Agronomist helps improve Uganda's coffee production
An NDSU crop production expert has been helping Ugandan farmers find ways to increase their country's coffee production.
How used coffee grounds could make some food more healthful
Coffee has gone from dietary foe to friend in recent years, partly due to the revelation that it's rich in antioxidants. Now even spent coffee-grounds are gaining attention for being chock-full of these compounds, which have ...
Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space
The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista.
Coffee production starting to decline
Scientists have provided the first on-the-ground evidence that climate change has already had a substantial impact on coffee production in the East African Highlands region, according to a recently published ...
Starbucks: Computer outage disrupts sales in US, Canada
A computer outage affecting registers forced Starbucks to give away free drinks Friday before closing stores early.
'Robobarista' can figure out your new coffee machine
In the near future we may have household robots to handle cooking, cleaning and other menial tasks. They will be teachable: Show the robot how to operate your coffee machine, and it will take over from there.
Caffeine High: Space station getting Italian espresso maker (Update)
The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: Aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy.
Keurig coffee share grows-so does environmental controversy
One measure of how heated the environmental battle has become over coffee giant Keurig Green Mountain's $5 billion-a-year, single-serve plastic pods is how often the company's opponents resort to galactic ...
Juggling too many remotes? Try this touch screen
How many remotes does it take to watch television, stream Netflix or record your favorite show on DVR?
Shade coffee is for the birds: But even in the Ethiopian home of Arabica, forests are needed too
The conservation value of growing coffee under trees instead of on open farms is well known, but hasn't been studied much in Africa. So a University of Utah-led research team studied birds in the Ethiopian ...
Does corporate social responsibility reduce negative reviews for bad service?
When a company's service falls short of expectations, consumers can react harshly, spreading negative comments or changing companies. But a new study in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing shows that consumers practi ...
Gadget Show Review: Lots of noise, a few gems in smart home
Technology forecasters are calling 2015 the year of the Internet of Things—that idea that everyday objects will use sensors and Internet connectivity to start thinking and acting for themselves. At the ...
At CES, 'Internet of Things' showcases the connected life
Everywhere you look at CES, it seems there's nothing that can't be connected to the Internet: Tennis rackets, coffee makers, watches, jewelry, baby clothing, pet accessories, oven ranges and infinitely more appliances and ...