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December 27, 2017

 

Goldfish (Carassius auratus) are members of the carp family.

Drunk Goldfish

Goldfish can survive up to five months in oxygen-less water at the bottom of frozen ponds by turning lactic acid into alcohol-ethanol.

December 8, 2016

 

Vodka and gin have less congeners than white wine.

Congeners and Hangovers

One reason why last night's red wine is making you so miserable today? Congeners.

February 12, 2016

 

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Cold Heart, Warm Hands

Though hooch makes you feel warmer, alcohol causes your body temperature to drop and can put you at risk of hypothermia.

September 21, 2015

 

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Nightcap

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

 

Alcohol really isn't very good for your eyes.

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

 

Being a fruit fly mother involves a lot of alcohol!

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...

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