Monday, March 09, 2009

Alcohol tastes sweeter...

When you're exposed to it in the womb (at least if you're a rat):
Alcohol may taste sweeter if you were exposed to it before birth, suggests a study in rats. The findings may shed new light on why human studies have previously linked fetal alcohol exposure to increased alcohol abuse later in life, and to a lower age at which a person first starts drinking alcohol.
More from NewScientist.



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