Prachi Patel

Prachi Patel is a Pittsburgh-based freelance journalist who writes about energy, materials science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and computing. Writes for Scientific American, IEEE Spectrum, Chemical & Engineering News, and MRS Bulletin. Find her at
Superworms gobble up Styrofoam

By identifying the enzymes in the worms’ guts that break down Styrofoam, researchers hope to make large-scale recycling of the notorious material easier

Superworms gobble up Styrofoam

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