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Research shows microplastics in drinking water have behavioural effect on mice

Research is first exploration of microplastics' impact on cognitive level

January 8, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Studies on mice have revealed that the effects of microplastics in drinking water have contributed to significant behavioural changes and immune responses, according to a report published in International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The research could give greater insight into how microplastics in drinking water could affect larger mammals, including humans. Until now, the impact of these particles, on a cognitive and biological level, have largely been unexplored. PsyPost report | READ MORE

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