A Coffee Hat Could Make Nose and Throat Surgery Easier
Engineers at Vanderbilt University designed the coffee-filled swim cap.
Coffee is having its moment in 2017: This year researchers have discovered that it repairs damage to the liver, its one of the best beverages to drink before working out, and even helps prevent your arteries from clogging. (Well, all of that is according to a few studies, anyway.) Now, apparently coffee, or coffee grounds rather, might also help nose and throat surgery. Engineers at Vanderbilt University have developed a cap that contains six cups of coffee grounds, which they hope will improve the so-called “GPS system” surgeons use to navigate the nose and throat during surgery, according to the university.
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