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In 2011 scientists from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands began experimenting with growing edible protein in petri dishes; the goal was to create the world's first test tube burger. On August 5 the first lab-grown beef was fried up and served. Lab-grown food has major implications for ending world hunger and is much more environmentally friendly than farm animals that contribute vast amounts to greenhouse emissions. However, since the burger is made from stem cells and has no blood cells it appears gray without the addition of coloring. It also lacks any fat and lacks a traditional burger's flavor. Would you wait two years and pay $345,000 to eat a gray burger that may solve world hunger?