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Published Monday, April 22, 2019
In 2018, the bioenergy and aviation industries realized the world's first commercial flight using groundbreaking sustainable aviation fuel made from recycled waste carbon gases. Virgin Atlantic Airlines flew a Boeing 747 from Orlando, Florida to London, England using fuel that helps reduce soot emission when burned in a jet engine. Read more. Photo courtesy more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
A team of scientists performed detailed thermochemical conversion simulations for biomass feedstocks to help determine the optimal residence times for maximum yield during biomass conversion, which can increase the process throughput and decrease cost for industry to create sustainable biofuels and bioproducts. Read more. Photo courtesy of Vivek Bharadwaj, more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
In the event of a chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) incident, even the smallest hole in a protective system may cause exposure to dangerous hazards. Entry and exit openings are therefore weak points of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) ensembles, and few materials are capable of providing both the physical functionality and chemical protection more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
St. Petersburg, Fla.-based investment firm SeedFunders is launching a $5m fund for early stage companies. Designed to minimize risk associated with early stage investing, using a thorough five-step vetting process before backing a company, the Catalyst Fund will facilitate 30-50 investments of $100-500K each in early stage technology companies. Led by Irv more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
Base Culture LLC, a Clearwater company that makes baked goods consistent with a paleo diet, has raised $3.1 million in an equity offering. The company raised the funding from two investors in early April as part of an offering totaling $5 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It’s at least the third capital more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
The Florida Department of Health anticipates issuing Funding Opportunity Announcements by the end of May 2019 for the: Bankhead Coley Cancer Research Program James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program Live Like Bella Pediatric Cancer Research Initiative. To view the Advance Notice of Funding Opportunity for each of these programs, please visit the more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
Best Buy, having already demonstrated it can remain relevant in the age of Amazon, has identified health as a key growth focus. The latest sign of that ambition: It’s the first U.S. retailer to sell exclusively a telehealth device kit that allows consumers to perform medical tests on areas including heart, lungs, throat and ears and connect with more»
Published Monday, April 22, 2019
Even if your ears are fine, you might want a device that translates 27 languages, tracks fitness, and monitors vital signs. When Brandon Sawalich started at Starkey Hearing Technologies in suburban Minneapolis, he was 19 and there were about 70 companies worldwide making hearing aids. That was 1994. His job was to clean the ones mailed in for repair or, more»
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