South African startup Aerobotics raises $17M to scale its AI-for-agriculture platform

As the global agricultural industry stretches to meet expected population growth and food demand, and food security becomes more of a pressing issue with global warming, a startup out of South Africa is using artificial intelligence to help farmers manage their farms, trees, and fruits. Aerobotics is a South African startup that provides intelligent tools […] Continue reading South African startup Aerobotics raises $17M to scale its AI-for-agriculture platform

Stacking sheets of tissue builds better lab-grown meat

A pair of researchers at McMaster University’s School of Biomedical Engineering have developed a way of cultivating meat that not only does away with the animal, but also allows for greater control over the texture and taste of the end product.Continue… Continue reading Stacking sheets of tissue builds better lab-grown meat

Stacking sheets of tissue builds better lab-grown meat

A pair of researchers at McMaster University’s School of Biomedical Engineering have developed a way of cultivating meat that not only does away with the animal, but also allows for greater control over the texture and taste of the end product.Continue… Continue reading Stacking sheets of tissue builds better lab-grown meat

Cake teams up with Dometic for electric food delivery box

Electric moto maker Cake and mobile living brand Dometic have joined forces to develop a climate-controlled food delivery box, which rides on and is powered by the Ösa electric utility scooter/motorcycle.Continue ReadingCategory: Urban Transport, Trans… Continue reading Cake teams up with Dometic for electric food delivery box

Imagindairy plans to cut out the cow and make milk from yeast

An Israel-based startup is the latest looking to produce milk without a cow or any other even-toed ungulate. Co-founded by Professor Tamir Tuller of Tel Aviv University, Imagindairy is looking at ways to use bioengineered yeast cells to produce milk pr… Continue reading Imagindairy plans to cut out the cow and make milk from yeast

The Mouth-Watering World Of NIST Standard Foods

The National Institute Of Standards and Technology was founded on March 3, 1901 as the National Bureau of Standards, taking on its current moniker in 1988. The organisation is charged by the government with ensuring the uniformity of weights and measures across the United States, and generally helping out industry, …read more

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FDA approves first genetically modified pig for food and medical use

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a genetically modified pig for human consumption and therapeutic use. The pig is engineered to be free of a certain sugar molecule responsible for severe allergic reactions in some people.Continue … Continue reading FDA approves first genetically modified pig for food and medical use

XPrize launches a $15-million competition to develop alternative meats

The future of food security, sustainable agriculture and the environment as a whole call for a lower reliance on traditional meat products over the coming decades, and a newly announced XPrize contest puts this issue center stage. The Feed the Next Bil… Continue reading XPrize launches a $15-million competition to develop alternative meats