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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.

Montipora capitata

GET YOUR GLOW ON  The reef coral Montipora capitata naturally fluoresces in red and cyan, as seen in this confocal microscopy image.

brushtail possum

SO CUTE, SO WRONG  No one has a genetic way of getting rid of invasive brushtail possums (shown) in New Zealand, but now is the time to debate whether CRISPR gene drives are too strong to be considered, two researchers argue.

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