Vow meatball, mammoth, cultured meat

Mammoth dreams: Why the future of lab-grown meat will more boring than exotic and wildly problematic

- April 11, 2023 3 MIN READ

Last week, an Australian “cultured meat” company called Vow made headlines with a meatball made from the flesh of a woolly mammoth – or something very much like it. Combining the technologies of lab-based cell culture and “de-extinction,” Vow scientists grew muscle proteins based on DNA sequences from the long-dead proboscideans. The meatball was not… Read more »

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Goodness gracious, great balls of mammoth: an Australian startup created cultured meat from an extinct animal’s DNA

- March 28, 2023 3 MIN READ

Sydney cultured meat startup Vow Foods has created the world’s first edible protein developed from the DNA of an extinct animal – the woolly mammoth. Pitching their technology as a solution to climate change – and using the mammoth as “a monumental symbol of what we stand to lose now” – Vow unveiled its latest… Read more »