Weighing the Evidence: Chemical Risks

news_views_icon“Weight Of Evidence: How To Make Sense Of Reports On Toxicology And Pesticides,” by News Staff at Science 2.0.scienceandtechnology
There are tens of thousands of human-made chemicals circulating today and some have been bad despite studies that didn’t initially find harm, yet almost every chemical is under siege by environmental groups, and they all claim science is on their side. Everything from bisphenol A used in plastics to neonicotinoid pesticides to glyphosate weed-killers are criticized by lawyers at environmental groups despite the science consensus. How can the public know which ones really pose threats to our health and environment and which ones are just studies designed to keep poisoning lab animals until they show an effect? Read more.

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