Meet Lisa Dyson the black woman using technology to convert air into edible meat
- A black eco-entrepreneur by name Dr Lisa Dyson is using an interesting biotechnology to convert air into edible meat
- The technology involves the use of microbes that use CO2 in the air to produce different kinds of meat varieties
- The technological know-how that was chiefly deployed and modified to aid in the production of the air protein was actually developed by NASA all through the 1960s
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Black eco-entrepreneur Dr Lisa Dyson and her co-founder, Dr John Reed, have discovered an interesting technology that uses microbes to make protein from the air.
According to Gotechdaily.com, the technology would help save the planet from climate change as it involves the use of carbon dioxide (CO2) as a raw material for meat production with the use of microbes.
At the same time, the brilliant discovery provides a great alternative to getting healthy meat that does not harm any animal and could be used by vegetarians without feeling guilty.
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See a video of Dr Lisa Dyson's presentation on TED Talk below:
Although it is made with a fraction of the environmental footprint, Dr Dyson's meat is reported to be just as tasty and nutritious as typical meat.
Speaking of how the ingenious idea started, Dr Dyson mentioned that it all began with the passion of she and her co-founder to combat climate change by recycling carbon into a different useful material.
“We wished to leverage science for the betterment of the earth, and we were influenced by this concept of, ‘remaking how items are made’ by way of carbon transformation,” she explained.
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Reports indicate that the technological know-how that was chiefly deployed and modified to aid in the production of the air protein was actually developed by NASA all through the 1960s.
In another interesting report, the College of Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has held a demonstration exercise to outdoor a newly made prototype ventilator.
In a news report by Peacefmonline.com, it is confirmed that the innovation brought on board the Ghana Health Service (GHS) as well as the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) to ensure the highest standards are met.
Professor Mark Adom-Asamoah, who is the Provost of the Engineering College said in an interview that the project needs to be fully developed so as to help patients who might need such assistance to breathe.
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