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Alcohol: An Astonishing Molecule

Alcohol: An Astonishing Molecule

Patrick E. McGovern on March 2015

The History of Alcohol

Inebriety and Its "Cures"

Beer and Civilization

Wine

Maynard A. Amerine on August 1964

Champagne

The Science of Bubbly

Gérard Liger-Belair on January 2003

Examinations of Beer

September 1885

Beer

Anthony H. Rose on June 1959

Absinthe

Wilfred Niels Arnold on June 1989

Is Alcohol a Food, a Poison, or Both?

Alcohol and the Bootlegger

Ismar Ginsberg on June 1923

Prohibition and the Physiological Effects of Alcohol

H. H. Mitchell on October 1930

Alcohol in American History

David F. Musto on April 1996

Beers and Ales, Considered Medically

The Action of Alcohol

The Pharmacology of Alcohol

Alcohol in the Body

Leon A. Greenberg on December 1953

The Metabolism of Alcohol

Charles S. Lieber on March 1976

Drink to Your Health?

Arthur L. Klatsky,Tina West on December 2006

Staying Sober

Staying Sober

Andreas Heinz on April 2006

Intoxicating: The Science of AlcoholThe substance has nourished and intoxicated animal life long before humans walked upright. Yet our manipulation and consumption of alcohol led to profound physical and cultural effects—and helped make us who we are

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