Toxicology for Non-Toxicologists (Science for Nonscientists) by Mark E. Stelljes Ph.D.

By Mark E. Stelljes Ph.D.

Toxicology for Non-Toxicologists offers non-scientific readers with easy toxicological strategies and explains how these ideas and their purposes have an effect on daily life. it really is designed for pros within the environmental box in addition to for a extra common viewers. thoroughly up to date, this version contains new overviews of key rising concerns, together with nanotechnology, endocrine disruptors, and vapor intrusion of chemical substances in indoor air. it's also a brand new case examine, monitoring how a brand new chemical involves industry, and a short precis of the kinds of jobs toxicologists have and the kinds of labor that they do. Readers will locate an creation to the examine of poisonous chemical compounds on people and the surroundings, together with discussions on natural meals, nutrients ingredients, and insecticides; pollutants incidents in either the air and the water; deceptive media reporting of toxicology; and the restrictions of present toxicology wisdom. It additionally specializes in key recommendations in toxicology, examines 4 varieties of poisonous results, and discusses the regulatory framework of environmental legislation and federal corporations as they pertain to toxicology.

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