Stora Enso adds veteran to consumer board division

In Finland, Stora Enso has appointed Annica Bresky Executive Vice President, Consumer Board division and member of the Group Leadership Team, effective 1 May...

Study Looks for Answers on How Bacteria Adapts in Different Environments

In New York, a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) researcher received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a study on bacteria...

Earlier Diagnosis For Newborns Could Be Possible With New Research

In Washington, researchers used blood from a National Children's Study biobank to identify more accurate reference intervals for various hormones and amino acids in...

Ever Dream of Testing Biochemical Reactions in 10,000 Different Conditions at the Same Time?

In Japan, it may have taken two years, but researchers have made it possible to test a biochemical reaction in 10,000 different conditions faster...

Would You Like That in Plastic or Bioplastic? Braskem Providing Bakery with Biobased Packaging

In Sweden, Polarbröd, the country’s third largest bakery, decided to replace the usual oil based plastic films and packaging with the greener biobased bio-polyethylene...

Keep Those Crab and Shrimp Shells for Biomedical Purposes

In Portugal, researchers have now given us a reason to keep those crab and shrimp shells after consuming the deliciousness inside. Three researchers at...

Cutting Carbon in Canada: Ingenuity Gets to Next Round of Carbon XPRIZE

In Canada, Ingenuity Lab Carbon Solutions advanced to the next round of the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. The prize was created to...

Biomaterial Medical Devices Company TEPHA Buys-Out Royalty Obligation

In Massachusetts, TEPHA Inc. completed a buy-out of its royalty obligation to Metabolix, Inc., its former licensor and parent company. TEPHA develops implantable medical...

Performance is more important than maximizing biobased content: ORNL

In Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has prioritized performance over renewable content in its efforts to develop a thermoplastic based on lignin. ORNL originally...

Boeing, SpaceX race to be decided by microbial engineering: report

The race between Boeing and Elon Musk’s SpaceX to put the first human on Mars may not be decided by who can build the...

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Waste not, want not: Astronaut blood could be building material on Mars

In the UK, researchers at the University of Manchester have found that a protein in human blood and an acid in human urine can...

Ginkgo Bioworks raises $1.6 billion in NYSE debut

In New York, Ginkgo Bioworks began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, September 17 under the ticker DNA. Debuting at around...

ADM, LG Chem eye US bioplastics plant

In the US, Archer Daniels Midland and LG Chem have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly evaluate building a lactic acid and polylactic...