Microplastics are confirmed in human blood for the first time
Brad Bergan for Interesting Engineering:
These tiny particles can move freely throughout the body, and become stuck in organs — which could cause significant health issues. But now that we know, scientists are on watch to understand the full scope of effects — both short- and long-term, on human health.
It's an unnerving discovery, but we're all in this together as scientists rush to explore the potential health effects.