A Little Wiser – Do birds kick out their young if they smell of humans?

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The human scent isn't that important and the parents won’t reject their young, says Marc Naguib, professor of Behavioural Ecology.

On the moral distinction between a cow and a cricket

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Animal ethics specialist Bernice Bovenkerk investigates the ethical side of insect farming.

A Little Wiser – Do animals prefer left or right?

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We all know people are left-handed or right-handed, but does that apply…

Sweet flavours make E-cigarette attractive

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Smokers and non-smokers prefer e-cigarettes with sweet or minty flavours.

A little wiser – Are there fewer vitamins in pre-cut vegetables

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Eelke Westra, programme manager for Postharvest Quality at Wageningen Food & Biobased…

Is a happy animal tastier?

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Can you taste whether pigs or chickens lived a happy life?

Two WUR scientists are Volt candidates

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'Science is more important than ever, especially in these times of misinformation…

A little wiser – Why does everyone have a gluten allergy these days?

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More and more people adopt a gluten-free diet because they think they…
Emma Mouthaan

Meet our new blogger: Emma Mouthaan

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Emma Mouthaan (25), a masters student of Molecular Nutrition and Toxicology.

A little wiser: Why do birds swarm?

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You must have seen them: those huge clouds of starlings in the…