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Bacteria Capable Of Eating Plastic Discovered

Plastic waste is a major problem on Earth and bacteria may help humans address it. Researchers in Japan have discovered a bacterium called Ideonella sakaiensism, which is capable of eating a type of plastic called PET. PET is commonly used for items like water bottles.

South Korea Schedules Moon Landing For 2020

The South Korean Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning has started an ambitious project, which if successful would include the nation landing a rover on the moon by 2020. South Korea put a satellite into orbit for the first time just three years ago.