There is a major problem with reliance on placebos, like most vitamins and antioxidants. Everyone gets upset about Big Science, Big Pharma, but they love Big Placebo.
Any group that intends to sell laboratory meat will need to build bioreactors - factories that can grow cells under pristine conditions. Bioreactors aren't new; beer and yeast are made using similar methods.
I started to write about science and medicine at the 'Washington Post,' in the early days of the AIDS epidemic.
There has never been a verified scientific report that chelation therapy, a gluten-free diet, or anything else can cure autism.
Newspapers and magazines are vanishing. But science writers are not. In fact, they are becoming so adept and varied that I hardly have time to read 'Gawker' anymore.
Universal vaccination may well be the greatest success story in medical history.