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What happened? I was supposed to be on vacation in Bali, Indonesia at the end of November. But instead, I found myself still in Prairie Village, Kansas. Why am I telling you? Because mother earth, yes that earth, had other plans for me and Bali, namely the eruption of a volcano. Here is an impressive… Read More »
TOXNET is a suite of toxicology databases from the NLM. We’re prepping for some upcoming instruction on TOXNET ourselves, and wanted to share something we found today. This article is indexed in PubMed and the full text is freely available. What’s more, it’s written by project scientists at the Specialized Information Services division of NLM. The… Read More »
Most days you probably don’t think about it. I know I don’t think about it. But after Hurricane Harvey hit land in Texas, which lead to power outages and then several explosions at a chemical plant outside Houston, you may be asking yourself: What chemicals are in my backyard? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and… Read More »
TOXMAP beta now includes the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) 2015 data. What is TRI? TRI is a database from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that tracks the disposal and waste management of a legislated list of toxic chemicals. TRI is a mandatory federal reporting program. In general, chemicals covered by the TRI Program are those that… Read More »
The NNLM Training Office(NTO) is offering a free, online, asynchronous CE class called Discovering TOXNET® from March 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017. How is the content delivered? You will discover TOXNET and other NLM environmental health databases through videos, guided hands-on tutorials, and discovery exercises. The class is taught online in thirteen independent modules…. Read More »