From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
June 2014's selection of notable quotes
June 1, 2014|
—Winston Churchill, former prime minister of the United Kingdom (1940–1945; 1951–1955), in a 1931 Strand Magazine essay that presaged the rise of test tube-grown meat
—Pew Research Internet Project summary of the “U.S. Views of Technology and the Future” questionnaire (April 17)
—Environmental advocate Mark Lynas, publicly apologizing for his two-decade-long anti-GMO stance in a speech at the Oxford Farming Conference (January 3, 2013)
—Astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan, during a 1980 episode of Cosmos
—Ozge Sigirci, Cornell University Food and Brand Lab researcher, in a statement about her recent study that found diners reported enjoying the taste of food more when the price tag was higher (April 29)
—Author and activist Michael Pollan, from the introduction to his book In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (2008)
June 13, 2014
So, if Doctor Sigirci's research is correct, why did the lab grown hamburger taste like crap? Maybe because the eaters didn't have to pay for it.
Oh, and Mister Pollan's new term is simply a quest for media immortality when the news talking heads jump on it.