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.
AP (June 10, 2014) After years of struggling to make a profit farming his black-eyed peas, Trey Nickels decided to try something new. Now the Texas farmer has turned the dinner plate staple into vodka. (June 10)
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Jan. 10, 2015) Twenty-three dogs, which were once destined to be served on a dinner plate in South Korea, are awaiting homes after being rescued from a dogmeat farm in Seoul. Nathan Frandino reports.
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Howdini (May 19, 2014) You can't beat fresh, sweet corn on the cob, but picking all the little bits of silk off can turn a quick side dish into something time-consuming. Fine Cooking's Nicki Sizemore has a trick for ... watch video
May 25, 2016 A female Blanding's turtle believed to be at least 83 years old was captured at a forest reserve this week. Researchers say it is the oldest well-documented Blanding's turtle ... read more
May 25, 2016 While a lot is already known about plant perception, our ecological understanding of plants has largely focused on seeing plants as the sum of a series of building blocks or traits. A new collection ... read more
May 23, 2016 A team of bioengineering researchers has decoded the mechanism that bacteria use to make life-or-death decisions during extremely tough times. The fundamental find could have ... read more
May 25, 2016 A biologist has shown that freshwater communities experienced significantly lower disparity between common and rare species in favorable, low-stress environments. Conversely, ... read more
May 20, 2014 The scientific progress that has made it possible to dream of a future in which faulty organs could be regrown from stem cells also holds potential as an ethical and greener source for meat. So say ... read more
July 14, 2011 Meat grown using tissue engineering techniques, so-called 'cultured meat', would generate up to 96% lower greenhouse gas emissions than conventionally produced meat, according to a new ... read more