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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, [...]

Sugars Worth Getting Addicted to: Meet Sugarlogix

Sugarlogix is reinventing the concept of sugar. The company, founded by Kulika Chomvong and Chaeyoung Shin from UC Berkeley, was part of the IndieBio summer class 2017, which culminated in the 5th Demo Day last week (you can watch their [...]

By | September 16th, 2017|Consumer Products & Manufacturing, Food, News|

KnipBio Reports Success in Using its BioEngineering Platform to Advance Development of Fish Feed Alternatives

LOWELL, Mass. (September 6, 2017) KnipBio Inc., a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company developing sustainable single cell protein (SCP) alternatives to conventional aquafeed proteins, announced it has completed the development of a novel microorganism capable of providing taurine missing from many commercial [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Consumer Products & Manufacturing, Food, News, Press Releases|

Evolva announces major restructuring for next phase of its development

30 August 2017 – Evolva (SIX: EVE), which develops and commercializes next-generation specialty ingredients for health, wellness and nutrition markets, details the next phase of its corporate evolution. Evolva announced in its half year results further details of its future intended [...]

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 [...]