January 21, 2013

First lab-grown hamburger to cost $395,000

Researchers are focusing their efforts on a more efficient (and less costly) way of producing artificial meat. We shouldn't be expecting it in our supermarkets for another 15 to 20 years.

Watch the video below on artificial meat at If Conference in London, courtesy of 3Ders.Org.

Related:

-- Andras Forgacs, CEO of Modern Medow answers questions about 3D printed meat on Reddit. "What is the input , what is the output ? Explain like I am five, for 1 kg of meat , what is needed ?"

-- A very thorough article from the BBC on US start-up Modern Meadow, which believes it can make artificial raw meat using a 3D bioprinter.

emily | 7:02 PM | 3D printed food
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