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New Research Suggests Daily Marijuana Use Is Not Associated with Brain Abnormalities in Adolescents or Adults

According to some recent researches, smoking marijuana is closely linked with physical changes in certain areas of the brain, as far as shape and volume is concerned. However there is no established cause and effect approved by these studies. At present, the latest study, by application of a more robust experimental design […]

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Human Ancestors Thought to Be Consuming Alcohol 10 Million Years Ago

It was previously thought that the predecessors of mankind started to imbibe alcohol nearly 9,000 years ago when the food storage and the natural fermentation process came into being. However, this idea was totally wrong!  Based on the analysis of ancient alcohol-metabolizing enzymes, it was 10 million years ago that […]

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Stunning Photos of Dried Whisky under Microscope

Stunning Photos of Dried Whisky under Microscope

Although we might have seen some really amazing photos of alcohol very close in the past, however but such images are quite different beyond our imagination. It is Ernie Button, an American photographer and artist who has produced this artwork by capturing photos of dried up whisky at the bottom of a […]

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Remote Detection of Drivers’ Alcohol Breath by Roadside Laser

Spotting drunk drivers from a distance. With lasers. It is unacceptable behavior to drink and drive. In order to effectively reduce drunken driving, the scientists now resort to high technology by using a laser device installed alongside the road to detect alcohol vapor within a fast-driving car. When the laser […]

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The Whole School of Fish Swims Faster If One Gets Drunk

The Whole School of Fish Swims Faster If One Gets Drunk

It is commonly known that when a single fish was drunk, it would swims faster than it used to do. However, if such drunken fish was thrown into a tank with sober fish, what consequence is expected for that? The fact is that such fish would swim even more quickly than […]

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What Can Drunk Prairie Voles Tell Us about Booze and Relationships?

What Can Drunk Prairie Voles Tell Us about Booze and Relationships?

Rodents can tell people how alcohol influences men and women. It is the common experience that on one hand, alcohol can bind romantic pairs much closely, but on the other it can also break the relationship because of the extra-partner dalliance. In order to find more about the dual nature of […]

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