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Ecovative Design Collaborating with Danielle Trofe Design to Launch GROW – A Grow-It-Yourself Lamp Made with Mushroom®Materials

Troy, NY and Brooklyn, NY – Creative consumers committed to the environment will soon have the opportunity to brighten their home or office with a fully grown lampshade made of sustainable materials – a lamp they can literally grow themselves.  Ecovative Design, [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Biomaterials, Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News, Press Releases|

New Bioinspired Materials: Why AMSilk is Betting on Bioengineered Silk Polymers

Scientists have tried to mass-produce spider silk for decades with little success. As a naturally occurring supermaterial, spider silk is strong, extendible, lightweight, biodegradable, flexible, biocompatible, and can be processed into different formats, including 3D structures. Unlocking the secret to [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Biomaterials, Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News|

How to Restore our Oceans with Biotechnology: Meet BioCellection

A study found that by 2015, humans had generated 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics, 6.3 billion tons of which had already become waste. Of that total waste, 79% was accumulated in landfills or the natural environment, 12% was incinerated, [...]

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories delivers first fiber sample to medical application firm for performance and suitability testing

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB:KBLB) (“Company”), the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, today announced that the Company delivered the first Dragon Silk fibers to a medical equipment firm for [...]

From spider silk shoes to algae fuel, welcome to the new age of biotech

Originally published 16 Aug 2017, World Economic Forum Science makes fact out of fiction, changing our lives through new technologies. But it’s a long road from invention to adoption. Only when a technology becomes affordable and ubiquitous enough can it usually [...]

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 [...]