October 19, 2015

Lab-Grown Steak will be Good for Cows, Land and Environment

By Marian Tupy
As Professor Jesse Ausubel, a member of the HumanProgress advisory board, writes, the world consumes some 50 million tons of beef a year. Unfortunately, cows need to roam (land), eat (corn) and evacuate (green-house gases). And then, of course, there is the killing of the poor creatures themselves. A solution to the above ethical, economic and environmental problems may be around the corner. Thanks to human ingenuity, we may soon be able to enjoy an affordable lab-grown meat that will taste and nourish just like the real thing.  For more, check out the BBC.