The science of getting drunk

Why does alcohol get you drunk?

What’s actually in alcohol?

And why does it give you such a terrible hangover?

For that matter – barring whatever you do on the night, is there any other evidence that alcohol is bad for you?

Dr Sophie Calabretto talks to Cosmos Magazine science journalist Ellen Phiddian about the science of alcohol and if there’s any basis to the claims a glass of wine each night with dinner is actually good for you.

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