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Sausage without the Squeal: Growing Meat inside a Test Tube

A Dutch laboratory tries to produce pork without the pig

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A SCIENTIST AT WORK

Roelen, on his building's steps....[ More ]

STEM CELL PORK PROJECT

A view of stem cells from a digital camera hooked up to Roelen's microscope.....[ More ]

TESTE TUBE PORK

Roelen peers into the vat of pig semen.....[ More ]

IN THE OVEN

Bernard Roelen of the University of Utrecht opens the incubator where stem cells are being cultured.....[ More ]

PROTOPORK

A flask filled with bovine growth serum and embryonic stem cells from pigs. One day, this might become bacon.....[ More ]

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