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World’s First Lab-Engineered Burger Just Months Away
2012-02-20 14:13:34

A team of privately funded Dutch researchers have reached a benchmark in the science of bioengineering. Using only stem cells, they´ve managed to grow a strip of muscle tissue in a Petri dish with the aim of eventually developing techniques for the mass production of eco-friendly lab-engineered meat. By October of this year, Dr. Mark post of Maastricht University hopes to have world-renowned chef Heston Blumenthal of England´s famous Fat Duck restaurant cook-up the world´s...

2011-08-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, AUGUST 6: MUSTARD DAY Profile America -- Saturday, August 6th. It seems that just about everything has a day set aside to celebrate it and today is no different -- it's National Mustard Day. It's an especially big day in Middleton, Wisconsin, home of the National Mustard Museum....

2011-07-20 10:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's Corporation, a Worldwide Olympic Partner and Official Restaurant of the Olympic Games, today announced its sponsorship plans for London 2012 that will focus on championing happy, active kids. The new McDonald's Champions of Play for the Olympic Games features five-time U.S. Olympic Swimmer and mom, Dara Torres, as the global ambassador. McDonald's Champions of Play for the Olympic Games Building on the success of McDonald's...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.