Caterpillar Saving us From Plastic Bags?

The global plastic bag crisis could be solved by a waxworm (Galleria mellonella) capable of eating through the material at “uniquely high speeds”. Researchers have described the tiny caterpillar’s ability to break down even the toughest plastics as “extremely exciting” and said the discovery could offer an environmentally friendly solution on an industrial scale. Around a […]

via Could a caterpillar help solve the world’s plastic bag problem? — Mr. Barlow’s Blog

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