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What happens when you microwave that plastic bowl?

Directly above view of a Southeast Asian baby boy eating with his mother while sitting on a high chair.

Plastic food tubs can release billions of plastic nanoparticles in just a few minutes when microwaved. Credit: Karl Tapales/Getty

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Nature 619, 11 (2023)



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