Scientists in China have made a startling discovery: microplastics are present in human heart tissues. This revelation emerged from a pilot study conducted on individuals who underwent cardiac surgery. “Everywhere scientists look for microplastics, they’ve found them — in food, water, air, and now, even in parts of the human body previously thought safe.” The study in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology highlights serious worries about microplastics affecting human health. Microplastics, tiny fragments less than 5 millimeters wide, have been known to infiltrate the human body through various external means. However, the presence of these particles in organs fully enclosed … Continue reading Microplastics in the Heart? Scientists Make a Disturbing Discovery!