I Avoided Fake Meat for Years. That Was a Big Mistake

I Avoided Fake Meat for Years. That Was a Big Mistake

I'll have a steak as a special treat, but Elisabeth went off beef for environmental reasons a couple of years ago.While the beans cooked in the pressure cooker, the Impossible Burger browned on the stove.

A Crispr Cow Is Born. It’s Definitely a Boy

A Crispr Cow Is Born. It’s Definitely a Boy

A close look at his DNA would expose just how unpredictable Crispr gene editing can be, and how much more scientists still need to learn before the technology can become routine practice for animal reproduction.

Alt-Meat Trounces Animal Meat's Massive Inefficiencies

Alt-Meat Trounces Animal Meat's Massive Inefficiencies

Compare this years-long lead time with that for plant-based or clean meat , where a manufacturing facility can have finished product rolling off the line in hours or days.

A More Humane Livestock Industry, Brought to You By Crispr

A More Humane Livestock Industry, Brought to You By Crispr

Cow 401 and her herdmates were the product of two and a half years of research, Van Eenennaam’s attempt to create a strain of gene-edited cattle specially suited to the needs of the beef industry.

The Government's Role in the Rise of Lab-Grown Meat

The Government's Role in the Rise of Lab-Grown Meat

The Government's Role in the Rise of Lab-Grown MeatA small scale production line of the leghemoglobin for a plant-based hamburger is displayed during a media tour of Impossible Foods labs and processing plant in Redwood City, California.Beck Diefenbach/ReutersLast month, the US Department of Agriculture and FDA convened to debate meat: what it is and isn't, and if plant-based or lab-grown products like those made by Impossible Burger and Memphis Meats should be called meat.