Kerala, After The Flood: Rivers dry up, mercury rises and earthworms die as state gears up for drought after deluge
The flood that caused massive devastation across Kerala has left behind several scars that will impact the people and their lives for a while yet
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Scientists find that earthworm guts can digest cellulose, opening new avenues for the recycling of organic waste
Cellulose-degrading bacteria in the gut of an earthworm breaks it down into carbon, hydrogen and oxygen which makes up most of the soil organic matter.