One of the serious challenges that cultivated (or lab-grown) meat has to overcome is finding affordable and readily available raw materials. Although some are easily scalable, like sugar and amino acids, more complex materials likely require a new industry of their own, or innovation from old industries. For example, the industrial-enzymes industry can mass produce food-grade insulin needed for cell growth, while farmers can provide the cells being used to grow the meat in the lab.
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Why Do Modern Pop Songs Have So Many Credited Writers?
The music industry has changed dramatically over the last few decades – with the number of songwriters credited on number one hits more than doubling. This is due to a combination of factors, including money, the computer and a changing definition of what songwriting is. For example, if The Beatles’ classic “I Feel Fine” was released today, it would likely have four writers credited instead of two, due to the influence of producers, samples and interpolations. With the rise of lawsuits, artists now preemptively add songwriter credits to their songs, even if the similarities between their song and the source material are coincidental. It all goes to show that the music industry is becoming more complex and competitive. Read full article here