Exposure to ‘forever chemicals’ costs US billions in health costs — ScienceDaily

Daily exposure to a class of chemicals used in the production of many household items may lead to cancer, thyroid disease, and childhood obesity, a new study shows. The resulting…

Chemicals in Fairbanks winter air — ScienceDaily

A chemical compound discovered in 2019 in Fairbanks’ wintertime air accounts for a significant portion of the community’s fine particulate pollution, according to new research that seeks to better understand…

Engineered bacteria convert captured carbon dioxide into chemicals for fuels, fabric and cosmetics — ScienceDaily

Researchers engineered a strain of bacteria to break down carbon dioxide (CO2), converting it into commonly used, expensive industrial chemicals. The carbon-negative approach removes CO2 from the atmosphere and bypasses…

Some ozone-destroying chemicals are unaccounted for. Are copper-based fungicides producing them? — ScienceDaily

Copper released into the environment from fungicides, brake pads, antifouling paints on boats and other sources may be contributing significantly to stratospheric ozone depletion, according to a new study from…