Deborah Blum is a Pulitzer-prize winning science writer and professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of four books, most recently, Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death. She has written for numerous publications, ranging from The New York Times to Discover Magazine. She is a past-president of the National Association of Science Writers and currently serves on an advisory board to the National Academy of Sciences.
Science investigator and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Deborah Blum discussed the untold story of how poison rocked New York City in the 1920's, and how forensic science and toxicology became indispensable in solving crimes.