Are Some Chemicals More Dangerous at Low Doses?

April 3rd, 2009

by David Biello

“‘Most people still consider their hormones as a private, innate part of their bodies,’ Sandra Steingraber, a biologist at Ithaca College, said at the conference,’not as a tuning fork that responds to messages streaming in from the environment. Small chemical doses can interfere with hormone levels.'” Steingraber is quoted in this Scientific American article on chemicals that may be more risky at low levels of exposure. Read the article