Been done - don't make me look it up! One story had them eating the whole world - but what I'd like to see is something that will eat pollution and excrete solar cells... Fantasy I guess. <L> Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio 415-883-2689 On Jul 11, 2006, at 8:41 PM, steven c wrote: >> Let's hope that no one ever does breed effective "'plastic'-loving >> organisms" to deal with "waste disposal" until someone else has >> already >> developed effective "alternate" energy sources. As plastics are made >> of >> petrochemicals, any "plastic-loving" organism would likely be very >> happy >> gobbling down oil. I pay enough for gas as it is without some critter >> eating up what is left! >> > If no one has written a science-fiction work based on that as a plot, > somebody ought to!