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Researchers are developing a countertop bioreactor that could grow edible plants cells in a kitchen

by Futures Centre, Nov 7
1 minute read

Doesn’t sound very appetising – and i don’t really want to think about the scenarios in which this would be a mainstream idea – but perhaps this is still better than soylent green…

In The Future, You Could Eat This Edible Goo You Grow In Your Kitchen

While he worked in a lab as a PhD student, growing cells from berry plants that would later be used in pharmaceuticals or cosmetic manufacturing, Finnish researcher Lauri Reuter couldn’t stop thinking about something. “I always thought, what do these things taste like?” he says.


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