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Tracking the Dirty Byproducts of a World Trying to Stay Clean

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Science  10 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5703, pp. 1887
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5703.1887

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Stain protectors and other perfluorinated chemicals are part of our lives--and they are having a growing effect on the environment.