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Brewing a great cup of coffee depends on chemistry and physics

Brewing a great cup of coffee depends on chemistry and physics What can you do to ensure a more perfect brew? Chris Hendon, CC BY-ND Christopher H. Hendon, University of Oregon Coffee is unique among artisanal beverages in that the brewer plays a significant role in its quality at the point of consumption. In contrast,Read More

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The world’s most popular coffee species are going extinct. And scientists say we are to blame

Savor that cup of coffee while you can. New research shows 60% of coffee species found in the wild could soon go extinct. Researchers at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in the UK warn that climate change, deforestation, droughts and plant diseases are putting the future of coffee at risk. “The important thing to remember is thatRead More

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Why you want your boss to hold a warm cup of coffee when you ask for a raise

[Photo: Clay Banks/Unsplash] From comfy chairs to the smell of baking, here are a few strange-sounding (but science-backed) tricks to get your boss to agree to your pitch. 4 MINUTE READ If one of your goals for 2019 was to advance your business or career (and maybe bump up your income) you’re likely angling for the bestRead More

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