Gizmodo, on the challenges of creating synthetic meat:
The very thought of harvesting meat in labs might make many people dry heave before digging into a pork chop. But if you can get past the initial revulsion, the benefits of having plentiful and good meat substitutes are hard to ignore.
I’m past the initial revulsion. Long past. Synthetic meat was a trading commodity in Frontier: Elite II. It’s one of the things I look forward to in “the future,” even if I can’t use the SynthoBurger drive-thru in my flying DeLorean.