Plastics in the oceans gain a lot of attention, but what is the effect of plastics on microbial communities in the soil?
Although scientists know a lot about soil, the same cannot be said about soil protists. Read about these peculiar microorganisms, and how they can help with identifying polluted land areas.
Scientists discover the microbial communities that exist within old, discarded chewing gum. Their work could have implications for the bioremediation of chewing gum pollution.
Microbes are everywhere, and they have a large repertoire of degrading chemicals. Some microbes can even degrade plastics…