Exploring our stomachs and our plates

As the British Science Festival has come to Aberdeen, home of Aberdeen Angus cattle, and the Aberdeen buttery, we look at the many events at the Festival exploring new technology and advances in food science.

Cosmic Cocktail

Cosmic Cocktail

There are many complex factors which lead to people being overweight or obese, but the basic question is why do some people eat too much? Are they addicted to food? At’ Food addition: Fact or fiction?’ Visitors can join our international panel of psychiatrists and scientists to explore whether eating food can be so rewarding that it leads to a state of addiction similar to that seen with alcohol and drugs. Continue reading