Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Aquaculture and Fisheries | Biotechnology | Marine Biology | Zoology

Abstract

Nanoparticles exist in many products used by humans, such as sunscreens. medications, cosmetics, paints and electronics. But what is the effect of these tiny particles on the ocean or estuarine environment when the sunscreen washes off? This article looks at that question and at shellfish in particular. Evan Ward and John Doyle are marine scientists at UConn.

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