Scientists at the University of Twente figured out a new way to make food taste saltier. Not by actually adding salt, but by changing the texture of the bowl the food is served in. In a recent paper, UT researchers Thomas van Rompay and Sara Groothedde show that rough and irregular texture makes chips ‘seem’ saltier.
Nature has been proven to facilitate patients’ recovery and to improve general well-being of people who spend a lot of time indoors. Yet not everyone has the opportunity to go into nature, so the question is: how do you provide access to nature if nature simply is not around? Researchers from the University of Twente have decided to digitalize it.