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Hey, hippieocrite - would you eat this?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Weapon X, Apr 1, 2003.

  1. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    Petri Steak

    A team of NASA-funded researchers at New York's Touro College are trying to put an end to arguments that spoil summer barbeques.

    They have found a way to grow meat in a laboratory, meaning no animals have to be slaughtered and no vegetarians have to be miffed.

    The team started by growing goldfish tissue in cell fluid, but claim the process could be adapted to sprout select cuts of beef.

    The current problem is texture as the meat just doesn't feel enough like meat. It turns out that unlike cows in a pasture, lab meat doesn't get much exercise - a hurdle that could be overcome by stimulating small, edible capillary-like tubes with an electric charge.



    If this stuff ever works out, it'll be great. But the dummies looking to fit in because they can't throw a ball will still be complaining because goats will be farmed for substances waaay stronger than Kevlar (look into Nexxia).
     
  2. ctrl+alt+del

    ctrl+alt+del Guest

    yeah, some people will try to find anything that will make them ddifferent and get them attention.


    but i think that new meat shit would be big, especially if they got it to taste and feel the same. i know i would rather eat that then a dead cow. i dont like knowing that im eating some dead animal that was previously grazing in a meadow, but they taste so good!
     
  3. killtheradio

    killtheradio Member

    Joined: Dec 20, 2002 Messages: 375 Likes Received: 1
    count me out.....awww morning star
     
  4. krie

    krie Guest

  5. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

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  6. sneak

    sneak Guest

    if they can do the same for chicken then im sold...
     
  7. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 234
    ive been a vegetarian for a little over 5 years now... and id still rather eat meat than something a scientist grew in a fucking petri dish.
    maybe im just paranoid, but no thanks.
     
  8. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    i wanna be frozen so I can be thawed out to live in the time of replicators. I know what you mean, seeking - it'd be wierd, but I'm all for progress, even if it is wierd at first. anyway, i'm sure the meat industry would not allow this to reach people like us if this actually could work out.
     
  9. TEE_rase_war

    TEE_rase_war Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 6, 2001 Messages: 1,717 Likes Received: 1
    do you live close, near or around a tunnel X???
     
  10. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    I'm a Leaf fan. My screen name is a reference to a character/plot from Marvel Comics.
     
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