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Meat in a jar! Make mine an in vitro steak please

Meat-in-a-jar Although growing meat in test tubes sounds terribly unappealing, it's something that researchers are working hard at figuring out. The push has become more concerted now that the meat industry is becoming recognized as one of the leading contributors to global warming.

Brand X takes a closer looks at recent developments in the field of mystery meat and why "the road to cultured chicken nuggets faces obstacles." To read Jason Gelt's story, click here.

Photo: Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times

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Ok, I admit that with the years that continue to pass, advances in technology and scientific research are more than admirable. Our generation is doing things, inventing things and making things happen at an alarming rate. While these advances benefit us and awe us....lets just drop that meat in a tube nonesense. Try it, see if it can be done BUT please, let it not be the way to go meat-wise.


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