US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has given defiant testimony after he was accused of sexual misconduct by several women.
At a combative hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, he denied the allegations and pledged never to give up.
It followed testimony from Doctor Christine Blasey Ford, a research psychologist who said an assault by Mr Kavanaugh 36 years ago had "drastically" affected her life.
The committee must now vote on his confirmation, which will then go to the full Senate.
Some of us love the taste of coffee but can’t deal with the effects of caffeine. So how exactly do you take the caffeine out of a coffee bean?
If you’re partial to a cup of coffee minus the caffeine, then next time you’ve boiled the kettle you should raise your mug in memory of Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge.
Runge was a 19th-Century German chemist who had come to the attention of Goethe – the poet and statesman who was also a keen science scholar. Goethe had heard of Runge’s groundbreaking investigation into belladonna, otherwise known as nightshade. Runge had isolated the compound that caused eye muscles to dilate if it was ingested.
Goethe had been recently given a case of coffee beans, and so he asked Runge to perform an analysis of the beans. What Runge discovered is arguably the most consumed drug in the modern world – caffeine.
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Caffeine is present in other drinks and foods – notably tea and chocolate – but it is inextricably linked with coffee. It’s a stimulant and an appetite s