Month: January 2019

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The 4th International conference on cultured meat highlights (3) – Bioreactors development

The 4th international conference on cultured meat was held in Maastricht, in the Netherlands between 2-4 December. Scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs were there to discuss tissue engineering, medium chemistry, bioreactor engineering, and other social science aspects. For those who missed the event, here are some highlights from the event. The most talked about challenge from […]

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The 4th International conference on cultured meat highlights (2) – Tissue formation and biomaterial

The 4th international conference on cultured meat was held in Maastricht, in the Netherlands between 2-4 December. Scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs were there to discuss tissue engineering, medium chemistry, bioreactor engineering, and other social science aspects. For those who missed the event, here are some highlights from the event. In the ‘Tissue formation and biomaterial’ […]

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Film review: Dinner for few

Not until recently I come across this award-winning short animation ‘Dinner for few’. The producer Nassos Vakalis was inspired by the then Greek financial crisis and tried to reflect the unfairness of the current system via a sociopolital metaphor. Artistic films like this are an interesting medium from which to convey subtle messages and if […]