchers to unravel...

Boosting proteins involved in photosynthesis increased tobacco yield by 20 percent

In Illinois, by boosting levels of three proteins involved in photosynthesis, University of Illinois researchers increased tobacco plant productivity by at least 14 percent...

Predictive modeling yields promising bioplastics catalyst

Combining predictive modeling and experimental lab work, researchers from IBM Research and Stanford University say they were able to design a catalyst that enables...

Baker’s yeast is enlisted as a low-cost, low-maintenance global pathogen detector

In New York, during a project that began as a search to find a cost-effective, simple way to detect cholera, Columbia University researchers developed...

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