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Posts tagged coffee

April 16, 2014

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Why Does Sugar Dissolve?

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

April 9, 2010

 

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Ring Around The Coffee

You spill some coffee, after the spill dries you notice a ring... what causes the ring around the coffee?

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.

November 13, 2007

 

Drinking Coffee

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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