The Madeleine Brand Show for August 3, 2012

The Dinner Party: Future foods and doping tips from the past

Green algae moves towards a beach in Qin

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Some sustainable food industry experts predict algae farming could become the world's biggest cropping industry in the future.

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano join the show for their weekly segment, "The Dinner Party."

They discuss BBC's new list of future foods we may be eating. Lab grown beef anyone? As food prices rise and shortages abound we could all have to get a bit more creative in our food choices.

Plus, a look at the drugs athletes used in the days before steroids. Did you know athletes once used cocaine to get an edge?


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