- According to a new study, bottled water contains hundreds of thousands of tiny plastic nanoparticles.
- With the health effects of ingested plastics remaining unclear but worrying, the study suggests a far larger problem than previously understood.
- Similarly, a second new report finds far greater microplastic levels than expected in nearly every food tested.
A new study introduces a new method of detecting tiny nanoparticles — less than a thousandth the width of a human hair — of plastic in bottled water. They are so small that they are measured in billionths of a meter.
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