How to Catch a Poisoner
August 30, 2012
How did scientists develop the ability to detect toxins in a body? Tune in LIVE as Deborah Blum, Pulitzer-prize winning science writer and author of The Poisoner's Handbook, tells the remarkable story of the two scientists who invented forensic medicine and figured out how to catch killers that used an almost invisible weapon. Learn the history of poison, murder, and forensic investigation.
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What You Will Learn
- What was the golden age of poisoners?
- When and how did scientists learn to detect such murders?
- How do classic poisons such as arsenic and cyanide affect us today?
- Why poisons are a useful tool in scientific communication
- And much more…
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