Brits in bid to create LAB-GROWN meat and SOLVE world hunger (Image: GETTY) Scientists from the University of Bath are growing animal cells on blades of grass in the hope of creating meat in the laboratory. The burning of fossil fuels for animal agriculture counts for almost 18 percent of all human greenhouse gas emissions which are slowly eradicating the ozone layer and leading to a warmer planet. And the demand is continuing to grow as the rise of emerging economies such as China put too much strain on the animal agriculture industry. Related articles Sainsbury’s are selling ‘safe’ bacon – but you need to act fast ‘Got it wrong TWICE!’ Livid vegetarian has 1 HOUR meltdown in McDonald This is why scientists are hoping to create meat in the laboratory in a bid to reduce carbon emissions and help minimise world hunger. The British scientists took stem cells from pigs and placed in a reactor in a laboratory. They then fed the cells a solution of glucose, amino acids, vitamins and minerals and placed the cells on blades of grass. The cells then multiply to eventually become mature muscle cells, which is the basis for the meat. The burning… Read full this story
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