The National Library of Medicine has produced a three-part series to educate individuals on the basic principles of toxicology. You can go through the tutorials online or download on your computer (see download links below).
Great information for those interested in toxicology, studying for the CIH examination, or as a general refresher.
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Original article appeared in the Scientific American Blog “60-Second Science“, by David Biello
There are some 82,000 chemicals used commercially in the U.S., but only a fraction have been tested to make sure they’re safe and just five are regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to congressional investigators. But a government scientist [...]