thoughts of food

Lab-grown rib-eye is now a thing

“A little over two years after Israel-based start-up Aleph Farms unveiled the world’s first lab-grown steak, the company has now revealed a much more complex, thick-cut rib-eye steak. Cultivated using a novel 3D bioprinting technology, the company suggests it now […]

under the microscope

Stem cells can now grow in 3D. 

Until now, researchers and doctors had to grow programmed stem cells on 2D surfaces. This means they needed a lot of space. Now, Stanford researchers have figured out how to do this in 3D with a special polymer-based gel, reducing […]

retail therapy

Amazon patents on-demand clothing. 

Last week we learned about 3D knitting enabling real-time creation of clothing. This week Amazon makes the news with its patent around on-demand clothing manufacturing. From the patent: “By aggregating orders from various geographic locations and coordinating apparel assembly processes […]