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Harold McGee explains the chemistry in your cup of joe.
Brewmasters discuss how to get the most out of your grinds.
What’s that frothy stuff that sits on top of an espresso?
New research reinforces why you shouldn't rely on a cup of coffee to sober you up after a midnight toast.
A study finds a link between increased coffee intake and decreased prostate cancer risk in men.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.