Astronauts may be getting their espresso fix in space. Scientists have designed a new cup that can defy the low-gravity environment encountered aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
There may be another reason to drink your morning cup of coffee. Scientists have found that a chemical compound commonly found in coffee may help prevent some of the damaging effects of obesity.
As you drink your morning cup of coffee, you can be confident in knowing that there are teams of scientists in the world working on improving coffee--with the help of genetics.
Recent findings published in the journal Hepatology reveal that drinking decaffeinated coffee could protect your liver.
Do you like coffee? Then it may be due to your genes. Scientists have found six new genetic variants associated with habitual coffee drinking.
Depending on who you ask, coffee may hold the reputation of being an incredibly healthy drink or incredibly harmful one. Let's take a look and see what health officials have "brewed" up.
Scientists may have uncovered new information about your morning brew by sequencing the genome of the coffee plant, revealing a bit more about the evolution of caffeine.
How pure is your coffee? It may not just be coffee beans that are going into your morning cup. Scientists have found that there may be surprise ingredients acting as fillers, and that they may increase in the future as coffee shortages grow.
A daily cup of joe and a smoking habit isn't part of the healthiest routine, typically. However, a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases.
If you like drinking coffee, then there may be some good news as far as what it does for your health. You may also be getting the added benefits of preventing deteriorating eyesight and possible blindness from retinal degeneration.
Scientists have discovered that increasing coffee consumption by an average of one and a half cups per day over a four-year period can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes by 11 percent.