Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged drinking

November 27, 2017


A dog can't learn how to be a tidy drinker.

Why Are Dogs Such Messy Drinkers?

Dogs stay hydrated by plunging their tongue deep into water and curving it backwards into a sort of ladle shape.

March 31, 2016



Drinking and Smoking

Smoking and drinking make for quite the combo. Here's why:

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.

December 24, 2014



The Genetics of the Hangover

Alcoholism runs in families. So does hangover tolerance.

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?

December 18, 2012


How do you drink less?

Want To Drink Less Alcohol? Change Your Glass.

Does drinking from a curved glass increase the chance that you'll drink faster?

June 18, 2012


Teens who get exercise and stay away from alcohol and drugs are more likely to be happy.

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.

November 8, 2011


In the epic struggle between dogs and cats, who will win the battle for the title of most sophisticated drinker?

Do Cats Rule While Dogs Just Drool?

In the contest of pet superiority - dogs versus cats - who knew that drinking method was even a topic?

February 11, 2011


What Drinking And Exercise Have In Common

Dehydration is big problem in some sports because you don't feel like you're losing water.

January 7, 2010


How Do Breathalyzers Work? And What Do They Measure?

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

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science