wine

  • Does wine make the heart flutter?

    A new study looks at wine intake and reduced heart risk. But don’t toast the conclusions yet!

    A few wines a week may slightly decrease risk of irregular heart flutters, according to a study published in Clinical...

    Body and Mind July 28, 2021
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  • Shining a light on wine fraud

    New technique looks for fingerprints to prove origin.

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    Chemistry November 7, 2020
  • Wine with a touch of Eucalyptus?

    The science of Indigenous Australian fermentation.

    Australian wine scientists are exploring the traditional practices Aboriginal people used to produce fermented bevera...

    Agriculture September 11, 2020
  • Wine counterfeiters beware

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    Computing March 16, 2020
  • Early Celts believed wine should be for all

    Analysis of ceramic vessels sheds light on social customs.

    Residues from ceramics found at an archaeological site in Germany suggest that Early Celts from all social classes dr...

    Archaeology October 27, 2019
  • Scientists discover why some wine stinks

    Spoilt wine is a great way to ruin a dinner party.

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    Chemistry December 12, 2018
  • Better wine through chemistry

    Taking to the molecular level to make better wine.

    Every time you open a bottle of sparkling wine, you are uncorking a bit of mystery. There is still a lot we don’t kno...

    Agriculture October 4, 2018
  • Want healthy teeth? Drink red wine

    Compounds in wine act against three major dental bugs.

    Compounds present in red wine reduce the ability of three species of bacteria responsible for creating plaque, gum le...

    Body and Mind February 21, 2018
  • Cheers! Climate change will not destroy grapevines

    French research suggests panic over threats to the world’s wine industry might have been a bit pr...

    A new study that describes grapevines as “crops of global economic importance” which “will face increasing drought st...

    Climate January 31, 2018
  • Warning to winemakers: grow new grapes or perish

    To survive climate change, vignerons need a war on terroir. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

    Climate change is creating myriad challenges for the world’s farmers, including wine-grape growers. Vignerons may be ...

    Climate January 5, 2018
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