"If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders." -- Hal Abelson
When your head is pounding and you can't stomach even a dry piece of toast, who among us has not asked why? Not, "Why did I drink so much?" but "Why is this happening to me?"
A video from the American Chemical Society has the explanation:
Chemistry of Alcohol & Hangovers: Part Two from ACS Pressroom on Vimeo.
Tags: chemistry, food science, alcohol, overindulgence