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Wax Worm Saliva Is the Unlikely Hero of Fighting Plastic Waste


«My beehives were plagued with wax worms, so I started cleaning them, putting the worms in a plastic bag,” Bertocchini, a molecular biologist at the Center for Biological Research in Spain, tells The Guardian’s Damian Carrington. “After a while, I noticed lots of holes, and we found it wasn’t only chewing—it was chemical breakdown. So that was the beginning of the story.»


«The finding could also be applied to large plastic waste management plants as well as contribute to the development of at-home kits that allow people to recycle their own plastic waste, Bertocchini tells BBC News’ Matt McGrath.»

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