Harmful boomerang: PFAS pollution in ocean comes back to land
“The common belief was that PFAS would eventually wash off into the oceans where they would stay to be diluted over the timescale of decades”
17-Dec-2021 - Many of the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that end up in the ocean boomerang back to shore after they are re-emitted into air with the crashing of waves, according to a study by researchers at Stockholm University published inEnvironmental Science & Technology. The findings suggest ...
Synthetic chemicals in soils are 'ticking time bomb'
13-Feb-2020 - A growing health crisis fueled by synthetic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in groundwater has garnered much attention in the last few years. The reported levels could be "just the tip of the iceberg," as most of the chemicals are still migrating down slowly ...
From exposomics to phytotoxins: Safe foodstuffs in the focus of analytica 2018
21-Mar-2018 - What substances occurring naturally in foodstuffs jeopardize our health? How do pollutants affect our genetic material? Is baking paper a cause for concern? Such questions from the food sciences will be in the focus of the leading trade fair analytica and the accompanying analytica conference, ...
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