Environment Related News

Microvi Demonstrates Unprecedented Removal of Hazardous Organic Compounds in Drinking Water through NIH Grant

Hayward, CA, May 23, 2018– Studies completed over the past year, funded through a Phase II NIH grant, show unprecedented removal rates of 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (TCP) and co-contaminants using Microvi’s cometabolism treatment technology. TCP creates a significant environmental and health issue primarily due [...]

Turning the Tide for Horseshoe Crabs: New Hope for an Ancient Species

New Study Proves Synthetic Can Replace Horseshoe Crab Blood in Biomedical Testing CAPE MAY, N.J., May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Revive & Restore, a California-based nonprofit bringing new biotech tools to conservation, today joined with First Lady Tammy Murphy, New Jersey [...]

To Go Green, Synthetic Biologists Should Think Blue

An innovation prize awaits anyone who develops sustainable “fish-free” fish oils. This article is brought to you by our sponsor, The F3 Challenge. Globally, we eat a lot of fish. Fish exports reeled in $148 billion worldwide in 2014, [...]

Ocean of Awe: Aligning Business and Philanthropy to Build a Better World

“We live in a present mixed with various futures overshadowing us. In essence, we live in a science fiction novel we all write together.” -- Kim Stanley Robinson We are on the edge of a technological and social transformation comparable [...]

Cambridge Consultants reveals a vision for the use of PHA bioplastics in convenience food packaging

The global spotlight on the environmental damage caused by single-use plastics is driving business to consider the sometimes ruinous impact of products, processes and packaging. Breakthrough innovation specialists Cambridge Consultants today reveals a vision for the use of PHA [...]

U.S. EPA awards $600,000 to help two California small businesses develop environmental technologies

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2018 – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a combined $600,000 in funding for Microvi Biotech Inc., of Hayward, Calif., and Hi-Z Technology Inc., of San Diego, Calif., to develop technologies that provide solutions for environmental issues. [...]