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Artificial Meat Can Feed 2,650 Villagers for $240 Per Pound – Dutch Researchers

Artificial Meat Can Feed 2,650 Villagers for $240 Per Pound – Dutch Researchers

We’ve seen artificial meat in laboratories and one-off multi-thousand dollar dinners, but can this artificially grown meat support a community? Dutch researchers from the Wagenigen University want to

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Scientists Sucessfuly Create First Ever Cloned Embryo from Adult Cells

Scientists Sucessfuly Create First Ever Cloned Embryo from Adult Cells

Just over one decade after successfully cloning Dolly the sheep, scientists have cloned the first human embryo from adult cells. The breakthrough could pave the way to personalized organ transplants and

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McDonald’s to Add Lab-Grown ‘Chicken’ McNuggets to its Menu

McDonald’s to Add Lab-Grown ‘Chicken’ McNuggets to its Menu

McDonald's just announced it will be the first fast food restaurant in the United States to add lab-grown meat to its menu. Following the success of Sergey Brin's lab-grown burger experiment in London

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ACES’ 3D Printing BioPen Could Redraw the Way We Approach Bone Surgery

ACES’ 3D Printing BioPen Could Redraw the Way We Approach Bone Surgery

Fabricating artificial bones is one of the most interesting byproducts of the 3D-printing revolution. In the latest development, Australian researchers developed a BioPen that deposits regenerative stem

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Faux Meat Throwdown: Would You Eat Sergey Brin’s Lab-Grown Beef Burger or Twitter-Backed Beyond Meat Chicken Strips?

Faux Meat Throwdown: Would You Eat Sergey Brin’s Lab-Grown Beef Burger or Twitter-Backed Beyond Meat Chicken Strips?

This week we watched as taste testers sunk their teeth into the world's first lab-grown beef hamburger, which cost $332,000 to grow and was funded in part by Google's Sergey Brin. Meanwhile, there are

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Chinese Scientists Grow False Teeth From Human Urine

Chinese Scientists Grow False Teeth From Human Urine

Over the years scientists have made false teeth from a variety of materials - from cuspids crafted out of animal bone to chompers made from wood and gold. However a group of Chinese scientists just

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MIT Team Creates Genetic Circuits From Bacteria That Remember Logical Functions

MIT Team Creates Genetic Circuits From Bacteria That Remember Logical Functions

A team of engineers from MIT has created genetic circuits in bacterial cells that can not only perform logic functions, but also remember the results. These functions can then be encoded within the

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South Korean Scientists Announce Plan To Clone a Woolly Mammoth

South Korean Scientists Announce Plan To Clone a Woolly Mammoth

It has been 10,000 years since woolly mammoths last roamed the earth, but if scientists in South Korea have their way the giant creatures could come back to life. Russian academics have signed a deal with

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New Technique Could Allow Lab Mice to be Replaced with Neurons Grown from Human Stem Cells

New Technique Could Allow Lab Mice to be Replaced with Neurons Grown from Human Stem Cells

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has developed a technique that could allow tissue grown from human stem cells to replace lab mice in experiments with Botulinum toxin. The toxin -- which is regarded by

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Researchers Successfully Create Artificial Blood

Researchers Successfully Create Artificial Blood

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have successfully created artificial, oxygen-carrying red blood cells that they believe could go into human medical trials in as little as two years. The cells

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New Technique Grows Dental Implants Right in Your Mouth

New Technique Grows Dental Implants Right in Your Mouth

If only we were like sharks -- or perhaps like ourselves as kindergartners. But alas, when a full grown human loses a full grown tooth there are only two options - dentures or dental implants. Until now -

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“Pixie Dust” Used to Regrow Limbs of Wounded Soldiers

“Pixie Dust” Used to Regrow Limbs of Wounded Soldiers

It sounds too good to be true: a substance called Pixie Dust that is capable of re-growing human limbs. But it's real, and it's already being used by surgeons to save wounded soldiers in Afghanistan. The

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