Nonstick chemicals that stick around and detecting ear infections with smartphones

Science | AAAS | 5/16/2019 | Staff
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The groundwater of Rockford, Michigan, is contaminated by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, chemicals found in everything from nonstick pans to dental floss to—in the case of Rockford—waterproofing agents from a shoe factory that shut down in 2009. Science journalist Sara Talpos talks with host Meagan Cantwell about how locals found the potentially health-harming chemicals in their water, and how contamination from nonstick chemicals isn’t limited to Michigan.

Also this week, host Sarah Crespi talks with Shyamnath Gollakota of...
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