Meet The Superworm That Can Eat Plastic

Superworm That Can Eat Plastic

In March of 2022, scientists tested human blood samples and discovered that 80% contained microplastics. While human bodies cannot break down plastic waste, Australian researchers from the University of Queensland have found a creature that can. But are they the answer to the global plastic pollution crisis?

Learn more about Australian studies, exactly how the Superworm prevails on plastic alone, and ways to stop plastic pollution by watching this amazing video.

To dive deeper into Dr. Ben Miles’ work, check out his YouTube channel or social media on Twitter and Instagram.

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