Published on July 26, 2023
This study provides molecular-level insights into the impact of three different common soil constituents that vary in mineralogical composition and surface charge distribution in dictating the adsorption and transport characteristics of GenX.
Published on November 5, 2022
Gas phase thermochemical properties of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been determined in this work, which will aid in the understanding of the long-range transport behavior of PFAS in the atmosphere.
Molecular Screening and Toxicity Estimation of 260,000 Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) through Machine Learning
Published on September 26, 2022
To find alternatives for the most commonly used PFAS molecules that maintain their desirable chemical properties but are not adverse to biological lifeforms, a novel approach based upon machine learning was utilized.
Adsorption, Structure, and Dynamics of Short- and Long-Chain PFAS Molecules in Kaolinite: Molecular-Level Insights
Published on May 11, 2022
This study reports for the first time the fundamental molecular-level insights into the adsorption, interfacial structure, and dynamics of short- and long-chain PFAS molecules at the water-saturated mesopores of kaolinite clay.
Implication of cation-bridging interaction contribution to sorption of perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids by soils
Published on February 28, 2022
Partitioning in soil organic matter (SOM) is an important contribution to PFCA sorption by soils.
A flow-through cell for the electrochemical oxidation of perfluoroalkyl substances in landfill leachates
Published on October 1, 2021
The results of this study show the potential of electrochemical oxidation to oxidize PFAAs present in high strength water such as landfill leachates.
Binding of Per- and Polyfluoro-alkyl Substances (PFASs) to Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor Gamma (PPARg)
Published on June 4, 2021
A nuclear receptor, fundamental in the regulation of genes, glucose metabolism, and insulin sensitization has been shown to be impacted by per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
Distribution, behaviour, bioavailability and remediation of poly- and per-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in solid biowastes and biowaste-treated soil
Published on May 5, 2021
In this review, the distribution, bioavailability, and remediation of PFAS in soil receiving solid biowastes, which include biosolids, composts, and manure, are presented.
Published on April 28, 2021
In this video, Dr. Suzanne Witt describes how electrochemical oxidation is a promising strategy for destroying PFAS.
Published on December 1, 2020
This article reviews up-to-date knowledge on plant uptake and accumulation of PFASs.