A worm that eats plastic bags

Read - April 28, 2017

This is amazing- a biological solution for the mess we’ve made?

In a paper published in Current Biology on Monday (April 24), Bertocchini and her colleagues described 100 wax worms chewing through a polyethylene shopping bag—the kind that people discard at a rate of 1 trillion per year globally—in around 40 minutes. After 12 hours, the bag was significantly shredded.

From QZ.com

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