19 Jul 2012

Science - Toxicology

From Nights, 8:43 pm on 19 July 2012

What's your poison? Dr Leo Schep from the NZ National Poisons Centre about substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life... arsenic - was this 'perfect poison' the demise of Napoleon Bonaparte, once Emperor of France, on the island of St Helena in the south Atlantic Ocean in early May 1821.