Using this technology could benefit both humans and the environment.
"With a single cell, you could theoretically produce the world's annual meat supply. And you could do it in a way that's better for the environment and human health.The scientists also believe lab-grown meat will possibly be healthier than 'real meat'. More details at BBC.
Growing the meat without the animal could reduce the need to keep millions of animals in cramped conditions and would lessen the damage caused by the meat production to the environment.