Arsenic was widely used as a medicine in the 19th & 20th centuries. The development of forensic toxicology coincided with the spread of mass-produced & commercially distributed medicines & poisons, & an associated rise in murders & suicides involving those substances.
Coca-Cola dispenser, 1896. Long before bottles and cans, Coca-Cola came to American consumers as syrup mixed with soda and sold by the glass at drugstores and soda fountains. The company presented these ornate dispensers to franchise owners who sold more than 50 gallons of syrup a year. From the National Museum of American History.
Alexander Fleming Aug 1881-Mar 1945, born in Scoland, is the discoverer of penicillin in 1928. It was finally tested, purified and in use in 1939. Penicillin changed the course of medicine. Fleming was knighted in 1944 and given the Nobel Prize in 1945.
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