Science: The Last Roundup?

Electrifying food news came last week from St. Louis. There, in a vat the size of a small room (1,000 cu. ft.), molasses, ammonia, water, air and yeast were being mixed. Every twelve hours this mixture produced a ton of good rich meat—nearly as succulent as the sirloin steak it takes two years to raise on the hoof, much cheaper, and much richer in proteins and vitamins. Furthermore, this new synthetic meat is so easy to make that its inventors already look forward to performing a modern miracle of the loaves & fishes after...

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