alcoholism

Car Breathalyzers Are Useless Without The Benefit Of Rehab

Car Breathalyzers Are Useless Without The Benefit Of Rehab

Many DUI offenders revert back to drunk driving once their car breathalyzers have been removed, making these gadgets useless from a rehabilitative perspective. But a new pilot project shows that these devices, when used in conjunction with rehab, are effective in preventing future DUIs.

Scientists Engineered Mutant Worms That Can’t Get Drunk

Scientists Engineered Mutant Worms That Can’t Get Drunk

A team of researchers recently did something extraordinary. They made a genetic tweak to worms’ brains that made it impossible for them to get drunk. More specifically, the scientists modified the worms’ genes so that a molecular channel that binds alcohol to their brains would no longer work. And humans…