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Can Coffee Really Explode in the Microwave?

6 Dec 2018

This is due to a phenomenon known as superheating. First, we have to understand what boiling is all about. At the surface of a liquid molecules are always evaporating. If we leave a glass of water...

Should one worry about reboiling water for coffee or tea?

20 Mar 2017

An article is circulating on the internet about the dangers of reboiling water and concentrating dissolved chemicals. It amounts to baseless fear-mongering. Lets consider fluoride as an example....

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