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The Man Who Tried to Give Himself An Ulcer… For Science

Here at SciShow, we don’t like to indulge the idea of the ‘mad scientist.’ But sometimes scientists do live up to the stereotype, and resort to doing things most of us would never do. Like experimenting on themselves to prove a point. In 1984, an Australian doctor named Barry Marshall

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?

From the hand sanitizer at your favorite food truck to those single-use wipes at the doctor’s office, alcohols are used to disinfect things all the time. So every time you have an alcoholic drink, it’s basically like microbe-killing juice… which doesn’t sound so great for the helpful critters in your