If you’ve ever wanted to see adults play with their food like 3-year-olds, then you might have attended The Science of Eats at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham Thursday night.

Here food lovers and science geeks learned about enzymes that neutralize the lactose in milk; the mysteries of Maltodextrin and the protein content of a tarantula, which, pound for pound, is greater than that in hamburger. You just have to get past the idea you’re eating an hairy arachnid.

Read more about the event in next week’s print edition of the INDY.