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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Former student sentenced to seven years for poisoningco lleague
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 10:05:41 -0500
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Following up on this thread, this article just appeared about a 1994 Chinese thallium poisoning case, which appears to be one of several cases now of Chinese students poisoning rivals. Two more to add to the previous discussion: 

And it's not just chemistry, either. 

Of course, murder of rivals and deliberate poisoning is not confined to China as myriad history books and a quick web search will attest. All such incidents are a reminder to always be cognizant of cultural and social issues/pressures; profiling, of course, is not useful/acceptable, but there are usually behavioral warning signs and proactive measures that can be taken when they are spotted.

Rob Toreki

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