Vladimir Mironov

Apr. 25, 2008

Towards Test-Tube Meat?

This week, animal rights group PETA announced the group would offer a million-dollar prize for the development of commercially-viable 'test-tube meat' -- real meat grown through a lab process, not from a live animal. We'll talk about the possibility, and

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