Monday, October 26, 2009

Poisoned at Harvard

This falls out of the realm of "funny" news items.

I was a little surprised to read on the NPR website yesterday, about a few folks being poisoned by coffee laced with Sodium Azide, a toxic chemical used in bio-lab work. What was intriguing was that this news item appeared in NPR and NPR only.

I was telling a friend as to how intriguing this was. Later, I found out that there was an attempt by Harvard to keep this under wrap for whatever reason.

Anyway, Slate and others are now taking it mainstream:

http://slatest.slate.com/id/2233658/?wpisrc=newsletter

I am betting this is one of those animal-loving terrorist groups at work...

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