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The Toxic World Mess – Hopeful Trends to the future

Technical capabilities continue to increase, and new chemicals and materials (e.g., nanotubes) will continue to be developed. Whether the toxicity of these new chemicals and materials will be more rigorously evaluated before being released to the markets will depend upon … Continue reading

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Latest News on that Nasty Stuff: DIOXIN

Dioxin is a rather simple molecule, consisting of two benzene molecules connected by two oxygen atoms, and each benzene has two attached chlorine atoms. It is similar to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in composition and damaging health effects, only dioxins are … Continue reading

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