Scott Carpenter of Forbes writes about the scientific race to develop plastic-eating enzymes.
- A discovery in Japan in 2016 found a bacteria that has developed the ability to eat plastic.
- While the commercial application of these enzymes is within sight, we are still facing scientific and technological barriers, such as the biological development of these bacteria.
- Regardless of these barriers, this discovery offers a possible solution to plastic pollution in the years to come.
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