We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

The Average Person Consumes Over 70,000 Particles of Microplastics Per Year

News   Jun 06, 2019 | Original story from the American Chemical Society.

 
The Average Person Consumes Over 70,000 Particles of Microplastics Per Year

Researchers estimate the amount of microplastics consumed by Americans each year. Credit: Monique Raap, University of Victoria.

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Plant-based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission, Says Case Study

News

Eating a plant-based diet may be an effective treatment for Crohn's disease, according to a case study published in the journal Nutrients.

READ MORE

Kitchen Sponges Host Bacteria-fighting Microbes

News

Kitchen sponges have been found to host viruses that infect bacteria, called bacteriophages. As the threat of antibiotic resistance increases, bacteriophages, or phages for short, may prove useful in fighting bacteria that cannot be killed by antibiotics alone,

READ MORE

Microscopy Gets Reinvented

News

Scientists have invented an unorthodox type of imaging dubbed "DNA microscopy", allowing them to build a picture of cells and simultaneously amass enormous amounts of genomic information.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE