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iCandy: Phoning It In

Smartphones are dialed into medicine, motion pictures, and motoring

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Photo: Francois Lenoir/Reuters
A researcher at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands shows off strips of animal flesh grown in petri dishes. He hopes to produce an in vitro hamburger patty by next fall. The cultured meat begins as stem cells taken from real animals and is fed a mixture containing just the right amount of fat, protein, and carbs.

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