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Opal-Based Breathalyzer Being Developed
2013-10-09 05:05:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of Italian researchers are hoping to make catching drunk drivers easier and less expensive for police officers by developing a new portable breathalyzer capable of testing for precise alcohol concentrations. Their research, which appears in Tuesday’s edition of The Optical Society's (OSA) journal Optical Materials Express, describes a new portable device that would change colors from green to red when it detected higher...

2013-10-07 12:06:28

Physicians have long observed that binge drinking can significantly impair the healing process following a bone fracture. Now a study by Loyola University Medical Center researchers is providing insights into how alcohol slows healing on the cellular and molecular levels. The findings could lead to treatments to improve bone healing in alcohol abusers, and possibly non-drinkers as well. Roman Natoli, MD, PhD, will present findings Oct. 6 during the American Society for Bone and Mineral...

2013-10-02 23:03:47

In-demand research report “United Kingdom Cider Market Insights 2013” drawn up by Canadean has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, a better summer is the key factor that is set to prompt growth in the UK cider market. London, UK (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Although the UK cider market is expected to keep on seeing a downward trend in sales, the general outlook for the industry is quite optimistic. The key factor that is set to prompt growth in the...

2013-09-30 23:38:29

A new study suggests that people who feel it's wrong to drink and drive may change their beliefs when they're intoxicated themselves. Alcohol abuse causes physical and emotional problems for drinkers, property damage, traffic crashes and criminal justice proceedings and why it's important to contact a detox center like Harbor Village if you have a drinking issue. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 As reported by HealthDay (9/12), in People's Beliefs on Drunk Driving...

2013-09-30 14:12:17

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol -- a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact is this having on the youth of today? Experts warn that fresh evidence demonstrates that public health messages on alcohol may no longer be audible over the louder message from some sections of the music industry. Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University,...

2013-09-27 23:28:33

MillionaireMatch.com reveals that more than 88 percent of its members drink socially. Drinking has already been an indispensable part for millionaires’ social life. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Drinking has a strong influence on people’s social life. It is an important way for people to know each other. Many people start drinking because drinking makes it easier to develop interpersonal relationships. Some people drink in order to be confident or to relax...

Glass Size, Shape Often Determines How Much Wine We Pour
2013-09-27 13:05:55

[ Watch the Video: Wine Glass Size Impacts Your Pouring Skills ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The amount to wine someone pours into a glass can vary significantly from person to person and depend on a variety of factors, including glass physics, according to a new study from Iowa State and Cornell researchers. “People have trouble assessing volumes,” said study researcher Laura Smarandescu, an assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State. “They tend to...

2013-09-26 23:35:02

The Micro Beer Club’s most recent blog post discusses the merits and disadvantages of canned beer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 There is an ongoing debate on whether canned or bottling provides the better beer. Often times, the canned beer casts an image of cheapness or low quality. This week, a new blog post from The Micro Beer Club, a Seattle based beer club, talked about the advantages and disadvantages of canned beer. Canning doesn’t make beer lower quality, and in fact...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.