Oct 262013
 

World’s first lab-grown burger: Researchers are unveiling the world’s first lab-grown burger in London today. The burger has been grown from stem cells taken from a dead cow. It has cost £215,000 to grow but researchers believe the technology will eventually reduce the cost of meat production and meet growing demand.
5 August 2013

 

Climate change violence: Changes to the climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, according to a report in the journal Science. It said even small changes in temperature or rainfall were associated with a rise in conflict.
2 August 2013

 

Sound of Music auction: A collection of costumes from the classic 1965 film, The Sound of Music, have sold for $1.3m at an auction in California. They included the dress worn by the film’s lead character Maria, played by Julie Andrews, when she sang “Do Re Mi.”
29 July 2013

 

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