Robert Gore, Inventor of Gore-Tex, Is Dead at 83

Experiments with a polymer led him to create the breathable, waterproof material used in numerous applications, including ski jackets and medical implants.

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These Everyday Toxins May Be Hurting Pregnant Women and Their Babies

PFAS, industrial chemicals used to waterproof jackets and grease-proof fast-food containers, may disrupt pregnancy with lasting effects.

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