Mexican jumping beans may influence robot design (w/ Video)
Engineers introduce 'beans' to cool and then maintain hot beverage temps
Chocolate rich in flavanols may protect the skin from UV
Intel workers have Android Jelly Bean on Atom phones
Flip phones are back: Samsung's new device runs on Android
Flip phones are making a comeback thanks to Samsung.
Plants use underground networks to warn of enemy attack
Plants use underground fungal networks to warn their neighbours of aphid attack, UK scientists have discovered.
Review: Samsung fuses tablet, camera
In the few weeks I've been testing the Samsung Galaxy Camera, I've been trying to figure out which market Samsung is out to capture.
Roasting biomass may be key process in bioenergy economy
(PhysOrg.com) -- Biorefineries may soon rely on a process akin to roasting coffee beans to get more energy-dense biomass.
Proteins in unroasted coffee beans may become next-generation insecticides
Scientists in Brazil are reporting for the first time that coffee beans contain proteins that can kill insects and might be developed into new insecticides for protecting food crops against destructive pests. ...
Bean leaves can trap bed bugs: Next step is to perfect synthetic materials that can do the same
Inspired by a traditional Balkan bedbug remedy, researchers have documented how microscopic hairs on kidney bean leaves effectively stab and trap the biting insects, according to findings published online ...
Brewing up a gentler java: Dark-roasted coffee contains stomach-friendly ingredient
With stomach irritation preventing almost 2 out of every 10 people from enjoying coffee, scientists today reported discovery of several substances that may be among the culprits responsible for brewing up ...
First scientific method to authenticate world's costliest coffee
The world's most expensive coffee can cost $80 a cup, and scientists now are reporting development of the first way to verify authenticity of this crème de la crème, the beans of which come from the feces ...
How granular material becomes solid: Stress causes clogs in coffee and coal
It's easy to get in a jam. But it's much harder to explain exactly how or when it started.