Biting Into the First In Vitro Burger

17:47 minutes

Dutch scientists cooked up the first hamburger made from laboratory-grown meat. Researcher Nicholas Genovese, who is studying stem cell lines for in vitro meat, and journalist Josh Schonwald, who ate the burger, give us their review.

Segment Guests

Nicholas Genovese

Nicholas Genovese is a visiting scholar at the University of Missouri, Columbia in Columbia, Missouri.

Josh Schonwald

Josh Schonwald is a journalist and author of The Taste of Tomorrow: Dispatches from the Future of Food in Chicago, Illinois.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.