It’s right around the corner, according to this article from the Independent.
Alcohol that makes you feel drunk without the coinciding hangover may be available within five years, according to researchers.
The synthetic alcohol, named Alcarelle, was created by Professor David Nutt – who believes it will change alcohol consumption, once it is regulated.
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“We know where in the brain alcohol has its ‘good’ effects and ‘bad’ effects, and what particular receptors mediate that – Gaba, glutamate, and other ones such as serotonin and dopamine,” he said. “The effects of alcohol are complicated but… you can target the parts of the brain you want to target.”
Now if they can cure cancer, we can get back to smoking cigarettes.