Tech & Science Daily: Can meat be grown in space?

·1-min read
International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft (REUTERS)
International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft (REUTERS)

A team of scientists on the ISS are carrying out experiments to see if they can grow meat in zero-gravity.

The aim is to see if they can create a source of food for future humans who set up colonies on the moon or other planets.

The experiment was dreamt up by Aleph Farms, an Israeli company that specialises in growing meat from cells on earth.

Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter appears to have moved a step closer, as he met with top execs from the social network.

They met on Sunday, with the Tesla owner claiming a deal could be done as soon as this week.

Researchers in China have found the males of a spider species catapult females off them after mating.

Experts say it’s to stop them being eaten by the females.

The EU has agreed on new rules which tech firms like Meta and Google will have to adhere to.

Under the ‘Digital Services Act’, they’ll have to be quicker at removing illegal content and goods, take stricter action on the spread of misinformation and explain how their algorithms work.

Plus photos leak of the Pixel watch, how customers of the big mobile networks overpay and are underserved, and Google introduces ‘inclusive language’ function.

Listen here, or here:

You can find us on your Spotify Daily Drive or wherever you stream your podcasts.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting