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Public concern is mounting about the health and environmental consequences of microfibres. Dr. Greg Altman sheds light on how plastics end up in and on the clothing we wear every day.

Vogue Business | 01/30/2020

Most consumers are unaware of the potentially harmful chemicals that can be found in skin care products and on clothing. Now a company outside Boston is leading the effort to replace artificial chemicals with natural silk protein.

Reuters | 01/30/2020

Dr. Greg Altman speaks with New York Magazine's The Cut about where skincare ingredients end up after application.

The Cut | 01/30/2020

The next wave of filler could lie in a silk-enhanced variation of hyaluronic acid.

ELLE Magazine | 11/19/2019

The co-founders are pioneering research into natural silk alternatives and received investment from Chanel.

Business of Fashion | 09/30/2019

Chanel backed her silkworm-sourced healthier fabric care.

Inc. | 09/16/2019

Evolved By Nature's green chemistry platform received recognition in the Health category.

Fast Company | 09/09/2019

Greg Altman calls his company, Evolved By Nature, a “green chemical company,” because it’s using biotechnology to unlock one of nature’s most elegant chemistries — natural silk.

Forbes | 08/26/2019

The luxury giant has invested in green chemistry start up Evolved by Nature, reflecting a broader strategy of investing in clean technology.

Business of Fashion | 06/11/2019

Evolved By Nature uses “activated silk” to give fabrics either moisture-wicking or water-resistant properties, or to give it a softer handfeel — replacing various toxic substances traditionally used on textiles.

Vogue Business | 05/31/2019

As female innovators start consumer-product businesses, they’re asking a new kind of question: “Is it good for me?”

Bloomberg Business | 05/06/2019

Greg Altman, Evolved By Nature’s CEO and cofounder, and his cofounder, Rebecca Lacouture, are concerned about how our body is absorbing the chemicals we wear and touch, and how that affects public health at large.

Fast Company | 04/26/2019

Silk Inc., the liquid silk pioneer that’s branched out from skincare to identify applications for its natural coating in the fashion world, just might replace all of the metals and chemicals that provide the performance benefits in your favorite nylon garments.

Sourcing Journal | 12/10/2018

Silk Inc., a biomaterials startup from Massachusetts, has secured 30 million US dollars earlier this month in an investment round which included the Kraft Group and Roy P. Disney. Using just silk cocoons and water, the company has developed [Activated] Silk, a natural replacement for petroleum-based finishing agents, additives and microplastics which are commonly used in the textile and cosmetics industries.

Fashion United | 10/24/2018

Fashion United | 10/24/2018

The investment round was led by Jeff Vinik, former manager of Fidelity's Magellan Fund.

WWD | 10/24/2018

WWD | 10/24/2018

WWD | 10/24/2018

The natural chemistry company joins 398 companies, projects and products from Google, Microsoft, Herman Miller, Carnegie Mellon, Nike, and others.

Boston Business Journal | 9/11/2018

A new range of beauty products containing pure silk have launched at Harrods.

Harper's Bazaar | 08/12/2018

Harper's Bazaar | 08/12/2018

Harper's Bazaar | 08/12/2018

Are silkworm cocoons the secret to baby-soft skin? That’s what Boston-based natural chemistry firm Silk Therapeutics is betting on.

Business of Fashion | 08/10/2018

The founders of Silk Inc. created a proprietary pure liquefied silk ideal for use in skin care, textiles and medical products.

Business of Fashion | 08/10/2018

There’s a lot of retro-chemicals in products we put on or in our bodies. This company wants to replace it with a new form of silk.

Fast Company | 12/11/2017

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