Soar Optics

Soar Optics Joins ASCEND Sacramento Accelerator

We are thrilled to announce that Soar Optics has been selected to join the prestigious ASCEND Sacramento Accelerator, a program dedicated to propelling cleantech startups towards sustainable success. This opportunity marks a significant milestone in our journey, and we are excited to leverage the resources and support provided by ASCEND to further our mission of […]

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Microplastics Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke and Death

Scientific American, 03/2024 A remarkable new study has uncovered a correlation between microplastics and heart health, though. The researchers found that people who had detectable microplastics and nanoplastics in the plaque in their arteries had a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death. The researchers looked at 257 people altogether. All of the patients were already

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ACE 24

We are very excited to be attending the American Water Works association ACE 24 conference, June 10 – 13, 2024, in Anaheim, CA. Join us at booth #2649 to explore the future of water quality assessment as we present our groundbreaking method for accurate, rapid, and comprehensive microplastics detection in water. Prepare to be amazed

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Canada

Canada aims to track plastic use in food and agriculture

(The Packer – Jan 17, 2024) A government agency in Canada wants to establish a plastics registry to monitor and track plastic, including plastic used in agriculture and food manufacturing. The USDA has reported that the Environment and Climate Change Canada has opened consultations on the establishment of a federal plastics registry. The registry aims

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Microplastics in Nearly 90% of Proteins

(Ocean Conservancy – January 8, 2024) Researchers at Ocean Conservancy and University of Toronto estimate that American adults could be consuming up to 3.8 million microplastics per year from protein alone. Portland, Ore. – A new study led by researchers at Ocean Conservancy and the University of Toronto and published today in the journal Environmental Pollution found microplastic particles

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