Inhaled nanoparticles can cross a protective barrier that protects fetuses, finds study

By | April 20, 2022
Inhaled nanoparticles – human-made specks so minuscule they can’t be seen in conventional microscopes, found in thousands of common products – can cross a natural, protective barrier that normally protects fetuses, according to Rutgers University scientists studying factors that produce low-birth-weight babies.