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'Earlier, around 1831, Pharmacist P.F. Touery, pulled a daring stunt in front of an audience of fellow scientists at The French Academy of Medicine by drinking a massive dose of lethal strychnine in front of them. Amazingly, he suffered no toxic effects.
He had combined the deadly poison with activated charcoal, an antidote and detoxifying agent that goes back centuries.'