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Can I Get a Test Tube Burger and Some Fries?

Dutch scientists have developed a techinque to grow meat in a lab and plan to serve the world's first test tube hamburger this October. The meat is produced by putting stem cells of the animal in a nutrient broth with serum from a cow fetus, which grows into muscle cells and multiplies up to 30 times. The strips of meat contract like real muscles and are stretched on velcro to stay supple.
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A Test Tube Burger. Sound Good?

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (last year)

It’ the word’s burger made from artificial meat grown from stem cells in a lab. Mmm. Prof Mark Post will explain how he created the test-tube meat at his laboratory at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, before serving the res... Read Post

Test tube hamburgers to be served this year

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The world's first test tube hamburger will be served up this October after scientists perfected the art of growing beef in the lab. By generating strips of meat from stem cells researchers believe they can create a product that is i... Read Post

Ready for Fat-Free Test Tube Burgers?

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (last year)

A Dutch scientist hopes he'll change minds about the viability of test tube meat when his first genetically engineered hamburger, made from billions of stem cells, is served hot off the grill. Mark Post, the head of physiology at Ma... Read Post


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