Ubiquitous Engineered Nanomaterials Can Cause Lung Inflammation: Su...

Nanoparticles can cause inflammation and injure lungs.

A consortium of scientists from across the country has found that breathing ultrafine particles from a large family of materials that increasingly are found in a host of household and commercial products, from sunscreens to the ink in copy machines to super-strong but lightweight sporting equipment, can cause lung inflammation and damage.

Copier ink can contain nanoparticles.

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