The latest issue of Tissue Engineering magazine has a paper in it on viable ways of growing edible meat in the lab. The researchers say that being able to grow cultured meat could have a profound impact on the environment, animal welfare, and even human health (the meat’s composition could be tweaked to provide better nutrition). The trick is making it palatable and overcoming the likely ick factor.
Here’s the PR.
[Note: In case you missed it, “wendy meat” refers to the vat-grown human meat featured in Rudy Rucker’s Wares series of novels.