Featuring 3 articles by 3 scientists

The 'drunken monkey' argument: are we predisposed to alcohol addiction?

Biologists have found a genetic mutation that may explain why humans like a damaging habit

Irene Park


University of Michigan

Goldfish can survive without oxygen for months by basically getting drunk

"It's bizarre to see this kind of enzyme in anything with a face"

Brittney Borowiec

Environmental Physiology

McMaster University

We need to change the way we think about alcoholism

A neuroscientist argues that genetics alone isn't enough to beat the illness or the stigma

David Haggerty


Indiana University School of Medicine