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Researchers in the UK and the U.S. have inadvertently engineered an enzyme that eats up plastic. The enzyme is able to digest PET (polyethylene terephthalate)—the same material used in the ubiquitous plastic bottle that's clogging up landfills, coastlines and oceans around the world.
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Washington, April 17 (IANS) Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said.
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Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems. Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and ...
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Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles ... It gives us scope to use all the technology used in other enzyme development for years and years and make a super-fast ...
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Scientists Accidentally Develop Enzyme which Breaks Down Plastic! Medical Conditions April 26, 2018 Plastic waste and pollution from used and discarded plastic composites is quickly becoming one of the most alarming natural and environmental hazards due to the fact that plastic is notoriously difficult to breakdown; it can take more than 400 ...
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Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said. They said the enzyme, Ideonella sakaiensis 201-F6, is able to "eat" polyethylene terephthalate, PET, which was patented as a plastic in the 1940s and is used in millions of tonnes of plastic bottles.
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Scientists Accidentally Develop Enzyme That Eats Plastic, May Solve Pollution Problem Researchers say they are now working on further improvements to the enzyme, with the hope of eventually scaling it up for industrial use in breaking down plastics.
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University of Portsmouth scientists accidentally develop plastic-eating enzyme. ... but they ended up going a step further and accidentally engineered an enzyme which was even better at breaking ...
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Additionally, as the Guardian noted, the plastic bottles that do get recycled can only be turned into polyester fibers for carpet or fabric. But this new finding suggests a way to turn plastic bottles back into plastic bottles.
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Scientists Accidentally Create 'Plastic-Eating' Enzyme. ... community who ultimately created these 'wonder-materials,' must now use all the technology at their disposal to develop real solutions." ...
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While studying a naturally occurring plastic-eating bacteria's superpowers, scientists accidentally created an enzyme that degrades plastic even better.
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Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said. Washington: Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution ...
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Scientists accidentally develop 'mutant' enzyme that eats plastic. April 20, 2018. Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world's biggest environmental problems.
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Scientists believe that the enzyme could be a miraculous solution to the million tons of plastic currently polluting the planet. ... Scientists Accidentally Create Super Enzyme That Can Devour ...
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A breakthrough in enzyme research led by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the United Kingdom's University of Portsmouth has led to an improved variant of an enzyme that can breakdown ubiquitous plastic bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate, or PET.
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The scientists had been studying the molecular and chemical structure of this enzyme to comprehend how the process of plastic degradation takes place when they accidentally engineered an enzyme that was capable of breaking down plastic at a much faster rate and in a more effective manner.
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There are research teams around the world dedicated to finding a remedy for the growing plastic pollution crisis, but now it seems that one group of scientists have found a feasible answer -- and ...
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Scientists Accidentally Create A Plastic-Eating Enzyme. The discovery may be a breakthrough in tackling the plastic pollution crisis. By Laura Paddison. 3.4k.
Scientists Accidentally Develop 'Mutant' Enzyme That Eats Plastic
Scientists Accidentally Develop 'Mutant' Enzyme That Eats Plastic. ENVIRONMENT, 23 Apr 2018 . Lorraine Chow | EcoWatch - TRANSCEND Media Service. 17 Apr 2018 - Researchers in the UK and the U.S. have inadvertently engineered an enzyme that eats up plastic. The enzyme is able to digest PET (polyethylene terephthalate)—the same material used in the ubiquitous plastic bottle that's ...
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Scientists have accidentally discovered a mutant enzyme that can fully eat up and decompose common plastic, and could help the world solve the problem of plastic waste.
Scientists accidentally develop plastic-eating enzyme
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said. Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable
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WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) - Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems. Researchers from Britain's ...
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Scientists Accidentally Created a 'Mutant Enzyme' That Could Solve The World's Plastic Nightmare. ... With the hope of developing a solution to the world's chronic plastic pollution problem ...
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Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said. Researchers from Britain's University of ...
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Researchers trying to understand an enzyme found in a Japanese recycling plant accidentally improved its plastic-degrading performance.
Scientists accidentally develop plastic-eating enzyme
Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said.
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Could scientists have accidentally saved the planet? British researchers create enzyme that can DIGEST old plastic bottles while testing bacteria
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Scientists have accidentally developed a mutant enzyme with the ability to consume plastic bottles. This is a major breakthrough that can bring an end to the global pollution by plastic and fully recycle the bottles. This new research was prompted by the discovery of a bacterium in 2016 that ...