Lab-Grown Chicken Is in the Works

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First came a test-tube beef hamburger, and now scientists are setting their sights on developing lab-grown chicken meat. The engineers at Tel Aviv University are hoping to produce a whole piece of chicken from just a single cell.

If successful, it’s an interesting project that can both appease animal rights activists and reduce the impact that raising poultry has on the environment.