Cell-based Meat Pioneer Raises Nearly $20 Million To Bring First Products To Market

Cell-based meat company Mosa Meat recently raised nearly $20 million after another round of Series B fundraising. The new funding—which is being led by Blue Horizon Ventures and backed by investors such as Mitsubishi Corporation, Target Global, and ArcTern Ventures—brings the Dutch company’s total investment financing to $75 million, after securing $55 million in September. Expanding […]

This Vegan Egg Cooks, Tastes, And Cracks Like A Chicken Egg

French startup Le Papondu (formerly Les Merveilloeufs) has created a whole vegan egg—complete with yolk and shell—that cooks, tastes, and cracks like a chicken egg. Formulated by biologists Philippine Soulères and Sheryline Thavisouk at Paris Ecole de Biologie Industrielle, the egg is composed of a proprietary mix of vegetable proteins that remain confidential. Le Papondu aimed to […]

More Evidence That a Low-Fat Vegan Diet Boosts Metabolism, Prevents Disease

Avoiding animal products can rev weight loss and reduce fat accumulation inside cells among overweight and obese people, suggests a recent randomized controlled trial. Trying a diet without added fats or animal products might be one way to jump-start your weight loss efforts. In a study published in November 2020 in JAMA Network Open, eating this way […]

What to know about vegan collagen

Scientists have developed techniques to use genetically engineered microorganisms, such as yeast, to make “vegan collagen.” However, products containing this substance are not widely available to consumers. People who follow a vegan diet take a comprehensive and strict approach to a plant-based diet and do not eat any animal products. Veganism can extend beyond diet […]

Are we courting another pandemic?

As we do our part by wearing masks and physically distancing, experts and government agencies are trying to contain and control COVID-19, while the cost is spiralling out of control. But it seems we need to be reminded that, most regrettably, we brought this upon ourselves. Earlier this year, we wrote about the correlation between animal exploitation […]

New Study Finds Goats Respond To Human Cues The Same Way Dogs Do

Researchers hope the study will lead to a better understanding of farmed animals’ cognitive abilities and their capacity to interact with humans. Goats can interpret human cues in the same way domesticated companions such as dogs do, according to a new study in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. The study—which was supported by grant money from Farm Sanctuary’s The […]

Indian Startup Makes Vegan Leather From Discarded Temple Flowers

Startup Phool is making “fleather” from flower waste while providing employment opportunities for Indian women. India-based startup Phool recently developed vegan leather from discarded flowers used for prayer ceremonies. Founded in 2017 by Ankit Agarwal and Prateek Kumar, the startup aims to address the waste created when the flowers are discarded into the Ganges river—where the drinking […]

Beyond Meat To Open Production Plants In China

The growing brand is expected to begin producing its vegan beef, pork, and chicken for the Chinese market by early 2021. Vegan brand Beyond Meat is building two production facilities in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang to manufacture its plant-based meat products, including vegan beef, pork, and chicken, for the Chinese market. Beyond Meat is the first […]

British Scientists Granted Permission To Genetically Modify Human Embryos

The Francis Crick Institute could begin the controversial experiments as early as March after the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) gave the green light this morning. The scientists want to deactivate genes in leftover embryos from IVF clinics to see if it hinders development. It will only be the second time in the world […]

Clone Your Pet Dog Or Cat To Keep Them Forever

The cost to clone 1 dog is $100,000 USD. There is only one company in the World that can clone your dog. The company is called Sooam Biotech Research Foundation and they are located in Seoul Korea. The person you need to contact is a Korean Scientist who handles all dog cloning inquires in the […]

The Artificial Womb Is Born: Welcome To The World Of The Matrix

The artificial womb exists. In Tokyo, researchers have developed a technique called EUFI — extrauterine fetal incubation. They have taken goat fetuses, threaded catheters through the large vessels in the umbilical cord and supplied the fetuses with oxygenated blood while suspending them in incubators that contain artificial amniotic fluid heated to body temperature.

Stem Cells Can Regenerate The Lens In Your Eye

Cataracts, a protein buildup that clouds the lens of the eye, is the leading cause of blindness around the world. In most cases the patient will eventually need surgery to replace the clouded lens with an artificial one, and for the 20 million people worldwide per year who get the surgery, it doesn’t always fully […]

Scientists Are Taking Apart Beer To Make The Next Antibiotics

The hops that make your beer delicious also fight disease. Hops, the flowers of a plant in the marijuana family, do more than make your beer taste bitter, citrusy, and delicious—they’ve been shown to have a number of positive health effects, including preventing neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, treating insomnia or anxiety, and even […]

High Tech Glasses Can Treat Lazy Eye

The first new treatment for the condition in 50 years For the 2 to 3 percent of children with amblyopia, or lazy eye, treatment options aren’t great. Since the characteristic poor vision is usually a result of weakened signals from the eye to the brain, kids have to wear patches for several hours per day […]

Would You Want To Be Buried In A Smart Coffin?

Hi-tech casket boasts a built-in screen for photos and social feeds, plus speakers and flashing lights ‘Coffin of the Future’ is currently only a concept by a West Midlands firm Includes a large screen to show a slideshow of photos and tweets Design also has colour-changing lights and speakers to project a eulogy There are currently no […]

Google Wants To Help You Go Solar – Expands Project Sunroof To 9 Major U.S. Regions

Making solar easier Google’s stated mission is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”. At first this mostly meant cataloguing and ranking web pages for search, but for many years now Google has ventured into the physical world with projects like Google Maps and Google Books. The latest project to […]

Do We Underestimate The Power Of Plants And Trees

Research suggests plants might be capable of more than we suspect. Some scientists – controversially – describe plants as “intelligent”. They argue a better understanding of their capabilities could help us solve some of the world’s thorniest problems. Four experts talk to the BBC World Service Inquiry programme about what plants can teach us. Stefano […]

The 8 Minute Surgery That Will Give You Superhuman Vision. Forever.

A new bionic eye lens currently in development would give humans 3x 20/20 vision, at any age. The lens, named the Ocumetics Bionic Lens, was developed by Dr. Garth Webb, an optometrist in British Columbia who was looking for a way to optimize eyesight regardless of a person’s health or age. With this remarkable lens, patients […]

Scientists Prove DNA Can Be Reprogrammed By Words And Frequencies

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” ― Nikola Tesla The human DNA is a biological internet and superior in many aspects to the artificial one. Russian scientific research directly or indirectly explains phenomena such as clairvoyance, intuition, spontaneous and remote acts of healing, […]

Scientists Have Found That Memories May Be Passed Down Through Generations In Our DNA

New research from Emory University School of Medicine, in Atlanta, has shown that it is possible for some information to be inherited biologically through chemical changes that occur in DNA. During the tests they learned that that mice can pass on learned information about traumatic or stressful experiences – in this case a fear of […]