January 15, 2003 13:04 | URLs

Nevermind monkeys and typewriters...

Drunken monkeys hold a clue!

Biochemical studies from the St. Kitts colony also indicate that the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin in steady and binge drinkers have altered functions, which may be exaggerated by chronic alcohol abuse.

"We tend to think that chemicals like nicotine and alcohol have reversible effects on the brain," says Palmour. "Once your brain has had a lot of experience with nicotine, it may not be the same brain that it was before.

Oh ca-risse! Ok, I gotta stop smoking and drinking NOW!!! Eeek! Eeeeeek!