First test-tube burger created, eaten

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Monday, August 05, 2013

Reuters: The world's first laboratory-grown beef burger was flipped out of a petri dish and into a frying pan on Monday.

Grown in-vitro from cattle stem cells at a cost of 250,000 euros ($332,000), the burger was cooked and eaten in front of television cameras to gain the greatest media coverage for the culmination of a five-year science experiment.

 

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