Extreme harm to human health can cause tiny fibers, obtained thanks to nanotechnology. Individual fibers in their structure have a great resemblance with the fibers of asbestos can be a serious hazard to health, reported the BBC, referring to a publication in the journal of Toxicology Sciences.Studies on laboratory animals showed that the entry of such nanoparticles in the lung tissue may lead to the development of various types of cancer, for example, mesothelioma.Into the lungs of rodents, the researchers have introduced different length silver nanofibres. Most small particles from the lung tissues were removed relatively easily. However, those fibers that were little more than 5 microns (0.005 mm), usually from the lungs of rodents was not removed, but simply they were stuck, and that is what caused the inflammation.
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