A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. (Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times/TNS) A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. (Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. (Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Scientists in Japan discover microbes that make a meal out of major polluting plastic

A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. (Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times/TNS) A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. (Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. (Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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