October 24, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

lab grown bacon

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365 days a year, 24 hours a day stem cells are growing in labs around the world, providing a never-ending stream of data and products, with real hope, good news, and lots of surprises. You can see some past examples of good news in the stem cell and regenerative medicine field highlighted on The Niche here. Today’s post brings 2 examples of recent good news and a brain organoid surprise. And one bonus more about space and when you’d run out of air (or not …Read More

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Wait…test tube bacon? Coming soonish to a BLT or breakfast near you? An article in Nature’s Scientific Reports tells us that scientists have taking some first baby steps toward bacon or at least a meaty bacon-like product from stem cells. Would you eat test tube bacon? Take our poll below. One of the possible positives of test tube bacon is that it would give people meat to eat without killing pigs. Could be better for the environment too. Possible downsides include taste or sensibility issues…maybe …Read More