Are the plastic particles that surround us everywhere toxic?

Read the full story from the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Are plastics, especially nanoplastics and microplastics, omnipresent in our daily life harmful? That is the focus of a recently published iScience article by UNC Greensboro Ph.D. student Ajmal Khan who is exploring the human cardiovascular effects of microplastics in the Jia Lab within the Department of Biology. The lab’s work has shed light on the potential health effects of these plastic particles that can be found everywhere.

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