As we forge ahead into the new year, let’s take some time to thank the intrepid researchers, volunteers, and even the occasional dog who came before us, made sure our food and drugs are free from poison, and built the devices that make our modern lives possible.
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The Poison Squads: The Stupid, Risky First Food Safety Tests: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yniErnqqvuI
How Pocket Calculators Changed Electronics Forever: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goB47Cgqxfs
How Studying Bacteria Almost Kept Us From Discovering the Flu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci-dAcEo2uw
The Real Story of John Snow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Uwwhudc-CQ
A Deadly Mistake That Led to Safer Medicine | Elixir Sulfanilamide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfFQPGVZPuk
Thalidomide: The Chemistry Mistake That Killed Thousands of Babies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrTHfBCduRA
When Sled Dogs Saved an Alaskan Town: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsl7Hkeg4S8
That Time the US Government Poisoned Alcohol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKKjWyOtyTg
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