Xenotransplantation

When Will Xenotransplantation of Pig Organs Be Possible?

We recently profiled eight companies creating exotic lab-based foods. Dubbed cellular agriculture, the technology to grow meat from animal cells has advanced swiftly in just a few years. One of the first commercial products just hit the menu at a Singaporean restaurant. At $23 for four chicken nuggets, it’s still more of a novelty than […]

How to Solve the Kidney Transplant Problem

We’ve written a fair amount on using technology to address mental health issues, and during that process we came across a study that said, “depression disproportionately affects those in poverty.” It doesn’t take an MBA to figure out that depression accompanies difficult – and sometimes unexpected – life circumstances. If you suddenly found out you had […]

Xenotransplantation – Harvesting Organs from Pigs

Every year, the average American eats 18 pounds of bacon whether that be alongside their eggs, in tandem with tomato and lettuce, covered in chocolate or just all by its lonesome. Go to any media platform and plug in the word “bacon” and you shall see for yourself, but the next time you take a […]