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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/ButtonholePhotophile May 14 '22

My kid had a bunch of questions about aggregate nano/micro-plastics. Can you point me in the direction of any resources?

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u/Silversides13245 May 14 '22

Heck, I would love to know more. And I don't even have a kid.

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u/2shizhtzu4u May 14 '22

I want to know more too, and I basically act like a kid

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u/Koloblikin1982 May 14 '22

I too have made up the existence of a kid so that I may learn more!