Science and Technology : Scientists are working to make cows obsolete

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    In the Spirit of Ridiculous,


    Scientists are working to make cows obsolete


    ... We depend on cows for food, clothing, and sometimes even insulin. Cattle, though, are expensive and inefficient—each cow drinks a bathtub of water and emits three times that volume of methane daily. There are also the ethics of animal slaughter. But we might no longer need the cow ...

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    http://www.businessinsider.com/scientists-are-working-to-make-cows-obsolete-2016-4?r=UK&IR=T

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    Sandra Mu/Getty Cows are becoming useless thanks to science


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    HOW SCIENCE WILL MAKE COWS OBSOLETE


    ... Scientists are synthesizing the substances we normally get from cows by using bovine cells, yeast, and even bacteria.


    Meat
    Since tissue engineer Mark Post debuted an in vitro burger in 2013, several companies have tried to create tasty, scalable test-tube meat. Though Memphis Meats recently unveiled a cultured meatball, two challenges—chewability and cost—have derailed other attempts ...



    http://www.popsci.com/find/The Synthetic Butcher Shop

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