NZ Engineers create sensor that detects toxins leaching from plastic

EngineersDr Asif Zia, together with Professor Subhas Mukhopadhyay, engineers from Massey University have developed a highly sensitive device able to detect synthetic compounds that leach from plastic food packaging into the contained food or beverage. These kind of compounds are a major health concern worldwide as they have been linked to genetic, developmental and fertility defects in humans. Read more.

 
 
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