The burgers don't have the exact appearance, flavor, or texture of actual meat yet, and even if they did, consumers would still have to make a decision about whether the products were "real." How might anti-G.M.O. advocates feel about lab-made meat? Is genetically engineered food real food? How might stem cell research evolve in a way that would allow these products to be produced on a large scale and more cost effectively?
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
A weekly look at SoCal life covering news, arts and culture, and more.
News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Movies, music, TV, arts and entertainment, straight from Southern California.