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September 21, 2015


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Alcoholic beverages may make you drowsy, but actually reduce your quality of sleep.

June 24, 2015


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From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

March 26, 2015


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Alcohol On A Wound

Alcohol creates a burning sensation on open wounds because it triggers your body's heat receptors.

March 2, 2015


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How Many Calories Are In Your Lunch?

Are you counting calories? Here's how food scientists get their figures.

December 9, 2014


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When Wine Turns to Vinegar

Regardless of how old or pricey, good wine goes bad without quality corking and storage.

May 28, 2014


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Is Getting ‘Blind Drunk’ A Real Thing?

Is drinking yourself 'blind' just an exaggeration, like 'eating till you burst'? Or can alcohol really turn out the lights?

August 7, 2013


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Fruit Flies Love Alcohol!

If you're a fruit fly, literally dousing your offspring in alcohol is apparently one of the best ways to protect them from danger...

July 5, 2013


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Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

August 21, 2012


beer flight made with barley

How Is Barley Turned Into Beer?

Did you know that the majority of the world's barley harvest is destined for beer production.

June 18, 2012


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What Is The Equation For A Happy, Healthy Teen?

Teenagers are often a difficult bunch. With all those hormones flooding their bodies, they can be moody, unpredictable, and prone to making dubious choices.

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