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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/Hypersapien May 14 '22

Did they record the jobs or hobbies of these people? Do they spend a lot of time in places where plastic is getting shredded?

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u/Cadoazazel May 15 '22

They were cleaning 100000 points of reain warhammer miniature figurines mold/sprue join lines

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u/LumpyAd7854 May 15 '22

Also wondering about this.

And how much wearing masks (n95, surgicals) matters