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Savelberg on Wireless Road Bangkok

We welcome to opening of a splendid restaurant, Savelberg to Bangkok. Chef Henk and Dante worked meticulously to bring to us a 1 Michelin star rated culinary experience into our neighborhood. We look forward to the dining pleasure at Savelberg shortly. Congratulations to the team at Savelberg! ...

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Green Tea May Help Transport Cancer Drugs

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR in Singapore, led by J.E. Chung, have been developing a way to create a nanocarrier from green tea that can hold cancer-fighting medications. A nanocarrier is a material that is less than 100 nm in diameter and can serve to move a substance within the body. The team at IBN has created a nanocarrier from EGCG, an antioxidant that is found in large amounts in green tea. A molecule is then employed to act as a cov...

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Paris: A Guide To Coffee In The Marais

Strada Cafe Paris Marais Sprudge: Tucked into a small space on Rue de Temple, if you weren’t looking for Strada Café you might miss it, and that would be a shame. This is a cozy space, the kind of place where you could pass the gray, Parisian wintery months in comfort. Strada serves locally roasted L’Arbre à Café, and the pour over can be ordered in three different sizes. Aussies will be happy to know that there’s a flat white on the menu, and if for some reason you’ve overdosed on co...

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Small Tea Growers Stage Work Stoppage

West Bengal’s Small Tea Growers (STG) and factory owners continue to struggle over new measures to guarantee tea quality and ensure fair pricing. STG has implemented a work stoppage recently as a result. Factory owners are demanding that at least 65% of the tea brought in for processing consist of finely plucked leaf (two leaves and a bud.) This has become a major point of contention as STG, the tea research association and even Prabir Seal, president of the North Bengal Tea Producers Welfa...

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Can Blossom's MIT-enhanced brew win over skeptical baristas?

Can Blossom's MIT-Enhanced Brew Win Over Skeptical Baristas? Inside the attempt to perfect coffee-making technology By Danielle Sacks Inside a grimy garage off an alleyway in San Francisco’s SOMA district seethes the accouterment of a bootstrapped startup. Filthy frat-house leather couches, stray books with titles like "Emotional Design," and a former NASA engineer jockeying between a circuit board and a laptop. Only the company isn’t trying to build the next app or smart d...

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