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ScientIST: Can I Have Another Drink?

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What is a New Year’s Eve without an alcoholic binge? (Bringing a bright and shiny New Year’s Day rife with a pounding migraine, vomit-flecked party clothes, and the dim recollection of hooking up with a few ne’er-do-wells, of course.) Booze may have found its humble beginnings in the Neolithic period 10,000 years ago, but scientists are just now getting a handle on the mechanism of action for its varied and extensive effects.