Scientist creates alcohol-alternative that still provides a buzz
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Spotted: Neuropsychopharmacologist David Nutt claims to have found a way to make one feel “tipsy” without having to drink alcohol. The Imperial College London scientist has developed a molecule, which he has dubbed Alcarelle, that can stimulate these necessary parts of the brain. Nutt expects Alcarelle to be regulated as a food additive or ingredient, so it will need to meet food safety regulations, rather than undergo clinical trials. In order to get approval, they will need to create a "complete drink product” and are working with food scientists to use the Alcarelle as an additive in a new beverage. At…
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