Caffeinated plants give bees a buzz

Posted in Featured, Science on 16th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Many plants produce caffeine in their nectar. An experiment with artificial nectar has now shown that bees are attracted to and even drugged by the compound.

Caffeine pill 'could boost memory'

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A US study has raised the possibility that we may one day rely on caffeine to boost memory as well as to wake up.

Caffeine energy drinks 'intensify heart contractions'

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Energy drinks packed with caffeine can change the way the heart beats, researchers warn.