September 18, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

porcine IPS cells

2 min read

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