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All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

As we head into a new year, and start a new decade, here’s a look back at Quartz’s coverage of how the world got a little more complicated this year.
From algae to AI, the 12 themes experts predict will shape the world in 50 years

From algae to AI, the 12 themes experts predict will shape the world in 50 years

We asked 46 experts to answer 22 questions. Here are the topics that came up the most often.
Israel steps closer to winning the race to serve cultured meat

Israel steps closer to winning the race to serve cultured meat

An Israeli cell-cultured meat startup plans to break ground on the product's first pilot production facility.
The future of lab-grown meat is one scientific breakthrough away

The future of lab-grown meat is one scientific breakthrough away

Developing a perfect bioreactor is the biggest challenge the nascent lab-grown meat industry must now overcome.
Forget plant-based meat—lab-grown meat is the future

Forget plant-based meat—lab-grown meat is the future

Lab-grown meat isn’t just a fun science experiment. It has very real implications for our food systems right now.
Cotton candy machines inspired this breakthrough in lab-grown meat

Cotton candy machines inspired this breakthrough in lab-grown meat

Lab-grown meat is the future. But for it to take off, it's going to have to taste like the real thing. Scientists at at Harvard recently developed a breakthrough approach that could help.

Astronauts bioprint beef in space for the first time

Lab-grown meat is no longer confined to Earth -- Aleph Farms and partners have successfully grown meat in space for the first time. The experiment, conducted aboard the Russian section of the
People Keep Saying We'll Eat Lab-Grown Meat by 2040, But We've Heard That Before

People Keep Saying We'll Eat Lab-Grown Meat by 2040, But We've Heard That Before

For decades, we've heard that lab-grown meat is just around the corner. So what's the hold up?
Beef producers want lab-grown meat to be called something else entirely

Beef producers want lab-grown meat to be called something else entirely

Could this hurt sales for these potentially revolutionary products?
Burgers are just the beginning: Embracing the future of lab-grown everything

Burgers are just the beginning: Embracing the future of lab-grown everything

You’ve almost certainly heard of the 'farm to fork' movement, but what about 'lab to table'? Welcome to the fast-evolving world of lab-grown meat. Is this the future of food as we know it? The post
These are the science concepts you need to know to understand political life in 2019

These are the science concepts you need to know to understand political life in 2019

Issues anchored in science continued to play a growing role in politics and governance in 2018, and 2019 is shaping up to be much the…
There’s a new lab-grown meat startup on the block — and it has a secret weapon

There’s a new lab-grown meat startup on the block — and it has a secret weapon

Aleph Farms is developing lab-grown steaks with the same flavor, shape, texture, and structure as the real thing using beef cells isolated from living cows. Coming soon to a store near you? The post
The Oceans Are Running Out of Fish to Eat. Good Thing This Startup Is Growing Them in the Lab

The Oceans Are Running Out of Fish to Eat. Good Thing This Startup Is Growing Them in the Lab

Cellular agriculture is poised to change the way we eat for the better, and FinlessFoods is helping make it happen.
Silicon Valley wrestles with religion. Is high-tech “clean meat” kosher and halal?

Silicon Valley wrestles with religion. Is high-tech “clean meat” kosher and halal?

Leviticus has swept into Silicon Valley. For thousands of years, meat has come exclusively from sentient animals. And for a sizable portion of humanity, how…
The average American will eat the equivalent of 800 hamburgers in 2018

The average American will eat the equivalent of 800 hamburgers in 2018

The American appetite for meat is expected to hit an all-time high this year. Annual red-meat and poultry consumption in America will reach 222 pounds…
Would you eat “clean meat”?

Would you eat “clean meat”?

There’s no shortage of buzz among food-tech companies about how, once perfected, cell-cultured meats will reduce the amount of greenhouse gases we pump into the…
If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster

If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster

Switching to the vegan dream would be a nutritional nightmare for Americans. That’s according to new research published this week by the US National Academy…