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March 2, 2016

 

coffee grounds

Coffee: Global Warming Fighter

Used coffee grounds can be recycled to make air filters that remove methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere.

February 22, 2016

 

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Coffee Lowers Diabetes Risk

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

February 2, 2016

 

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Good News: Hot Chocolate Is Good for Your Heart!

If you're trying to up your antioxidant intake, savor a hot cup of cocoa, which contains two to three times the amount as green tea.

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.

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.

March 19, 2014

 

Coffee cup with plate

Climate Change And Coffee: A Rude Awakening

In addition to raising sea levels and wiping out species, climate change may threaten the world's coffee supply.

July 5, 2013

 

green, yellow, and red peppers

Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

April 10, 2012

 

man feeding baby with here comes the airplane

Do Picky Eaters Taste Foods Differently?

Are you a picky eater? Is it just pickiness, or do those foods actually taste different to some people?

March 7, 2011

 

sugar cube

Why Does Sugar Dissolve?

Sugar cubes crumble and fall apart when they get wet. What causes sugar to dissolve?

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