Many plastics contain additives intended to make the material soft and elastic. These so-called plasticizers are now being detected in human blood and urine. Children are particularly affected and that is alarming scientists.
Microplastics can be found just about everywhere, from the depths of the ocean to our beer. So it's not a surprise that these tiny bits of plastic have made their way into our poo. But what does it mean for our health?
Would you like a side of plastic with your fish dish? Well, you might get it whether you like it or not. Ocean plastic pollution is pervasive. Scientists are trying to figure out the impact on human health.
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