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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 [...]

Arzeda Officially Closes Series A with Total $15.2 Million to Revolutionize Chemical Production with Protein Design

Oversubscribed financing will expand capacity and accelerate commercialization of products developed with Arzeda’s technology SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arzeda, The Protein Design CompanyTM, today announced that it has officially closed its Series A funding round with a [...]

Renewable Chemicals Accelerate Advance into Mainstream Chemical Industry

Fourth survey reveals increased importance, action and optimism; Genomatica, Novozymes and BASF rated as the leaders in sustainable technology SAN DIEGO, Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genomatica announced today’s publication of the results of a major survey of sustainability issues [...]

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 [...]