A weather expert explains where petrichor – that pleasant, earthy scent that accompanies a storm's first raindrops – comes from.
The bulk of the alcohol industry's revenue comes from heavy drinkers.
Sobriety tags monitor how much alcohol a person drinks – can they work to reduce crime?
Sap from one tree collected in hollows in the bark, and natural yeast fermented the liquid to an alcoholic drink used by Aboriginal people. Europeans called the tree a cider gum because of the taste.
A nutritionist fact checks the claimed health benefits of beer. It may reduce the risk of heart disease but you'd be much better off getting these benefits from other foods.
More work needs to be done to prove a link between not drinking and developing dementia.
What is it that makes us feel drunk when we drink? And why do we keep drinking if it can make us feel so terrible?
The UK's alcohol problems aren't limited to high streets – so why are airports allowed to flout the rules?
Is a shot of tequila actually good for you? And what's the deal with the worm? To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a food historian explores some little-known aspects of the popular Mexican spirit.
A mix of alcohol, heightened emotions and toxic masculinity are to blame for surges in family violence perpetrated by sports fans.
A recent study to assess the health benefits of alcohol was halted after investigators were found to have ties to the alcohol industry. Are health benefits overstated and risks underplayed?
Wine drinkers are taking notes from the land now too, but it may not be entirely useful.
Alcohol has several negative effects on post-exercise recovery and rehydration, and should be avoided after sport and exercise
First study to look at lifetime alcohol consumption and cancer risk. Here's what it found.
Alcohol is a dangerous drug. Drinking in excess can kill you, but so can trying to quit.
Is telling pregnant women to simply abstain really the best advice?
A new pill may lower blood alcohol levels, helping a hangover and preventing alcohol overdose deaths.
The truth about harms on alcohol labels may not be good for the alcohol industry, but it could be good your health.
'Take a silver cup – always a silver cup' and 'fill it with ice pulverized to the fineness of snow,' a Kentucky man explained in 1908.
The number of teetotallers in Britain is rising. But that doesn't mean the rest of the population has a healthy relationship with alcohol.