Prezi Innovators: Young Scientists Break Down Plastics with Bacteria

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Through an accidental discovery, two high-school seniors from Vancouver may have found a revolutionary answer to the problem of plastic pollution.

Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao discovered a certain strain of bacteria has the ability to quickly biodegrade phthalates — a major cause of water pollution from plastic. The duo presented their research findings at TED Active in Long Beach, using a Prezi-powered presentation.  

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