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ETH Podcast: Insects on our plates

23-Jul-2019

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What do grasshoppers, crickets and mealworms taste like? While some people can’t overcome their disgust, others enjoy eating these crawly creatures fried or as a chunky burger. In the ETH Podcast, we talk to ETH experts Christina Hartman, department of Environmental Systems Science and professor Alexander Mathys, department of Health Sciences and Technology about whether one can overcome disgust and what the benefits are if more insects instead of meat end up on our plates.

The link to the podcast can be found to the right of the article.

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