7 Aug 2017

Nights' Science - Pick your poison

From Nights, 8:12 pm on 7 August 2017

Toxicologist Dr. Leo Schep tests for substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life. Tonight he talks about Tetrodotoxin poisoning, which most often occurs via the ingestion of some types of fish. And yet, in some cultures people like to dice with death and eat these fish, typically raw, as a delicacy.