Scientists Discover Plastic-Eating Caterpillars


Federica Bertocchini, a researcher who studies chicken embryos in Spain, is a beekeeper in her spare time. She was cleaning some old beehives recently and found they were infested with waxworms. The creatures are a pest for those who keep bees: The larvae chew through hives before eventually hatching into moths. “In cleaning the beehives, I…



Scientists Discover Plastic-Eating Caterpillars
Scientists Discover Plastic-Eating Caterpillars

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