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In Vitro Leather Could Give "Lab Coat" a New Meaning

By Ashley P. Taylor | September 19, 2012 3:38 pm

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Scientists have been hankering after that in vitro burger for at least five years, and what they have is a tardy order for a patty expected to cost over $300,000. Now, biotech company Modern Meadows is focusing on another lab-grown cow product: leather. Tanned hide should be technologically simpler to manufacture in the lab than medium-rare muscle, the company hopes, as well as more appealing to consumers. Read More

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