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Foods for the future

Microbes, in vitro meat, insects and artificial eggs: The foods of the future could feed 10 billion humans without exhausting natural resources, but they may unsettle our habits along with our appetites.

A select group of food experts received a special treat last summer: the world’s first laboratory-grown hamburger. The dish’s creator…

From lab-hatched eggs to caterpillar croquettes, the food of the future may not be familiar, but that doesn’t mean it…

The idea may sound disgusting, but experts take it seriously. Already sold in health-food stores as nutritional supplements, micro-organisms could…