‘No longer kill animals’: Bill Gates, Richard Branson back ‘clean meat’ start-up

The world’s richest man, Bill Gates, and fellow billionaire Richard Branson have joined other business giants investing in a nascent technology to make meat from self-producing animal cells. The Silicon Valley start-up they back hopes to tap rising consumer demand for protein that’s less reliant on feed, land and water. Memphis Meats produces beef, chicken and duck directly from animal cells … [Read more…]