Making microplastic identification more accessible

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Imagine trying to count hundreds, thousands, even millions of tiny particles that are too small to see with the human eye. Now, imagine those tiny particles could be any shape, size, or color and are covered in mud. That’s a challenge that EPA chemist Michaela Cashman, Ph.D. and other EPA researchers are taking on in their microplastics identification research.

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