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Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Poisonous Books

The librarians at the University of Southern Denmark wanted to read the scraps of manuscript used to make the covers of three rare books from the 16th and 17th centuries. When they put the books under X-ray analysis they found the books’ covers were suffused with arsenic.

More: Atlas Obscura

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