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Toxicology rethinks its central belief

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Hormesis demands a reappraisal of the way risks are assessed.

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Our work is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Our views do not necessarily represent those of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research or the US Government.

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  1. Edward J. Calabrese and Linda A. Baldwin are at the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA.

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