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Caterpillars with taste for plastic could help clean up waste

Caterpillars that dine on beeswax can also digest plastic and could be used to help eliminate the massive amount of plastic waste created around the world, a study in Current Biology suggests. The caterpillars are the larvae of the Galleria mellonella moth and can eat through a plastic bag in less than an hour, researchers say.

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