BASF Podcast: The Chemical Reporter - Why does caffeine have a stimulating effect?
13.05.2009 – 11:20
Ludwigshafen (ots) - The very first thing many people do when they
stumble out of bed in the morning is pour themselves a cup of coffee.
The substance in the hot brew that helps wake you up is well-known
all over the world: caffeine. Caffeine doesn't only come from coffee
beans. Most of the caffeine is synthetically manufactured by the
chemical industry. In entertaining episodes our Chemical Reporter
answers questions of our Podcast listeners on Chemistry in our
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