Scientists have figured out how to grow real meat in a lab, no animal required

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For people who have chosen not to eat meat or animal products for ethical reasons, one of the biggest arguments against the practice is that the animals that are harvested for their bodies are often treated incredibly poorly by their owners. We've all seen the horrific images taken (often secretly) from within mega-farms where an animal's quality of life is secondary to the efficiency with which they can be turned into profit. But what if we could have meat without animal casualties?

A pretty incredible new movement is underway to develop lab-grown meat products that are produced without the need for animals to be slaughtered. It's called cellular agriculture, and a new report from NPR discusses the fact that not only is the technology advancing at a breakneck pace, but that lab-grown meats are already being consumed by humans.

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