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Frankenfood to the Rescue!

in-vitro-steak-150.jpgIn-vitro meat — that is, meat produced in a lab without ever being a part of a living animal — could be the solution to many problems: pollution associated with raising livestock, famines, ethical dilemmas. However, it's currently "'creamy in color with a texture that falls somewhere between Jell-O and SPAM' and 'cost[s] $45,000 per pound,'" so it seems like it's maybe a ways off. [Esquire]

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