Tag: mycelium

Oscar Mayer’s bologna-esque face mask, biobased traffic pillars, Delta airlines’ bamboo, algae-based skis, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of February 3rd

Oscar Mayer’s bologna-esque face mask, biobased traffic pillars, Delta airlines’ bamboo, algae-based skis, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of February 3rd

February 2, 2022 |

  In what seems like a twisted, alternate universe, famous wiener maker and bologna bliss master, Oscar Mayer, launched a face mask that looks like bologna but is made out of seaweed, witch hazel and collagen (and as clearly marked on their packaging, is not meant to be eaten). If walking around with a bologna-looking […]

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Fun guys on Mars: Mycelium eyed for astronaut houses

Fun guys on Mars: Mycelium eyed for astronaut houses

May 24, 2021 |

In California, a researcher at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California has received additional funding from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts to evaluate the potential for building astronaut housing from fungi tissue.  Lynn Rothschild, an astrobiologist and synthetic biologist, tells space.com she got the idea from a student team who used mycelium to make a […]

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Sealed Air, Ecovative Design sign deal for bio-based protective packaging

Sealed Air, Ecovative Design sign deal for bio-based protective packaging

June 27, 2012 |

In New Jersey, Sealed Air and Ecovative Design have signed an agreement, making Sealed Air the exclusive licensee of Ecovative’s mycelium based material technology in North America for protective packaging applications. Since January, Sealed Air and Ecovative have been developing together plans for sales and marketing as well as the augmentation of production capabilities. Sealed […]

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