Gap Fill - Microplastics - Level 6


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While many of us are of the environmental damage done by plastic, people know about the from the of microplastics. Scientists first found them in our bodies more than a ago. Worryingly, researchers have now found them in the human heart. Scientists at the Beijing Anzhen Hospital in China collected tissue samples from 15 patients undergoing heart . After analyzing the samples, they discovered tiny pieces of plastic, from a of sources. They included a plastic commonly used as a shatter-proof to glass, a polythene widely used in clothing and food containers, and a polyvinyl chloride used in .

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