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Pain, Pus & Poison - Pain

  • Aired: 04/02/2014
  • 51:55
  • Rating: NR
A look at the scientific revolution, which began with the isolation of morphine by Friedrich Serturner at the start of the 19th Century- and continued into the 20th century when scientists like Arthur Eichengrun, who survived the horrors of a concentration camp, found a way to synthesize a stable form of a safe painkiller which he called aspirin, which could be manufactured on an industrial scale.
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An exploration of fighting pain looks at aspirin the isolation of morphine.
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