News tagged with energy drinks

The first caffeine-'addicted' bacteria

Some people may joke about living on caffeine, but scientists now have genetically engineered E. coli bacteria to do that—literally. Their report in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology describes bacteria bein ...

dateMar 27, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Caffeinated alcoholic drinks stir up legal concerns

Mix caffeine with malt liquor, add fruity flavors like grape or orange, and what do you get? Four Loko and Four Maxed, two beverages made by a Chicago-based company and aimed squarely at a twentysomething crowd weaned on ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Health
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Energy drinks: The coffee of a new generation?

It's not uncommon for students to consume energy drinks to increase their concentration as they study throughout the night. "Energy drinks are the coffee of a new generation," says Stéphanie Côté, nutritionist ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in Health
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