Blue Shift: How the Panic Over BPA Accomplished Nothing

In two articles about the link between herbicides and cancer, toxicologist David Eastmondand chemist Derek Lowe use a great analogy about sharks to explain the difference between hazard and risk. “Sharks are a hazard. They are fierce predators with sharp teeth, and they most definitely have attacked humans in the past. But for most people, sharks are not much of a risk. ‘Risk’ … refers to your chances of being … Continue reading Blue Shift: How the Panic Over BPA Accomplished Nothing