Category: Local Monitor News

Researchers: No-Kill, Lab-Grown Meat Will Be $291 Million Industry In Five Years

Despite rising demand for cultured meat and other cellular agriculture products, scaling up production and gaining public acceptance remain challenges, according to industry experts. Cellular agriculture refers to the bio-technology — such as tissue engineering and synthetic biology — to create products that would otherwise be produced using traditional agriculture methods. In the case of

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Popcorn With SDMNEWS: Netflix’s ‘Outside The Wire’ Is Both Ambitious And Formulaic

“Do you trust me?” This question is often repeated in Netflix’s newest sci-fi film, but in the game of geopolitical war, can anyone be trusted? A story about military distrust in the future battleground of a Cold War-era setting is a solid premise for a mid-budget thriller. Netflix, however, tries to take this premise a

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CICELY TYSON NOW AN ANCESTOR

Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cicely Tyson, who distinguished herself in theater, film and television, died on Thursday afternoon. She was 96. “I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas

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VIDEO: With a Disney Film Behind Him, ‘Papa Jay’ Shifts Gears With Brand New Single

In securing his first film role in the Disney biopic “Safety,” 12-year-old actor Thaddeus J. Mixson brought the character of Fahmarr McElrathbey to light. The newly-released streaming movie focuses on the life and times of former Clemson University safety, Ray McElrathbey, and his little brother, Fahmarr. It’s an inspirational and thought-provoking film that highlights the

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VIDEO: Jackson State Coach Deion Sanders Looks To Level the Playing Field for HBCUs

Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion “Prime Time” Sanders learned the value of movement after purchasing his first “iced out” Rolex in his rookie season with the Atlanta Falcons. His multi-diamond timepiece wasn’t working properly — or so he thought, until the jeweler told him to move his arm. “The Rolex works off movement,” Sanders

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Photos: Robert E. Lee Monument In Richmond Turned Into Community Gathering Place For BLM

RICHMOND, Va. —  As fencing is set to be installed Jan. 25 around the 130-year-old Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Va., in preparation for its removal, the monument itself has become an unlikely symbol of hope and persistence for many in the surrounding communities. Gov. Ralph S. Northam ordered the removal of the Confederate

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