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Taste Testing the Lab Grown Burger

Date:
August 5, 2013
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Summary:
A slice of history is served up as the world's first test-tube burger, made from lab-grown meat, is cooked and eaten in London. Hayley Platt asks if artificial food will be the answer to food shortages.


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AP (Aug. 5, 2013) — The world's first test tube burger was cooked and eaten in a demonstration of "cultured beef" technology. Volunteers said it lacked flavor, but its developer hopes lab-grown meat can help the environment and feed a growing population.
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Tasting the World's First Test Tube Burger

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Newsy (Aug. 5, 2013) — The burger was grown in a laboratory with stem cells from dead cattle.
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