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Does shade coffee help or hinder conservation?

Does shade coffee help or hinder conservation? Labeled 'bird-friendly' but may accelerate tropical forest clearing While... Read More

Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout

Long-term study links increased coffee consumption to decreased risk of gout in men over age 40 Coffee is a habit for more... Read More

Coffee Intake Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

Drinking coffee, especially when it is decaffeinated, may be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, according... Read More

Waste coffee grounds offer new source of biodiesel fuel

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly... Read More

Decaffeinated Coffee Plants? New Methods Permit Functional Gene Studies In Plants

Decaffeinated Coffee Plants? New Methods Permit Functional Gene Studies In Plants Decaffeinated coffee plants,... Read More

Coffee

Coffee (Science: botany) rubiaceous trees or shrubs, coffea arabica and c. Robusta, that yield caffeine and theophylline.... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Scorpion Toxin Makes Insecticidal Fungus Deadly To Insect Pests

University of Maryland entomology professor Raymond St. Leger has discovered how to use scorpion genes to create... Read More

Reducing sugar

Reducing Sugar Definition What is reducing sugar? The type of sugar that acts as the reducing agent and can effectively... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Ring-like formations in drying DNA drops could affect hybridization studies

Coffee drinkers are familiar with the ring-shaped stains that result from spilled drops that have dried, in which the brown... Read More

Negative effects of caffeine are stronger on daytime sleep than on nocturnal sleep

  Montreal, October 2, 2006 -- A new study at the Université de Montréal has concluded that people drinking coffee to... Read More

From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded

From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded    ... Read More

Deadly Astronomical Event Not Likely To Happen In Our Galaxy, Study Finds

    The afterglow of GRB 030329 (white dot in center of image), as detected on April 15,... Read More

Scents will not rouse us from slumber, says new Brown University study

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- While sound can disrupt sleep, scents cannot. People cannot rely on their sense of smell to awaken... Read More

Plantations

plantation 1. The act or practice of planting, or setting in the earth for growth. 2. The place planted; land brought under... Read More

Vomit

Definition noun, plural: vomits The contents of a stomach expelled through the mouth, and sometimes through the nose verb To... Read More

Mill

mill 1. A machine for grinding or commuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or... Read More

Sugar

Definition noun plural: sugars sug·ar, ˈʃʊɡɚ (1) Any monosaccharide or disaccharide, used especially by organisms... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

Lace

Lace 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through... Read More

Ancient Forests: A Closer Look at Fossil Wood

Ancient Forests: A Closer Look at Fossil Wood     ... Read More

Stimulant

Definition noun, plural: stimulants (1) A substance capable of creating a stimulus that increases physiological or nervous... Read More

Drink

Drink 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as... Read More

Grocer

Grocer a trader who deals in tea, sugar, spices, coffee, fruits, and various other commodities. (Science: medicine) Grocer's... Read More

Planter

planter 1. One who, or that which, plants or sows; as, a planterof corn; a machine planter. 2. One who owns or cultivates a... Read More

Caffeine

Caffeine (Science: chemical) a xanthine derivative that elevates camp levels in cells by inhibiting phosphodiesterases. A... Read More

Aroma

Aroma 1. (Science: botany) The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance;... Read More

Roast

roast 1. To cook meat, fish, etc, by heat, as before the fire or in an oven. He could roast, and seethe, and broil, and fry.... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Invertebrate Paleontology and Evolution

Invertebrate Paleontology and Evolution     ... Read More

Ground

Ground 1. The surface of the earth; the outer crust of the globe, or some indefinite portion of it. There was not a man to... Read More

Plantation

plantation 1. The act or practice of planting, or setting in the earth for growth. 2. The place planted; land brought under... Read More

Less sleep, more struggles for elementary and middle school students

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Reducing the amount of sleep students get at night has a direct impact on their performance at school... Read More

Memory Enhancement Drugs Show Promise But Face Growing Scrutiny

In our aging society, with an increased urgency to develop new compounds that target serious illnesses like Alzheimer's and... Read More

Testing Restaurant Compost For Greenhouses

ITHACA, N.Y. -- A recycling plan devised by Cornell University students, with assistance from community members and... Read More

Leaf anatomy and carbon isotope composition in Coffea species related to photosynthetic pathway

RESEARCH ARTICLE   Leaf anatomy and carbon isotope composition in Coffea species related to photosynthetic... Read More

Physics and biology team up to tackle protein folding debate

Lausanne, Switzerland- A team of researchers from EPFL, (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the University of... Read More

Moving Up the Ladder: Getting Ahead on the Job

Finding a job is tough. Finding a good job is even tougher. When you’ve found that perfect job, it’s important to then... Read More