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Recycling: Plastic-eating superworms 'might revolutionize' in the face of environmental problems

Recycling: Plastic-eating superworms ‘might revolutionize’ in the face of environmental problems

  • Tiffany Turnbull
  • BBC – Sydney

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Scientists hope that these worms will contribute to solving the problem of plastic accumulation in the environment

Plastic-eating worms may be a revolutionary solution to waste recycling, researchers say.

Researchers in Australia discovered that caterpillars called zophobas moreau, also known as superworms, can feed on polystyrene.

The researchers believe that these larvae, which later turn into beetles, can digest the plastic with the enzymes they secrete.