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£250,000 synthetic burger may not be to everyone’s taste

| July 30, 2013

The burger that will weigh in at 5oz, has cost £250,000 to produce, and could create a slice of history. The world’s first stem cell burger, which has been grown in a laboratory, will be cooked and eaten in London next Monday in an experiment which could lead to artificial meat in supermarkets within 10 years.

Scientists are hoping the development will meet the growing worldwide demand for beef, lamb, pork and chicken. It is the brainchild of Mark Post, a medical physiologist at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

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