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Modern Meadow Moves Headquarters into state of the art facility in New Jersey

Modern Meadow is relocating its headquarters to Nutley, New Jersey. The biofabrication company will also establish a design and applied research studio at New Lab in Brooklyn. New York, NY, August 14th, 2017 – Modern Meadow, the biofabrication company pioneering biologically [...]

U.S. Army Exercises Contract Option with Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Awarding Additional Funding to Develop and Deliver Spider Silk Technology

ANN ARBOR, Mich., -August 2, 2017- Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) (“Company”), the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, today announced that the U.S. Army awarded the optional phase of its contract with the Company valued at more [...]

Colorifix: Reinventing the Color Wheel of the Textile Industry

Along the horizon of rising stars in the textile industry appears Colorifix, a textile dye company with synthetic biology roots. The company was started in 2015 by Dr. James Warren Ajioka, Dr. David Nugent and Dr. Orr Yarkoni. Colorifix recently [...]

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Modern Meadow Reveals the Technologies behind its Biofabricated Leather Materials

Modern Meadow CTO Dave Williamson presents at Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, revealing the shift from tissue engineering to fermentation, demonstrating Modern Meadow’s ability to produce collagen at commercial scale. New York, NY, July 31, 2017– In a presentation at [...]

22 Synthetic Biology Companies Have Raised Half a Billion Dollars in 2017

Updated August 2nd The synthetic biology industry is off to another great start in 2017. In just the first half of the year, the industry has raised an impressive amount of more than $500 million in venture capital, public funding, [...]

Storing data in DNA brings nature into the digital universe

Luis Ceze, University of Washington and Karin Strauss, University of Washington Humanity is producing data at an unimaginable rate, to the point that storage technologies can’t keep up. Every five years, the amount of data we’re producing increases 10-fold, including [...]