Are cars nanotube factories on wheels? Our lungs say yes!

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 16:30 in Health & Medicine

Cars appear to produce carbon nanotubes, and some of the evidence has been found in human lungs. Rice University scientists working with colleagues in France have detected the presence of man-made carbon nanotubes in cells extracted from the airways of Parisian children under routine treatment for asthma. Further investigation found similar nanotubes in samples from […]

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