In Better News – 14.09.17

Nach einem Monat will ich mal die wöchentlichen guten Nachrichten aus Wissenschaft, Kultur und Technik fortsetzen. Diesmal u.a. mit tierfreiem Fleisch, einem kompostierbarem Auto und jede Menge guter Nachrichten aus dem Bereich der erneuerbaren Energien.

A New Gene Editing Breakthrough Could Allow Us to Transplant Pig Organs Into Humans

A team of researchers from Harvard and eGenesis have genetically engineered pigs, removing viruses to make transplanting their organs into humans safer. This could be a game changing development for the future of organ transplants.

Ohio State researchers report breakthrough in cell regeneration

In what researchers consider a major scientific leap, a team at Ohio State University has discovered a new way of turning skin cells into any type of cells the body might need, a technology that has limitless potential, from regenerating a wounded limb to repairing a brain after stroke to healing a damaged heart.

Bill Gates and Richard Branson Back Startup That Grows ‘Clean Meat’

Cargill Inc., one of the largest global agricultural companies, has joined Bill Gates and other business giants to invest in a nascent technology to make meat from self-producing animal cells amid rising consumer demand for protein that’s less reliant on feed, land and water.

Dutch students ‘grow’ a biodegradable car made of beet sugar and flax