VOLUME 10 NUMBER 2 (July to December 2017)

Phil. Sci. Lett. 2013 10 (2) 121-122
available online: November 28, 2017



ARTICLE

Investigating one of the world’s deadliest substances

by Luis Wilfrido Atienza

Dioxins are known to be one of the most toxic substances in the world. They are created by several industrial processes but are also created naturally in volcanic eruptions and forest fires. Because of this they are extremely common—found all over the world, in many different ecosystems, including urban environments.

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