Category Archives: Characteristics of Murder

Speeding to Liver Disease

The dietary supplement market for weight loss products and those for performance enhancement is a $33 billion per year industry. Some of the rising stars in this supplement category include products formulated with Acacia rigidula, the extract from a shrub … Continue reading

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Powdered Glass – An Instrument of Death?

Let’s say that you have a particularly nasty villain in your novel and want to kill him or her off in some unique way. You have a brilliant idea! Crush glass into fine shards and mix them into the villain’s … Continue reading

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ARSENIC – The King of Poisons

Virtually imperceptible in the past when used as a poison, arsenic became known as “The King of Poisons” because of its lethal potency and because it was undetectable. Then the Marsh test came into use in 1836! From that point … Continue reading

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PRIONS and the Zombie Disease!

Imagine designing a murder mystery plot using a substance that transformed ordinary people into zombies and then writing a convincing story based on the science of it all. The victims in your story would have difficulty walking because of loss … Continue reading

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Chemical Weapons At A Glance!

Although my blogs are eclectic in that I sometimes write about pharmacy issues, at other times I blog about interesting methods to kill off characters in novels and sometimes I write about…well, about writing. Since many of my blogs involve … Continue reading

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Allergic to Murder!

We all know that poisons and toxins can kill. I’ve blogged about those often, and such lethal chemicals create interesting focal points for murder scenes and the basis for enticing murder plots. But an unsettling reality is that normal foods … Continue reading

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Inert Gases Can Lead To Murder!

Awhile back, I saw an interesting murder plot on television. The scenario involved a wealthy man who had his home office designed such that it was similar to an impenetrable vault—both for security and privacy purposes. The room was so … Continue reading

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