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Grow Your Own Meat

With summer over (at least here on the east coast) the last tomatoes and peppers are being harvested from home gardens, apple picking is wrapping up at local orchards and farmers' markets are shutting up shop. 

But never fear, you can now bring the locavore movement indoors with the new Cocoon fish and meat maker.  The sleek pod-like contraption grows meat or fish from simple packets of muscle cells and nutrients. Check it out:


We were on to this idea a while ago during our very first season of NOVA scienceNOW. Check out the segment on 'lab meat' here.
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