Using stem cells from cattle, scientists have successfully synthesized the first edible beef in a laboratory. The discovery could ease demand for land-raised meat while lessening the environmental impact from meat consumption. Would you try a burger from the lab? Jim and Margery opened the lines to hear from callers. Tweet us, or comment on our Facebook page or in the comments below.
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