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After first lab-grown burger, test-tube chicken is next on menu

Tel Aviv/Frankfurt | Reuters — Two years after scientists cooked up the first test-tube beef burger, researchers in Israel are working on an even trickier recipe: the world’s first lab-grown chicken. Professor Amit Gefen, a bioengineer at Tel Aviv University, has begun a year-long feasibility study into manufacturing chicken in a lab, funded by a […] Read more

Potash Corp seeks permission to raise ICL stake

Fertilizer maker PotashCorp is seeking permission from Israeli authorities to raise its stake in rival Israel Chemicals (ICL) to 25 per cent, a government source said. "PotashCorp has requested approval from the government to raise its stake to 25 percent," the source, who asked not to be identified, told Reuters on Monday, confirming a report […] Read more