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The world’s first lab-grown beef burger, the result of years of research by Dutch scientist Mark Post at the University of Maastricht. Reuters/David Parry/pool

No animal required, but would people eat artificial meat?

We might be able to grow artificial meat but are people really prepared to eat such produce over meat from farmed animals?
Dr Mark Post and his bred-in-a-bucket burger. Would you? David Parry/PA

Eight questions that need answers about lab-bred meat

The launch of the lab-bred “meat” in London was a masterly act of timing, theatre, and media management. But now that rabbit is out of the hat, there are questions that need to be asked, and answers that…
Forget the farm – meat can be grown in a petri dish. But is it a ‘world first’? EPA/David Parry

World’s first lab-grown burger? Don’t forget the semi-living steak

When “the world’s first laboratory-grown burger” was unveiled, cooked and eaten last week, the story received saturation news coverage. But was it really the first? Or was this story served up to a ravenous…

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