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Israeli-Designed Bacteria Could Help Solve World’s Plastic Problem – Zafrir Rinat (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

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Israeli-Designed Bacteria Could Help Solve World’s Plastic Problem – Zafrir Rinat (Ha’aretz)
Only 14% of the 311 million tons of plastic produced every year is recycled, while the rest festers in our environment.
An Israeli research team at Ben-Gurion University has developed genetically engineered, plastic-eating bacteria that targets polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the most common thermoplastic polymer resin used in bottles and food containers.

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