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April 21, 2017

 

An overhead shot of two white coffee cups. The coffee cup on the left has white foam art in the shape of a skull. The skull's eyes are hearts. It's in the center of the cup with a light brown coffee background. The cup on the right also has  white skull as foam art. But its eyes are flat brown circles. The background is a darker brown.

Your Body, Your Coffee

You might fall under three different categories of caffeine sensitivity.

February 22, 2016

 

mug full of coffee beans

Coffee Lowers Diabetes Risk

Here's another perk to cofee-drinking: It decreases the risk of Type 2 diabetes!

October 25, 2014

 

A cup of coffee with a heart drawn in the foam.

Coffee Debate Brews

Before you grab your next cup of coffee, check out these latest scientific studies.

September 13, 2014

 

Red and green beans clump on a Robusta coffee plant.

Evolution of the Java Jive

Researchers find that caffeine evolved in coffee, tea, and chocolate independently.

May 12, 2014

 

A fruit fly with bright red eyes sits on a red wall.

Fruit Fly Slumber

Ever wonder if fruit flies sleep? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

April 16, 2014

 

A coffee mug filled with roasted coffee beans

Scientists Create Coffee-Chomping Bacteria

Though you may think you love caffeine, you're no match for this custom-built E. coli strain.

December 3, 2012

 

Chocolate bar on a white background

Can You Be Addicted To Chocolate?

Is it really possible to be a chocolate addict in the same way that someone might be addicted to drugs?

July 20, 2011

 

heart-shaped candle burning

It May Burn, But It’s Not Your Heart: Why Do I Get Heartburn?

It may burn, but it's not your heart. Learn the truth behind heartburn on this Moment of Science.

March 4, 2010

 

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Caffeine And Memory Loss: Can Drinking Coffee Reduce Alzheimers?

Can drinking coffee eliminate Alzheimer's? New studies are researching the benefits of coffee.

January 15, 2010

 

Coffee being poured into a mug.

Coffee And Caffeine: How Caffeine Makes You Feel More Awake

Some people aren't able to function without a morning coffee. In this Moment of Science, we'll look at how caffeine in coffee makes you feel more awake.

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