The hungry gut bacteria that enable waxworms to live on plastic waste

Published Mar 06 2020 at 2:18 AM GMT
  • Plastic pollution is a monumental issue and one that isn't going away anytime soon, but researchers are opening up new possibilities around how we could chip away at the problem.
  • Scientists working in this area at Canada's Brandon University have made an exciting discovery, zeroing in on the mechanisms that enable a common species of caterpillar to survive on a diet of plastic alone.



  • Published Mar 6, 2020 2:18 AM GMT