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February 11, 2010



Brandy From Wine: How Alcohol Is Turned Into Brandy

Have you ever wondered how Brandy and Wine are different?

January 28, 2010



What Beer Does To Your Brain

What exactly happens to your body after you have a glass of beer?

January 7, 2010


Three shots of vodka

How Do Breathalyzers Work? And What Do They Measure?

Ever wonder how a breathalyzer test actually works? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 6, 2006


Energy drinks and alcohol on ice

Caffeine And Alcohol

Does caffeine counteract certain ugly side effects of alcohol? Is there any reason to be wary of mixing the two substances?

January 31, 2006



The Physics of a Splash

What happens when a droplet of liquid lands on a glass surface?

December 2, 2005


Squares Rule

“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 30, 2005


Deaths During the Holidays

Research indicates that more people die of natural causes during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004


Cold Heart, Warm Hands, and Alcohol

Does drinking an alcoholic beverage make you warmer? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 16, 2004


Drinking and Smoking

When it comes to trying to quit smoking, there's more to it than willpower. Learn about the role alcohol plays with smoking, on this Moment of Science.

April 23, 2004


Hand Sanitizers

Do hand sanitizers work any better than soap and water? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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