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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

 

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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

 

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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.

May 11, 2009

 

Coffee pouring into mug

Caffeine Hallucination

Can drinking too much coffee make you hallucinate?

November 13, 2007

 

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Caffeine Persuasion

Have you ever bought coffee for someone to butter them up? A group of scientists set out of discover if this angle really works.

January 22, 2007

 

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Why You Should Drink Coffee

Some people have told you that it's not good to drink too much coffee. Actually, drinking several cups a day has many benefits!

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