Why drunks should not give out grant money

Scientists at Ohio State University fed honey bees different amounts of alcohol and watched how long they spent walking, flying, grooming or just lying on their backs. They also measured the level of alcohol in the bees’ haemolyph – the equivalent of blood. Unsurprisingly, the more the bees drank, the less they moved around.

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Wouldn’t you just love to see the prospectus for this study? I wonder how you write “We’re gonna get a lot of bees loaded” without letting on.

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