Fingernail absolves lead poisoning in death of Arctic explorer

@article{Witze2016FingernailAL,
  title={Fingernail absolves lead poisoning in death of Arctic explorer},
  author={Alexandra Witze},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016}
}
  • A. Witze
  • Published 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
Analysis of nail points to zinc deficiency as culprit in 170-year-old mystery. 
Death by food
  • R. Byard
  • Medicine
  • Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology
  • 2017
TLDR
Food-related deaths are important in terms of global mortality, and thus autopsies need to be comprehensive with full ancillary testing and Medicolegal matters may involve issues concerning likely exposure to infectious agents, possible foods ingested, the declared content and possible components of food, the significance of toxicological analyses, and aspects of duty of care in cases of café coronary syndrome and gastroenteritis while in care. Expand

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