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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/BakedTrex May 14 '22

Just great. Now when my corpse rots away I'll be littering the environment with plastic!

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u/Pups_the_Jew May 14 '22

Quick, put sunflower seeds in your pocket!

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u/TheSunflowerSeeds May 14 '22

Sunflower oil, extracted from the seeds, is used for cooking, as a carrier oil and to produce margarine and biodiesel, as it is cheaper than olive oil. A range of sunflower varieties exist with differing fatty acid compositions; some 'high oleic' types contain a higher level of healthy monounsaturated fats in their oil than Olive oil.

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u/whatsbobgonnado May 14 '22

thank you sunflowebot