Simple method destroys dangerous ‘forever chemicals,’ making water safe

If you’re despairing at recent reports that Earth’s water sources have been thoroughly infested with hazardous human-made chemicals called PFAS that can last for thousands of years, making even rainwater unsafe to drink, there’s a spot of good news. Chemists have developed a simple way to break down almost a dozen types of these nearly indestructible ‘forever chemicals’ at relatively low temperatures with no harmful byproducts.

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