Measuring what we eat

17 December 2021

Can you remember what you ate last week? In a Wageningen food lab, sensors register the size of your serving, what it contains and the number of times you chew. They can even see right through the bread to determine what is on top. Here, nutrition scientists study how smart…

Can we justify using animals as organ donors?

3 December 2021

Recently, a pig kidney was temporarily connected to a human, and the first transplants of pig hearts in cardiac patients are on the way. Can we justify keeping animals and genetically modifying them for organ harvesting? For example, donor pigs must live a sterile life and cannot behave naturally. Wageningen…