Fridges are turning into data centers, while home deliveries or “dark kitchens” replace restaurants.
Meanwhile, concern for sustainability is growing.
There are already 75 million vegans and vegetarians - would they eat a steak grown from cells in a lab?
Innovators make lamps from floating bioluminescent bacteria.
Others try to isolate their DNA to breed glow-in-the-dark puppies.
Between “Biomimickry” and “Biohacking”, Europe needs to find its ethical principles and political role - or risks losing out to its US neighbor.