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Researchers in the Netherlands worked tirelessly to create an entire hamburger’s worth of beef muscle tissue from laboratory incubators, which was revealed last May. An expensive process, the point of their efforts is to give legitimacy to the research, which is supported by animal rights and environmental groups who see vitro meat as a more sustainable and humane alternative to traditional husbandry.