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Plodia interpunctella

ANTI-PLASTIC FANTASTIC  The grain-loving larvae of the moth Plodia interpunctella can be a pest in the kitchen. But the critters can also digest plastic that would otherwise take years to degrade.


COME HERE YOU  Blueberry flowers don’t make it easy for bees to reach the plants’ pollen.

Asian tiger mosquito

WATCH OUT The Asian tiger mosquito (shown) is an unloved invader in much of the world, but now a bad-dad version is about to be commercially launched as a living tool to control populations of the pests.

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