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Dec 2, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Human ancestors may have begun evolving the knack for consuming alcohol about 10 million years ago.
Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 21, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
About a third of U.S. adults drink excessively, but most of these people are not alcoholics, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov 17, 2014 11:55 AM ET
Energy-drink-prompted trips to the emergency room nearly doubled between 2007 and 2011, and while the FDA has since banned most pre-mixed alcholic energy drinks, bars can still serve them up. Tara explains what's so bad about them, for mind and body.
Oct 21, 2014 05:41 AM ET
All it takes is one drink a week for sperm count and overall quality to be degraded, at least that's all it took in a study of 1,200 Danish soldiers. Ross Everett stops by to explain.
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Aug 26, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins suggests.
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Neurologists found a way to predict -- with 70 percent accuracy -- which 14-year-olds will become binge drinkers by age 16. Find out the details from Laci.
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