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Discovery and quantification of plastic particle pollution in human blood

Plastic particles are ubiquitous pollutants in the living environment and food chain but no study to date has reported on the internal exposure of plastic particles in human blood. 

Now, researchers have published research in Environment International detecting and quantifying polymers from plastics in human blood for the first time.

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CUSP releases its first newsletter

It has been 6 months since the kick-off meeting launching our exciting project, and CUSP has now laid the ground for starting its research. The first issue of the CUSP newsletter has now been published.

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CUSP brochure launched

This month saw the official launch of CUSP, the European Research Cluster to Understand the Health Impacts of Micro- and Nanoplastics.

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Official launch of CUSP

Official launch of CUSP

This month saw the official launch of CUSP, the European Research Cluster to Understand the Health Impacts of Micro- and Nanoplastics.

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POLYRISK project launched

On 1 April, POLYRISK was launched, a 4 year project with 15 partners in 7 countries that is designed to understand exposure and toxicity of micro- and nanoplastic contaminants in humans.

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