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  1. science
    New Report: Energy Drinks Still Pretty Bad for YouA study released this week indicates that the sugary, caffeinated drinks alter heart activity and raise blood pressure.
  2. science
    Get Ready for ‘Easy-Peel’ AvocadosNo more unsightly hand gashes!
  3. studies
    New Study Reveals Exactly How Much the 2016 Election Ruined ThanksgivingA “creepy” new report shows that postelection dinners were much shorter than usual.
  4. pollution
    Very Alarming Study Finds Microplastics in 93 Percent of Bottled WaterResearchers fished particles out of 11 top worldwide brands.
  5. science
    Can a Silicon Valley Start-up Invent the First Drug to Treat Peanut Allergies?A new treatment looks promising.
  6. studies
    Exciting New Study Claims Cheese May Do Wonders for Your HeartResearchers say even a small piece per day could reduce risk of heart disease.
  7. science
    Study Confirms Women Are Also Better Than Men at EatingThe CDC says their diets are likelier to include enough fruits and vegetables.
  8. science
    Another Study Suggests Coffee Is Really Great for Your HeartA cup a day is linked to lower risk of heart failure and stroke.
  9. health concerns
    Researchers Are Now Finding ‘Shocking Numbers’ of Microfibers in ShellfishPacific oysters and clams are at an average of eight particles apiece.
  10. science
    You Can Blame Coffee for Intensifying Your Sweet ToothNew research found that caffeine numbs the body’s ability to sense sweetness.
  11. science
    People Really Love This Study That Claims Coffee Might Prevent Early DeathWho doesn’t want four cups if it could cut risk of mortality by 64 percent?
  12. science
    Scientists Figured Out the Optimal Length of Time to Dunk an OreoLeave it in milk for four seconds.
  13. New Research Shows That Adults Are Getting Clobbered by Food AllergiesSevere reactions rose 377 percent in the last decade, and a third were by adults.
  14. the future
    Scientists Have Created a Food They Believe Can Alleviate World HungerIt’s made with just four ingredients: water, carbon dioxide, microbes, and electricity.
  15. that stinks
    Just Smelling Food Could Make You Gain WeightA new study found it can convince the body to store fat instead of burn it.
  16. meat alternatives
    Hampton Creek Says It Will Start Selling Lab-Grown Meat in 2018It says it’ll work faster and cheaper than its competitors.
  17. French Fries Linked to Higher Risk of Death, Still Being Goddamn DeliciousDying young never tasted so good.
  18. studies
    Kids Who Drink Milk Alternatives Might Be ShorterA study says 3-year-olds who drink regular milk are half an inch taller, on average.
  19. science
    Drink Coffee If You Want to Work Out BetterA new study shows that even caffeine addicts still get an energy boost from a pre-workout cup.
  20. health concerns
    Doctors Warn Parasitic Worms May Live in Your SushiA GI infection common in Japan has started popping up in the West.
  21. studies
    Grim New Study Links Diet Sodas to Heart and Brain DiseasesIt found that the risk of both is three times higher for daily diet-soda drinkers.
  22. news you can booze
    Science Has Finally Given Us Drip-Free Wine BottlesAll it took was cutting a groove beneath the lip.
  23. Let a Marketing Expert Explain the Enchanting Science Behind Red CandyVIDEO: Color makes you do stuff.
  24. the future
    World’s Coolest Scientist Predicts Hangovers Could Be Eliminated by 2050So-called “alcosynth” would solve a lot of other problems associated with traditional booze, too.
  25. health concerns
    Your Gluten-Free Diet Probably Exposes You to a Bunch of Arsenic and MercuryA new study suggests it’s an “unintended consequence” of eating that diet.
  26. health concerns
    New Reason to Avoid Fast Food: Half of Wrappers Have Chemicals Linked to CancerA new study found PFCs in a wide range of food packaging.
  27. the future
    The First GMO Apple Will Hit Grocery Stores This FebruaryIn a handful of midwestern grocery stores.
  28. studies
    Scientists Find More Proof Eating Hot Peppers May Prolong LifeA new study says that people who eat them are 13 percent less likely to die.
  29. video feed
    Forget Mentos — Start Mixing Your Cola With Liquid NitrogenThis is undoubtedly the most important development in food science this year.
  30. bad news
    Grim New Study Links a ‘Common’ Food Additive to CancerEmulsifiers used to extend shelf life can “promote colorectal cancer” in mice.
  31. studies
    Energy Drinks Look to Be Even Worse for You Than Previously ThoughtDoctors warn they could cause acute liver damage.
  32. the future
    A New Electric Spoon Could Make Vegetables Taste ‘Like Chocolate’The scientists realized there was no other way to get kids to eat their broccoli.
  33. science
    Truly Depressing Study Says This Is As Skinny As You’ll Get All YearIt’s going to take until April to lose the weight you gain over the holidays.
  34. news you can booze
    Alcohol’s Health Benefits May Be ‘Grossly Oversold’ by Industry-Funded ResearchExperts claim that argument “has really fallen apart in the last couple years.”
  35. science
    Scientists Now Believe ‘Starchy’ Is the 6th TasteIt joins the ranks of sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami.
  36. don’t have a cow
    Scientists Swear Cockroach Milk Is the Next Big SuperfoodIt apparently packs triple the energy of regular cow milk.
  37. everything is terrible
    Very Depressing New Study Links Alcohol to 7 Forms of CancerEven moderate drinkers are at risk.
  38. health concerns
    Here’s Another Horrible Health Issue Linked to SodaPeople who drink two or more sodas a day are nearly twice as likely to get biliary-tract cancer.
  39. studies
    Science Says Eating Your Veggies Makes You a Happier PersonNew research suggests a “psychological payoff now,” not just improved health later.
  40. Science
    Pineapples Could Be the Secret Weapon in the Fight Against SuperbugsA team of researchers claims enzymes in the fruit’s roots and stems could be an effective alternative to antibiotics.
  41. Studies
    Researchers Warn of New E. Coli Strain That Can ‘Survive Cooking’It can apparently resist temperatures up to 160 degrees.
  42. Scientists May Have Discovered a Way to Keep Bananas Fresh at Least Twice AsIt may all come down to genetics.
  43. Food Fights
    New York Times Demands Sheeple Wake Up and Quit Worshipping BreakfastThe paper tries to argue the meal has “no mystical powers.”
  44. Studies
    Top Scientific Panel Says GMOs Aren’t RiskyThey’re not harmful, but they’re also not yielding more crops.
  45. Food Safety
    Your Burger Might Have a Little Rat or Human in ItA new study could convince you to call off that cookout.
  46. Science
    Research Shows Uglier Produce Could Actually Be HealthierBlemishes and scabs increase the antioxidants in some fruits.
  47. Studies
    Alarming New Study Links Sugar to a ‘Wide Range of Diseases’Researchers say fructose damages the brain’s genes.
  48. Science
    Yep, Coffee Probably Lowers Your Cholesterol Now, TooA new study says six cups a day could prevent liver damage.
  49. Studies
    Disappointing New Study Says Fast Food Could Contain Industrial PlasticizersThe bonus ingredient is ‘probably’ carcinogenic.
  50. Studies
    Another Wondrous Study Says Coffee Helps Fight Another Form of Cancer“I would encourage coffee lovers to revel in the strong possibility that their daily mug may lower their risk of colorectal cancer.”
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