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Microplastics Found in Human Stool for First Time, Says Study

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Microplastics are fast becoming the oceans’ No. 1 scourge—and a problem for people’s No. 2. Minuscule fragments of polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) have been found in human stool for the first time, according to scientists from the Medical University of Vienna and the Environment Agency Austria. The results of their study, presented at United…

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