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04-05-2016 | Portrait picture: ©NWO/Ivar Pel - Research picture: Courtesy of EATINGBODIES team

What is eating?

Living creatures relate to their surroundings in all kinds of ways. One of these is by eating from them and excreting into them. But what is eating? Incorporating other creatures or absorbing nutrients? A need of individual bodies or a pleasure that table companions share? The ERC project EATINGBODIES has explored such questions by studying various forms of eating.