Gallery: First Test Tube Grown Hamburger Set to Debut by Fall 2012


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Mark Post’s test tube hamburger that we heard about last November is reportedly going to be ready for consumption by Autumn of 2012. Announced at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Vancouver this past Sunday, the scientist’s admittedly less than appetizing petri dish skeletal muscle tissue is in the laboratory phase with a goal to assemble into an edible burger by fall. The project has been able to move forward thanks to 250,000 euro in funds from a private investor.

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