Study shows pre-human ancestors adapted to metabolize ethanol long before humans learned about fermentation
Tiny amounts of alcohol dramatically extend a worm's life, but why?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Minuscule amounts of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the life span of a tiny worm known as Caenorhabditis elegans, which is used frequently ...
Researchers find glass shape influences consumption rate of lager
Hot booze turns material into a superconductor
Coffee is good for women working in pairs, but bad for men
Researcher finds surprising link between sugar in drinks and blood pressure
Research led by Liwei Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Health at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that there is an association between sugary drinks and blood pressure and that by cutting daily ...
Chinese team finds drinking Sprite might help prevent hangover
Acid, not bubbles, responsible for distinctive 'bite' of carbonated beverages, researchers reveal
New research from the Monell Center reveals that bubbles are not necessary to experience the unique 'bite' of carbonated beverages. Bubbles do, however, enhance carbonation's bite through the light feel of ...
Discovery of plant gene lays groundwork for improved biofuel processing
(Phys.org)—Since 2007, researchers at the BioEnergy Science Center, one of three Department of Energy-funded research centers, have partnered to figure out how to break down plants so that they easily release ...
Researchers find wasps are the key to yeast's ability to survive through winter
Japanese scientists use alcoholic drinks to induce superconductivity
Japanese researchers have been immersing iron-based compounds in hot alcoholic beverages such as red wine, sake and shochu to induce superconductivity. ...
Wine yeasts reveal prehistoric microbial world
However, one of the most well-known characteristics of yeast is the ability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, baker's yeast, to ferment sugar to 2-carbon components, in particular ethanol, without completely oxidising it to car ...
Scientists Make Temperature-Regulating Coffee Mug
Earliest known winery found in Armenian cave
(PhysOrg.com) -- The earliest known winery has been uncovered in a cave in the mountains of Armenia.