Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This Caterpillar Can Eat Plastic

Wax worms, which are the larval stage of the wax moth Galleria mellonella, are commonly used in the United States as fishing bait or birdfeeder snacks. But in Europe, the worms are considered a beehive pest where they chew through the beeswax, disrupting the hive.
 But researchers have found another use as plastic recyclers.
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