Friday, June 23, 2006

Test Tube Meat Nears Dinner Table

From Wired News:

Edible, lab-grown ground chuck that smells and tastes just like the real thing might take a place next to
Quorn at supermarkets in just a few years, thanks to some determined meat researchers. Scientists routinely grow small quantities of muscle cells in petri dishes for experiments, but now for the first time a concentrated effort is under way to mass-produce meat in this manner.


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