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Alpine and Arctic Microbes Break Down Plastics
Researchers identified cold-adapted microbes that degrade certain plastics at low temperatures, potentially saving energy in industrial recycling.
Alpine and Arctic Microbes Break Down Plastics
Alpine and Arctic Microbes Break Down Plastics

Researchers identified cold-adapted microbes that degrade certain plastics at low temperatures, potentially saving energy in industrial recycling.

Researchers identified cold-adapted microbes that degrade certain plastics at low temperatures, potentially saving energy in industrial recycling.

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