The story :
Getting rid of plastic with worm spit.
Spanish scientists have discovered something in wax worm saliva which helps them eat plastic.
It’s hoped the breakthrough will be an effective and natural way of reducing plastic pollution.
One researcher suggests, in the future, plastic-eating worm kits could be used in the home.
Key words and phrases:
gobbling – eating quickly
-Scientists have found plastic-gobbling worms which can reduce waste.
-Don’t gobble down your meal – you’ll get sick!
lowly – low in position and importance
-He was too talented for his lowly position in the company.
-She took a lowly job to help her pay for university.
humble – not proud
-She was humble when she accepted the prize and said it was a team effort.
-Even when he became rich, he stayed humble.
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