13 Dec 2014

Bin bugs

From This Way Up, 1:55 pm on 13 December 2014

Ants eating food
Photo: Zainichi Gaikokujin (CC BY 3.0)

Insects, especially ants, are chomping through tons of food waste in our towns and cities, saving lots of money on rubbish collections. Elsa Youngsteadt, an entomologist from North Carolina State University, worked on the study.