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July 12, 2019

 

The Health Effects Of Coffee And Tea

Coffee has so much more caffeine than tea that the body can absorb a lot of it quickly. Tea, on the other hand, makes the body work hard to absorb its caffeine.

April 30, 2019

 

Humans’ Paradoxical Love Of Coffee

In 2018 an international team of researchers reported that people who are more sensitive to the bitter taste of caffeine actually tend to drink more coffee.

April 21, 2017

 

Scientists are studying the genetic factors that can lead to coffee addiction.

Your Body, Your Coffee

You might fall under three different categories of caffeine sensitivity.

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!

October 25, 2014

 

Love coffee? A recent scientific study shows that it might be in your genes.

Coffee Debate Brews

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

September 13, 2014

 

Coffea canephora, the species that provides 30 percent of the world's coffee.

Evolution of the Java Jive

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

May 12, 2014

 

Can you imagine trying to get some quality shuteye without any eyelids?

Fruit Fly Slumber

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

April 16, 2014

 

It turns out humans aren't the only lifeforms on this planet that love caffeine.

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

 

There are 6 distinct ways that cocoa butter can crystallize.

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

 

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.

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