Risk Bites, a delightful series of videos that provide insights into the science of risk, has released a new video on dose response. Enjoy and comment here.
The National Library of Medicine's WISER for Windows 4.5 is now available. This new version of WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) fully integrates Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) content and updates the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) content to 2012. Here is a closer look at What's New in this release: Full integration of CHEMM content, which … Continue reading WISER for Windows 4.5 now available
Ten University of Michigan School of Public Health graduate students are once again blogging at Mind the Science Gap. Here's a recent post on a ruling by the Food & Drug Adminstration on trans fats. Enjoy--& comment!
Our friends at Risk Bites have released a new video: Could Alien Blood be Toxic? Enjoy & comment!
An updated version of this video has just been released. Our friends at Risk Bites have released a new video on the science of mixing acetaminophen & alcohol. Enjoy!
Kazunari Yoshimura will provide a general overview of global water issues and discuss the possibility of U.S.-Japan cooperation in terms of water treatment, water security, and disaster prevention. Mr. Yoshimura will also go into detail on waste water treatment technologies in both the United States and in Japan. He also will describe his experience as … Continue reading Lecture today: Global Water Issues and U.S.-Japan Cooperation
From our friends at Risk Sense come a new video (& resources) on the precautionary principle. Take a look! http://youtu.be/3RC7EGDtOYM
I'm coming a bit late to this party (vacations & all), but our friends at Risk Bites have started a new series on advanced materials safety. Start here, then follow the series for 7 weeks.
From the New York Times: Southern Chinese on average have lived at least five years longer than their northern counterparts in recent decades because of the destructive health effects of pollution from the widespread use of coal in the north, according to a study released Monday by a prominent American science journal. The study, which … Continue reading Pollution leads to drop in life span in northern China
From our friends at Risk Bites, a new series of videos on what scientific models are and aren't.