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PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ are widespread and threaten human health – here’s a strategy for protecting the public

By October 9, 2020PFAS in the news

Like many inventions, the discovery of Teflon happened by accident. In 1938, chemists from Dupont (now Chemours) were studying refrigerant gases when, much to their surprise, one concoction solidified. Upon investigation, they found it was not only the slipperiest substance they’d ever seen – it was also noncorrosive and extremely stable and had a high melting point. Read more…