Sign up for the MACH newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.

A mutant plastic-eating enzyme could help solve the world’s waste problem

Scientists in Britain and the United States say they have engineered a plastic-eating enzyme. The enzyme is able to digest a form of plastic called PET or polyethylene terephthalate, that's found in most plastic bottles.

Best of MACH

Play All