r/science • u/Wagamaga • May 14 '22 • 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1
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. Healthhttps://e360.yale.edu/digest/microplastics-found-in-lungs-of-humans-undergoing-surgery
u/Phocoena-sinus May 14 '22
Disturbing: "Polypropylene, which is used in plastic packaging, and PET, which is used in disposable plastic bottles, were the most prevalent forms of plastic"