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Scientists find that nanoparticles from tattoos travel inside the body

20:00 EDT 11 Sep 2017 | AAAS

(European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) The elements that make up the ink in tattoos travel inside the body in micro and nanoparticle forms and reach the lymph nodes according to a study published in Scientific Reports by scientists from Germany and the ESRF. It is the first time that there is analytical evidence of the transport of various organic, inorganic pigments and toxic element impurities as well as in depth characterization of the pigments ex vivo in tattooed tissues.

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