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Plastic ingestion alters seabirds physiology, blood chemistry: Study

Plastic ingestion alters seabirds physiology, blood chemistry: Study

Ingesting plastic debris negatively affects the blood chemistry and physiology of otherwise healthy marine birds, a scientific study has found.

Japanese scientist wins 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Japanese scientist wins 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their content, which could lead to a better understanding of cancer, Parkinson's and type 2 diabetes.