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Better Music Through Chemistry

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An accidental hero, Hofmann initially "discovered'' the drug formally known as lysergic acid diethylamide-25 way back in 1938, while he was studying medicinal uses of a fungus for Sandoz pharmaceuticals. A few years later, in 1943, he got a dose of the real deal when a small amount seeped into his finger during a lab experiment.