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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
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
Ruth Williams | Sep 16, 2015
Evening consumption of the drug leads human circadian rhythms to lag.
Molly Sharlach | Oct 8, 2014
Eight genetic loci could partially explain why some people drink more coffee than others.
Molly Sharlach | Sep 10, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
A sampling of some of the most devastating crop pathogens
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
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
Kate Yandell | Sep 9, 2013
Avian species significantly reduce coffee berry borer beetle infestations in Costa Rica.
Kerry Grens | Aug 16, 2013
Heavy coffee drinkers under 55 are more likely to die sooner, a study shows.