Boiling this question down to the molecules, ethanol itself does not carry any benefits. Ethanol is the “active” ingredient in vodka, gin, wine, rum and other alcohols. It requires special detoxification by the liver when ingested so it doesn’t poison the drinker. In people without the detoxifying protein called “alcohol dehydrogenase,” drinking any amount of ethanol can cause a massive reaction including gut-wrenching pain, because ethanol is a biological toxin.
"Neurotours" provides an immersive live experience through the human brain with UAA biologist Rachael Hannah
Anchorage has many diverse neighborhoods, but it's difficult to see where their borders end and begin.
Pubic hair — we all have it, unless of course you have a genetic abnormality and are a human naked mole rat. Many people ask the question, “How much is too much?” when shaving the dreaded pubic region.
On Dec. 8, the Olympic flame was lit in Athens, Greece, and began its relay to the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. On Dec. 21, UAA senior Aleah Scheick arrived in Italy, where she...
Stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid stupid humans. I mean, seriously. What is this. WHAT IS THIS. I want to send George down to the capitol to shake some sense into these people. Everyone wants to do that. According to polls, almost 90 percent of America wants to do that. And for once, I can’t blame them.
UAA Core Alcohol and Drug Survey uses a positive social norming campaign to provide students with a positive perception of themselves and their peers
It’s quickly becoming that time of year where I begin making the difficult decisions that shape my summer months. Who signs my paycheck? Do I stay in a tent, or is someone in an...
For the first time in its two-decade history, the All-State Art Competition, an annual Alaska art contest for high school students, was organized and judged by UAA students. The Alaska Schools Activities Association normally...
Traveling is always easier when you have friends or family waiting for you at your destination. Having someone local that you can trust makes the entire travel experience better. Whether they show you around or simply point out which attractions are must-sees and which ones are a touch underwhelming, local knowledge is invaluable.