"As Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, we are able to provide our customers with a wider range of CDMO offerings across multiple production platforms," said David Enloe, President and CEO of Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services. "We have seen an ongoing shift in the bio-pharma space toward simplifying supply chains and consolidating CDMO networks. In response to that shift, we can now engage in deeper, trusted relationships with our customers fulfilling more of their supply chain demands."
"Unifying these individual Ajinomoto companies furthers our commitment to enhancing our trusted capabilities, quality services and responsiveness to our customers' needs," said Peter Stuyck, Sr. VP and Head of Operations, Europe for Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services. "Together, as a fully integrated and global CDMO, we can more successfully contribute to the health of patients worldwide."
To be more energy efficient, many people have replaced their incandescent lights with light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. However, those currently on the market emit a lot of blue light, which has been linked to eye troubles and sleep disturbances. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces have developed a prototype LED that reduces — instead of masks — the blue component, while also making colors appear just as they do in natural sunlight. Read More
Chocolate is a beloved treat, but sometimes the cocoa beans that go into bars and other sweets have unpleasant flavors or scents, making the final products taste bad. Surprisingly, only a few compounds associated with these stinky odors are known. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry have identified the two compounds that cause musty, moldy scents in cocoa — work that can help chocolatiers ensure the quality of their products. Read More
Cologne, April 29, 2021 – Ultra-high-performance concretes (UHPCs) are reckoned to be the construction material of the future. When they are colored, however, you have to ensure that the prescribed compressive strength of more than 150 megapascals is still achieved. The iron oxide pigments from LANXESS’s Bayferrox brand are perfect for UHPCs, as has been verified by the association of German cement manufacturers (VDZ) based on an analysis of compressive strength conducted to DIN EN 12390-3. Read More