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Meat of the future might be quite different from meat of the past. Stanley Kubrick, photographer, LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ6-2352.

So far cultured meat has been burgers – the next big challenge is animal-free steaks

It's relatively easy to grow a bunch of animal cells to turn into a burger. But to grow a steak made of cultured meat is a trickier task. Bioengineers must create organized, three-dimensional tissues.

Lab-grown human cartilage – and it works

Researchers in Columbia have, for the first time, grown fully-functional human cartilage in a laboratory. The tissue was…

A new dimension of cell growth research

Cell growth has been given another dimension as researchers learn to measure and classify the shapes cells take in different…

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