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Is Poison Immunity Possible? (Because Science w/ Kyle Hill)


Westley from Princess Bride escaped death by developing an immunity to poison, but is this really possible? Kyle tries to cheat death on this week’s Because Science!

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Artist: Andrew Bowser

Learn more:
• LETHAL DOSE OF ARSENIC TRIOXIDE: http://nerdi.st/1UH8c3j (LIKE 2 GRAINS OF SAND)
• “INHERITANCE POWDER”: http://nerdi.st/1OaMFdX
• DIFFERENT TOLERANCES: http://nerdi.st/1Icr2O9
• MITHRIDATES: http://nerdi.st/1YoQQbA (MITHRADATISM)
• ARSENIC EATERS: http://nerdi.st/1NANJsb
• ARSENIC USES: http://nerdi.st/1IXJWbx
• IONCAINE TASTELESS, ODORLESS, DISSOLVE: http://nerdi.st/1YltARk (CREATED 8TH CENTURY)
• GENETIC RESISTANCE TO ARSENIC: http://nerdi.st/1NANPzZ
• BUILD IMMUNITY TO POISONS? http://nerdi.st/1mr1Ppm