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Caffeine-Triggered Cells Help Control Blood Sugar in Diabetic Mice
Caffeine-Triggered Cells Help Control Blood Sugar in Diabetic Mice
Diana Kwon | Jun 20, 2018
Scientists engineered human cells to produce a molecule that stimulates insulin secretion in the presence of caffeine.
Cave Creature Genitalia, Other Weird Discoveries Net 2017 Ig Nobels
Cave Creature Genitalia, Other Weird Discoveries Net 2017 Ig Nobels
Shawna Williams | Sep 15, 2017
In one winning paper, scientists describe an insect whose females have evolved a penis-like appendage that penetrates males’ “vaginas.”
How Caffeine Affects the Body Clock
How Caffeine Affects the Body Clock
Ruth Williams | Sep 16, 2015
Evening consumption of the drug leads human circadian rhythms to lag.
Java Genes?
Java Genes?
Molly Sharlach | Oct 8, 2014
Eight genetic loci could partially explain why some people drink more coffee than others.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Molly Sharlach | Sep 10, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Plant Scourges
Plant Scourges
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
A sampling of some of the most devastating crop pathogens
Study: Coffee Cuts Cancer Risk
Study: Coffee Cuts Cancer Risk
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 10, 2014
Evidence presented at AACR suggests that daily coffee consumption may cut a person’s risk of developing a form of liver cancer.
Biodiversity = More (and Better) Coffee
Biodiversity = More (and Better) Coffee
Bob Grant | Feb 11, 2014
Study finds that coffee plants grown in the vicinity of Mount Kilimanjaro produce more coffee beans of a better quality if they are surrounded by thriving plant and animal communities.
Birds Guard Coffee Farms
Birds Guard Coffee Farms
Kate Yandell | Sep 9, 2013
Avian species significantly reduce coffee berry borer beetle infestations in Costa Rica.
Killer Cups?
Killer Cups?
Kerry Grens | Aug 16, 2013
Heavy coffee drinkers under 55 are more likely to die sooner, a study shows.