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Lab-created meat: The taste of the future?

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Dutch Scientists have created strips of muscle tissue from stem cells from which they hope to make the world's first laboratory grown hamburger later this year.

The aim of the research, which was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Vancouver, is to develop a more efficient way of producing meat than rearing animals.

Science correspondent Pallab Ghosh reports from Vancouver on whether consumers have an the appetite for lab grown meat.


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