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Updated : 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI/India PR Distribution): A first of its kind assessment titled "Plastic Mulching: Microplastics in Agricultural Soils," released by environmental NGO Toxics Link today, has found a high abundance of microplastics in the soil samples that have been using plastic m
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) [UK], May 1 (ANI): According to new research, scientists have discovered a new type of plastic-loving bacterium that can attach to plastics in the deep sea, possibly allowing them to hitchhike across the ocean.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) [UK], April 29 (ANI): According to a new research, scientists discovered a new species of plastic-loving bacteria that cling to plastics in the deep sea which could allow them to 'hitchhike' across the ocean.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], December 23 (ANI): A research has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have more microplastics in their faeces than healthy controls, suggesting that the fragments could be related to the disease process.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], October 28 (ANI): A team of oceanographers led by Kyushu University researchers has calibrated and processed data from expeditions to build a publicly available dataset for more accurately assessing the abundance of microplastics in the world's oceans.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Washington [US], June 27 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Michigan have developed an innovative way to use the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellite data to track the movement of tiny pieces of plastic in the ocean.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
New Jersey [US], April 24 (ANI): A new study reveals that there are multiple impacts of different microplastics -- with varying sizes, shapes, and chemical makeup -- to the survival, growth, and development of larval fathead minnows, an important prey species in lakes and rivers in North Ame
New Jersey [US], April 21 (ANI): Microplastics -- small plastic pieces less than 5 millimetres in length -- are ubiquitous in the environment, and they can have significant effects on wildlife. A new study reveals that there are multiple impacts of different microplastics -- with varying siz
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Washington [US], March 21 (ANI): The findings of a new study show how microplastics found in daily personal care products can host pathogens and boost antibiotic-resistant bacteria by up to 30 times once they wash down household drains and enter municipal wastewater treatment plants
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
London [UK], January 3 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers from the Hull York Medical School and the University of Hull has claimed that among all seafood; mussels, oysters, and scallops hold the highest level of microplastic due to contamination of water bodies.
London [UK], December 27 (ANI): A research has revealed that mussels, oysters and scallops possess the highest levels of contamination due to microplastic among all seafood.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 8 (ANI): Microplastics or particles of plastic smaller than 5 millimeters have plagued salt and freshwater environments with their sheer abundance.