Forever chemicals are known for being water-, heat- and oil-resistant, which makes them useful in everything from rain jackets to firefighting foams.
But the chemistry that makes them so useful also makes them stick around in the environment and in us—and that could be a bad thing:
Researchers step toward understanding how toxic PFAS chemicals spread from release sites
Video: What are forever chemicals, and do they last forever? (2021, April 5)
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