Medical research on ethnic variations in vulnerability to trace pollutants

Medical research on ethnic variations in vulnerability to trace pollutants

Originally submitted by Joe Ravetz
last updated by Rafael Popper

Weak Signal's progress: advanced

This Weak Signal came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Weak Signal: 
Theme 6 - Environment (including Climate Change)

The sub-theme that best relates to this Weak Signal: 
Environment and health

When did the Weak Signal manifest ? 
2005-now

Weak Signal's description 
The papers are apparently quite neutral and the authors did not realize that this evidence would be used by extremists, to inflame an already tense situation in deprived urban areas.