Latest Bioreactors Stories

2012-05-04 21:09:59

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype bioreactor–a device for culturing cells to create engineered tissues–that both stimulates and evaluates tissue as it grows, mimicking natural processes while eliminating the need to stop periodically to cut up samples for analysis. Tissue created this way might someday be used to replace, for example, damaged or diseased cartilage in the knee and hip. Conventional methods for...

2012-04-18 20:53:57

Microalgae are single-cell plants that comprise nature's smallest and most efficient photosynthetic engines: all they need to thrive is water, light, and air. When bred under controlled conditions, their applications range from pharmaceuticals to wastewater treatment to biofuels. Current microalgae breeding methods, however, perform far below the fundamental bounds allowed by the laws of nature. Scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negrev in Israel have identified strategies to improve...

2011-11-29 12:00:00

LumiGrow, Inc., the leading provider of smart horticultural lighting, today announced that Algae Farm, a pioneer in the indoor cultivation of high yield algae oil, residual biomass and algal biomass, is implementing the LumiGrow LED solution. Algae Farmâs selection of the LumiGrow solution is projected to save the company $400 thousand in the first year following installation. Novato, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 LumiGrow, Inc. (http://www.lumigrow.com), the leading provider of...

2011-11-21 08:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Membrane Bioreactors market. The global market for Membrane Bioreactors is forecast to reach US$888 million by the year 2017, driven by stringent effluent discharge norms, rising water scarcity, and enhanced emphasis on water reuse and recycling for freshwater conservation. Other factors fuelling market growth include technological advancements, the need to replace traditional equipment, and increasing application across various...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

Algal oils proven as next generation feedstock for industrial bacterial fermentation. Houston, TX and Ft. Collins, CO (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc. (GlycosBio), an international biochemical company commercializing high-value bio-chemicals, and Solix BioSystems, Inc. (Solix), a leading provider of integrated solutions and services that enable large scale cultivation of algae, today announced their early stage research and development collaboration has yielded positive...

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