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Ultra-Thin Synthetic Membranes Developed Without Using Solvents

Ultra-Thin Synthetic Membranes Developed Without Using Solvents

Synthetic membranes are used in a wide range of applications such as determining toxicity in the environment, identifying food contaminants and deadly diseases in body. A research team from Chile has now created a new method of producing ultra-thin membranes by vaporizing off-the-shelf chemicals over silicon surfaces. [More]
Renewable Initiative to Produce Biodegradable Bioplastics from Seaweed - SEABIOPLAS

Renewable Initiative to Produce Biodegradable Bioplastics from Seaweed - SEABIOPLAS

SEABIOPLAS, an FP7 project is working towards using sustainably grown seaweeds as feed for recyclable plastics. For attaining the EU target of 10% plastics being biodegradable plastics, it is very important to have large-scale production of biomass-based plastics. [More]
New Shape Memory Polymer Scaffold for Healing Facial Bone Defects

New Shape Memory Polymer Scaffold for Healing Facial Bone Defects

A new shape memory polymer has been developed, which can expand with warm salt water to accurately fill bone defects and aid in new bone growth. [More]
Advion Expands Its Compact Mass Spectrometry (CMS) Offering to Include Liquid Chromatography

Advion Expands Its Compact Mass Spectrometry (CMS) Offering to Include Liquid Chromatography

Advion, Inc., a leading systems and consumables developer for the life sciences industry, introduces an affordable high performance liquid chromatography system to complement its line of expression compact mass spectrometers (CMS). [More]
Global Biomaterials Market Expected to Grow at 4.1% CAGR During 2013-2019

Global Biomaterials Market Expected to Grow at 4.1% CAGR During 2013-2019

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biomaterials Market for Implantable Devices - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. [More]
Louisiana Tech Biomedical Engineering professor to Present at International Bioprinting Congress

Louisiana Tech Biomedical Engineering professor to Present at International Bioprinting Congress

Dr. Mark DeCoster, the James E. Wyche III Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, will present as an invited speaker at the International Bioprinting Congress, July 24-25 at the Biopolis Research and Development Center in Singapore. [More]
Florida Institute Finalizes Funding Agreement with US Bioplastics

Florida Institute Finalizes Funding Agreement with US Bioplastics

The Florida Institute for Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with US Bioplastics, an Orlando-based company that takes feedstock waste, paper production by-products, or other plant waste to practical use and then returns it to the environment without damaging the ecology. [More]
Vega Biofuels to Raise $1 Million to Expand Production Capacity of Biochar Product

Vega Biofuels to Raise $1 Million to Expand Production Capacity of Biochar Product

VEGA BIOFUELS, INC. provides this update to shareholders after successful participation in the first annual Cannabis Investor Conference in Denver, CO. [More]
Biodegradable Plastics Market in Europe Forecast to Grow at 12% CAGR

Biodegradable Plastics Market in Europe Forecast to Grow at 12% CAGR

European Union's target of 80% reduction in plastic bag consumption by 2019 coupled with growing consumer awareness to create significant growth opportunities for biodegradable plastics market [More]
City of Wichita Falls Approves Evaporation Reduction Aid Project for Lake Arrowhead Reservoir

City of Wichita Falls Approves Evaporation Reduction Aid Project for Lake Arrowhead Reservoir

FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC., is the developer and manufacturer of biodegradable polymers for oil extraction, detergent ingredients and water treatment as well as crop nutrient availability chemistry. [More]