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Alcohol, according to one famous Springfield resident, is the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.  This is a saying that obviously resounded with one inebriated Japanese scientist who has found that booze may in fact hold the key to solving a long standing problem of how to achieve superconductivity at high temperatures.

Yoshihiko Takano a physicist at Japan's National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba, has, according to the New Scientist, discovered that alcoholic drinks can transform supposedly ordinary materials into ones that can conduct electricity with zero resistance.

Ah, those clever Japanese.  To read the rest of the article, click here.