Sources: Maastricht Univ., CNN, NBC News
quote: Synthetic meat will one day be cheaper than animal meat, and that can only be a good thing.
quote: Lab-grown "meat" is better than trash, not worse.
quote: How myopic do you have to be to speak in such absolute terms?
quote: We use artificial sweeteners instead of sugar. We use a plethora of artificial flavors in various foods products. We already have artificial crab meat made from cheaper fish.
quote: It's going to happen.
quote: nature isn't particularly efficient at creating meat
quote: Actually, critical thinking would allow you to see that since they have proven that lab-grown meat is possible that relating it to living in space and flying cars is totally silly.
quote: For a lot of people, meat that has the potential of costing 1/10 the price has a lot of appeal and it's certainly not the pipe dream you think it is.
quote: As for taste I imagine they will eventually get it quite similar and people will get used to it.
quote: We use artificial sweeteners instead of sugar. We use a plethora of artificial flavors in various foods products.
quote: Dude we don't even have synthetic meat yet
quote: Dude we don't even have synthetic meat yet, and you're already predicting......It's disgusting! Nobody wants it.
quote: Human population growth rate is exponential. There simply is not enough arable land for pastures to feed cattle and livestock with.
quote: Too bad we can't send all the idiots like you to Australia
quote: The landmass of Earth is barely being utilized. We could fit the entire population of the planet in Australia if we built vertically. So where are you getting that there's not enough arable land? Post links please!
quote: Serious question.
quote: There simply is not enough arable land for pastures to feed cattle and livestock with.
quote: We're not clear cutting forests for farm land
quote: Farming livestock currently occupies 30% of all land on the planet
quote: commercial meat industry, which keeps animals in pen-confined conditions
quote: could care less
quote: One key advantage of test-tube meat is that it lacks hormones -- including testosterone and estrogen that are found in low levels in human meat and are taken up during lipid absorption in the small intestine.