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Hopefully the use of animals for tissue incubation and harvesting is a bridge to a future when animals are no longer required for human tissue synthesis.

Artificial womb experiments are going well [1], as well as tissue synthesis for cultured meat (which is just animal muscle), so...maybe?

[1] https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/25/15421734/artificial-womb-...

Reminds me of the Bene Tleilax and their Axlotl tanks - presumed to be advanced technology but in reality female humans.

> when animals are no longer required

maybe an impossible burger?

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