In this course we are going to take a walk through the history of toxins, we will discover the most important person in toxicology, we will reveal intoxications as important as the death of Socrates, and illustrious poisoners like the Borgias.
We will learn to differentiate how and in what way toxins, as well as substance abuse, have affected and/or affect our lives.
We live surrounded by toxins, but; Do we know how to distinguish between toxic and non-toxic substances? Why is one substance toxic for me and not for others? Do we now have more toxic substances at our disposal? Are there antidotes for all toxic substances? Are they always as harmful as they are made to seem? Is there any beneficial use of toxins?