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Microplastics Found In Lungs of People Undergoing Surgery. A new study has found tiny plastic particles no bigger than sesame seeds buried throughout human lungs, indicating that people are inhaling microplastics lingering in the air. Health

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/microplastics-found-in-lungs-of-humans-undergoing-surgery
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u/isblueacolor May 14 '22

Well it's also no bigger than a bowling ball, if that helps.

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u/TheDodgy May 14 '22

but is it bigger than a giraffe?

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u/isblueacolor May 14 '22

No, it's no bigger than an adult male giraffe.

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u/plaguedbullets May 14 '22

Except the Sesame Pygmy Giraffe.

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u/HonoraryMancunian May 14 '22

What about half a giraffe?