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  1. Science

    The World’s First Lab-Grown Burger Got Eaten Today, Apparently Wasn’t That Bad

    Remember that lab-grown stem cell burger we told you about last week? Well, a few food critics actually got the chance to taste the "burger" in central London today, and they said it's actually pretty good. It's still not meat, but hey, it's better than a veggie burger. Those things are the worst.

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  2. Science

    World’s First Lab-Grown Hamburger Gets a Taste Test This Week

    The world's first hamburger grown entirely in a laboratory will be served in London this week, apparently to the anonymous donor who las largely funded its creation. Here's hoping the meat, which is reportedly grey in color with a slippery, squid-like consistency before cooking, proves worth the almost $400,000 that's already gone into creating it.

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  3. Science

    Synthetic Hamburger Patty Grown in Test Tubes Only Cost $325,000 to Make

    Have you ever wanted to just eat a burger without that sinking feeling that somewhere, a cow's family has declared you their mortal enemy? You could get your chance in just a few weeks when a beef hamburger created from entirely lab-grown cells hits the grill in London. If you're intent on sampling the petri dish patty, though, you'll want to bring your checkbook, as this proof of principle for lab-grown meat cost an estimated $325,000 to make.

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