When we look back on today and on how we raise and slaughter billions of animals to make our hamburgers and our handbags.We are being wasteful and indeed crazy. According the article, he said that “today we maintain a global herd of 60 billion animals to provide our meat, dairy, eggs and leather goods? And over the next few decades, as the world’s population expands to 10 billion, this will need to nearly double to 100 billion animals.”
The picture of the guy called:Andras Forgacs
He with his crew developed the Leather and meat. How they did ?
They took the cell of the animals , then can be used to grow biological products like tissues and organs. Already in medicine, biofabrication techniques have been used to grow sophisticated body parts, like ears, windpipes, skin, blood vessels and bone, that have been successfully implanted into patients. And beyond medicine, biofabrication can be a humane, sustainable and scalable new industry.
And they crew begin by reimagining leather. I emphasize leather because it is so widely used. It is beautiful, and it has long been a part of our history. Growing leather is also technically simpler than growing other animal products like meat. It mainly uses one cell type, and it is largely two-dimensional. It is also less polarizing for consumers and regulators. Until biofabrication is better understood, it is clear that, initially at least, more people would be willing to wear novel materials than would be willing to eat novel foods, no matter how delicious. In this sense, leather is a gateway material, a beginning for the mainstream biofabrication industry. If we can succeed here, it brings our other consumer bioproducts like meat closer on the horizon.
If in the future ,can solve. I think is good way to open and educational, and this is in contrast to the hidden, guarded and remote factories where leather and meat is produced today. We need to move past just killing animals as a resource to something more civilized and evolved.