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Apr. 12, 2013

Poring Over the Science of Coffee

Harold McGee explains the chemistry in your cup of joe.

coffee, drink, espresso, latte, caffeine, food, chemistry, Harold McGee, On Food and Cooking, Sam Penix, Everyman Espresso

May. 10, 2013

Experts Percolate on How to Brew Coffee

Brewmasters discuss how to get the most out of your grinds.

Sam Lewontin, Sam Penix, Everyman Espresso, Harold McGee, On Food and Cooking

Jun. 21, 2013

Coffee’s Natural Creamer

What’s that frothy stuff that sits on top of an espresso?

harold mcgee, on food and cooking, coffee, crema, food, coffee grounds

Jan. 01, 2010

Caffeine and Alcohol

New research reinforces why you shouldn't rely on a cup of coffee to sober you up after a midnight toast.

coffee, alcohol, intoxication, sober

Dec. 11, 2009

Coffee and Prostate Cancer

A study finds a link between increased coffee intake and decreased prostate cancer risk in men.

prostate cancer, coffee, health

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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