caffeine

DNA

This Is How Coffee Changes Your DNA

A cup of joe is more powerful than you think.
Madison Margolin
11.7.16
Drugs

The More We Quantify Our Bodies, the More We’ll Want to Hack Them

Nootropics startups are banking on the idea.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.12.16
Food

Butter Coffee: Nutritional Panacea Or Just Another Food Science Fad?

Butter coffee is touted as “rocket fuel” that will launch you into your day, but it could just be a hot cup of pure fat
Oliver Lee Bateman
6.24.16
Science

Why It's So Hard to Determine If Food and Drinks Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization took coffee off it's list of possible carcinogens, but added "hot beverages."
Kaleigh Rogers
6.15.16
indiegogo

Caffeinated Toothpaste Is the Closest You'll Ever Get to Mainlining Coffee

We tried "power toothpaste" and it works.
Rachel Pick
12.21.15
News

Your Coffee Machine Is a Breeding Ground for Caffeine-Resistant Bacteria

Caffeine's natural antibacterial properties are no match for these hardy colonizers.
Matthew Braga
11.26.15
lit up

How Does Drug Use Affect Typing Speed? A Highly Scientific Investigation

Inquiring minds want to know.
Jason Koebler
11.25.15
Drugs

Caffeine in a Salt Shaker Is the White, Energy-Boosting Powder No One Asked For

Snorting it "would wake your ass up immediately," the company says.
Jason Koebler
6.4.14
Motherboard Blog

Sorry, Caffeine Isn't a Memory Cure Yet

A new study suggests caffeine could help memory consolidation, but let's not jump to conclusions.
Victoria Turk
1.14.14
Motherboard Blog

A Topical Caffeine Spray Is Silicon Valley's Latest Attempt at Disrupting Sleep

On the one side, there's coffee and college. On the other, four squirts of Sprayable Energy and the Paypal founder's foundation.
Ben Richmond
8.21.13