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
Apr. 28, 2016 A research team is studying the Atlantic brant goose in Canada’s Hudson Bay region. The bird's population has been on a moderate decline, and the team is looking to seen if ... read more
Apr. 27, 2016 A strain of beneficial nitrogen-fixing bacteria has spread across California, researchers have discovered, demonstrating that beneficial bacteria can share some of the same ... read more
Apr. 27, 2016 An international research team has observed cell fusion in flowering plants for the first time in more than a century. The discovery demystifies how plants prevent the attraction of excessive pollen ... read more
Apr. 30, 2016 New research found many products marketed as 'first finger foods' for babies failed to meet American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations that they be small, soft and easy to ... 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