Massive woolly mammoth meatball unveiled in the Netherlands

Massive woolly mammoth meatball unveiled in the Netherlands

A giant meatball made from flesh cultivated using the DNA of an extinct woolly mammoth was unveiled on Tuesday at Nemo, a science museum in the Netherlands.

The meatball was created by Australian cultured meat company Vow, which – promising this was not an April Fools’ joke – said it wanted to get people talking about cultured meat, calling it a more sustainable alternative for real meat.

“We wanted to create something that was totally different from anything you can get now,” Vow founder Tim Noakesmith said, adding that an additional reason for choosing mammoth is that scientists believe that the animal’s extinction was caused by climate change.

Read the full story

It's better on the Lumi News app

✅ It’s fast

✅ It’s easy to use

✅ It’s free

Start using Lumi
You might like ⬇️
Biden, Sunak announce new US-UK economic partnership
DW News

DW News

Biden, Sunak announce new US-UK economic partnership

56 minutes ago

Europe joins fight against Canada wildfire smoke
DW News

DW News

Europe joins fight against Canada wildfire smoke

In Venice, an architectural toolbox to adapt to climate change
The Malaysian Reserve

The Malaysian Reserve

In Venice, an architectural toolbox to adapt to climate change

news-stack-on-news-image

Why read with Lumi?

Staying informed is hard work. Use the Lumi News app to get the latest news from publishers you like, in a beautiful app. Save time and find delight in news-reading again.

Trending right now

Loading...