A. Daniel Jones

A. Daniel Jones

A. Daniel Jones is a professor of Biochemistry at Michigan State University.


How to destroy a ‘forever chemical’

By: and - August 19, 2022

PFAS chemicals seemed like a good idea at first. As Teflon, they made pots easier to clean starting in the 1940s. They made jackets waterproof and carpets stain-resistant. Food wrappers, firefighting foam, even makeup seemed better with perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Then tests started detecting PFAS in people’s blood. Today, PFAS are pervasive in soil, […]