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New study reveals the level of terrestrial synthetic microfiber emission on a global scale

2 days ago   |   By News Medical

The amount of synthetic microfiber we shed into our waterways has been of great concern over the last few years, and for good reason: Every laundry cycle releases in its wastewater tens of thousands of tiny, near-invisible plastic fibers whose persistence and accumulation can affect aquatic habitats and food systems, and ultimately our own bodies in ways we have yet to discover.
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Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

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