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Espresso Machines Brew a Microbiome of Their Own

December 1st, 2015

Episode 372 of 579 episodes

Researchers sampled ten espresso machines and found that most of them harbored coffee residues rich in bacteria—including some potentially pathogenic strains. Christopher Intagliata reports