Sam Woolfe

Mixing Energy Drinks With Booze May Affect Adolescent Brains Like Cocaine

Vodka Red Bull, Jägerbombs and numerous strange brews in colourful bottles are standard fare for many people on a night out. But now it appears that mixing alcohol and caffeine-containing energy drinks may cause changes in the adolescent brain similar to taking cocaine, according to research published in the U.S.

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Widespread Starvation Could Be a Reality Before the End of the Century

A shocking new study by researchers at the University of Arizona underscores the alarming possibility that, by 2070, widespread starvation could plague the planet. Unless CO2 emissions are kept at zero by 2070, global warming could threaten the wild relatives of staple foods such as wheat and rice, which make up half of all the calories consumed by humans.

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