Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme That Can Eat Plastic, PET

British and American scientists announced¬†that they¬†accidentally created a mutant enzyme which is extremely efficient at breaking down one of the world’s most popular plastics, polyethylene terephthalate, or PET. PET is one of the hardest substances for waste management departments to deal with, it can take more than 400 years to degrade. The enzyme is a … Continue reading Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme That Can Eat Plastic, PET