By John Timbrell
Now not every little thing artifical is harmful, and never every little thing typical is secure. Timbrell's exploration of the darkish aspect of chemistry, written for a lay viewers, is either creepy and academic, laying out how, whilst, and why chemical compounds of all types are toxic. His objective, he writes, is to aid readers type throughout the conflicting and unsettling info that surrounds us all to allow them to larger make up their very own minds and stability hazards opposed to merits. He seems at industrially established situations, comparable to Bhopal and Minimata, in addition to pollutants within the flora and fauna, together with that toxic delicacy the puffer fish and the plant fungus that ended in the Salem witch trials. Timbrell teaches biochemical toxicology at King's collage, London.
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