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Posts tagged alcohol

May 8, 2019


Drunken Monkeys

In a 2015 study of Chimpanzees, the animals were observed seeking out and drinking alcohol.

July 16, 2018


Red Wine Makes Beef Taste Better

Red wine (and other alcohol) can denature beef.

July 13, 2018


Alcohol Makes Pie Crust And Fried Fish Better

Want to have the best pie crust around? We’ve got a tip for you: vodka.

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



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




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

June 24, 2015



From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

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

March 26, 2015



Alcohol On A Wound

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

March 2, 2015



How Many Calories Are In Your Lunch?

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

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