• New device to measure ethanol's deadly twin

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Methanol is sometimes referred to as ethanol's deadly twin. While the latter is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer and schnapps, the former is a chemical that becomes highly toxic when metabolized by the human body.
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  • Measuring ethanol's deadly twin

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have developed an inexpensive, handheld measuring device that can distinguish between methanol and potable alcohol. It offers a simple, quick method of detecting adulterated or contaminated alcoholic beverages and is able to diagnose methanol poisoning in exhaled breath.
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