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The Right Chemistry: The history of decaffeinated coffee

14 Sep 2018

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz discusses the history of decaffeinated coffee

Science Says Scotch Tastes Better Watered Down

5 Jul 2018

Everyone knows that oil floats on water. That’s because oil is nonpolar, and water is polar. These terms describe the arrangement of charges in their structure: nonpolar means a molecule has no net...

Brominated vegetable oil in our drinks?

20 Mar 2017

Beverage producers are removing “brominated vegetable oil” from their product. I have no problem with that, it has no nutritional value. But it is interesting to see how this came about. Basically...

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