Scientists from Singapore developed an artificial ‘worm gut’ to break down plastics, offering hope for a nature-inspired method to tackle global plastic pollution. By feeding worms with plastics and cultivating microbes found in their guts, researchers accelerate plastic biodegradation.

Scientists from Singapore developed an artificial ‘worm gut’ to break down plastics, offering hope for a nature-inspired method to tackle global plastic pollution. By feeding worms with plastics and cultivating microbes found in their guts, researchers accelerate plastic biodegradation.