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Why chemical engineers are now studying coffee

The University of California-Davis hopes to become the worldwide epicenter of coffee research, just as climate change threatens the multi-billion dollar industry. With the land in some countries that farm coffee eroding, researchers hope to find an environmentally-friendly solution that will also let you still have your regular morning cup. Dana Jacobson speaks to scientists who are working on the "coffee genome."
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