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A Poisonous World

By Linda Tancs

Musée des Confluences is France’s newest museum. Located at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers in Lyon, the spaceship-like facility is a science center and anthropological museum. One of its studies on display until April 13 explores the world of poison. A subject evoking both fear and fascination, the exhibition delves into the historical, cultural, scientific and forensic aspects of poison through various media, including artifacts, art and live animals.

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