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Algae could feed and fuel planet with aid of new hi-tech tool

Vast quantities of medicines and renewable fuels could be produced by algae using a new gene-editing technique, a study suggests. Scientists have devised a method that could lead to cheap, environmentally friendly ways of making products for use in the [...]

DuPont Launches Robust Fermentation Solution SYNERXIA® THRIVE

WILMINGTON, DEL. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 20, 2017  - DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) has announced the launch of SYNERXIA® THRIVE Fermentation System, the newest innovation in the company’s synergistic fermentation system technologies. The new fermentation system will deliver higher ethanol yields, incomparable robustness during thermal [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

Lygos Reaches Major Technical Milestone Scaling Bio-Malonic™ Manufacturing Process in Partnership with NREL

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates large-scale operation of Lygos manufacturing process in state-of-art biochemical plant pilot BERKELEY, Calif. and DENVER, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lygos,  a leading innovator in the development of sustainable high-value specialty chemicals, today [...]

Pollution to Products: Synthetic Biology, the Path to a Carbon Smart Future

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the global average levelized cost of renewable electricity in 2016 at 4.6 cents/kWh, a future powered by renewables is increasingly likely, enabling us to reserve our precious carbon budget for the [...]

DSM Expands Strategic Alliance with Amyris and Acquires Brazilian Production Facility from Amyris

HEERLEN, The Netherlands and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Royal DSM (AEX:DSM.AS), a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials and Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that they have enhanced their [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News|

Takeaways from SynBioBeta SF 2017

Another year, another SynBioBeta conference in the books. This year we were back at the beautiful UCSF campus, one of the birthplaces of synthetic biology with the development of recombinant DNA. This was the most impressive year yet, and it [...]