What's up with alcohol(s)?


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So we all know what we think of when we hear the word "alcohol," but what if that's not really the whole picture? There's actually many kinds of alcohol, most of which we cannot drink. So what's up with all those alcohols? What makes them different? What makes them similar enough to all be called alcohol? Let's find out.
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References from this episode
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  2. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2015/march/food-additive-could-serve-as-a-safer-more-environmentally-friendly-antifreeze.html
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1306022/
  4. https://fscimage.fishersci.com/msds/14280.htm
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