Tag Archives: Nutt

• A drink that gets you drunk without the alcohol or hangover

A drink that gets you drunk without the alcohol or hangover

Professor David Nutt, a scientist who chaired the Government’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and was sacked for stating that ecstasy was no worse than alcohol, has this week been on the BBC’s Today programme seeking investment for his work at Imperial College, London, into the development of a substance that replicates the […]

• See Your Brain on Booze

See Your Brain on Booze

The human brain is a tangled mess of somewhere between 80 and 120-billion neurons, and these neurons are continuously creating and breaking trillions of connections with one another. What the incongruous results of Nutt and Vollenweider call attention to is the fact that neuroimaging studies have to approach the complexity of the brain from as […]