Scientists find bug that feasts on toxic plastic

The Guardian | Mar 27, 2020 at 5:00 AM
  • A bacterium that feeds on toxic plastic has been discovered by scientists.
  • Much work remains to be done before it can be used to treat large amounts of waste plastic.
  • One of the team behind this advance, Prof John McGeehan, the director of the Centre for Enzyme Innovation at the University of Portsmouth, England, praised the new work.