Future Meat, Minus the Animals
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Future Meat, Minus the Animals

Today’s Future Bites brings you the future of meat… maybe.  Here’s Singularity Weblog with the latest on lab-grown animal tissue for human consumption. The motivation for growing meat flesh in-vitro, without the animal, is many-fold.  After all, growing animals for consumption requires vast amounts of water, grain, fertilizer, land area and oil.  Not to mention … Continue reading

The Future of Cake
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The Future of Cake

This week, I’m putting the “bite” back into Future Bites with a look at cake trends.  Believe it or not, there’s not a lot of prognostication out there about what the cake of the future might look like.  Which I personally find shocking, considering how many people are affected by cake every day.  But I … Continue reading

Sustainable Seafood Scales Up
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Sustainable Seafood Scales Up

Here’s some heartening sustainability news to file under this week’s Future Bites: Co.exist is reporting that grocery store giant Safeway is boosting the sustainable fishing industry in a big way. This is good because sustainable fishing (like sustainable agriculture) reduces pollution and resource depletion, ensuring that future generations will be able to access the same … Continue reading