Tag: mushroom

Blood buildings, mushroom mania, lab-grown coffee, ADM, LG Chem, Ginkgo Bioworks news, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of September 24th

Blood buildings, mushroom mania, lab-grown coffee, ADM, LG Chem, Ginkgo Bioworks news, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of September 24th

September 23, 2021 |

Using astronaut blood to build infrastructure on Mars sounds like part of a sci-fi movie but researchers are working on doing just that thanks to a protein in human blood and an acid in human urine that can bind to Mars dust to create a material strong enough to build infrastructure. In today’s Digest, there’s […]

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Cellular ag book, soy golf balls, Bota Bio, Novomer, Danimer and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 5th

Cellular ag book, soy golf balls, Bota Bio, Novomer, Danimer and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 5th

August 4, 2021 |

As many students around the world are in or preparing for school, a new children’s book, “Where Do Hot Dogs Come From,” is tackling the topic of cellular agriculture in the hopes that future generations will eschew resource-intensive animal farming in favor of sustainable, slaughter free alternatives like lab-grown meat. Other innovations this week include […]

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3D printed bio-leather, bio-orthotics, hummus in space and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 14th

3D printed bio-leather, bio-orthotics, hummus in space and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 14th

May 13, 2021 |

  In a crazy week with gas shortages in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. because of panic buying after a cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline, it’s enough to make us want to escape to the International Space Station – and maybe enjoy some hummus while we are up there as ISS astronauts are evaluating the […]

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Is there power potential in mushroom waste? Ag-Grid Energy is investigating

Is there power potential in mushroom waste? Ag-Grid Energy is investigating

October 2, 2016 |

In Pennsylvania, Ag-Grid Energy has selected the Anaerobic Digestion Lab Test Network to perform a set of four lab tests on Solid Mushroom Substrates including Biomethane Potential (BMP) testing. Ag-Grid Energy hopes to convert agricultural and organic waste into renewable energy, compost and support local area practices that support a sustainable environment. They intend to […]

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Dutch gov’t backs project for power, heat from ‘shroom waste

Dutch gov’t backs project for power, heat from ‘shroom waste

September 16, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, mushroom-grower Gemert (CKG) has opened a plant that turns its organic waste, derived from growing mushrooms, into compost and heat. The name of the plant is Upcycling Gemert. CKG produces five million kilo mushrooms each year, and this creates a lot of organic waste that consists for 60-70% out of water. This […]

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