The Week in Pictures: New Wasp Species Enslaves Spiders, Endangered Trees, Eco Car Gets 2,752 MPG, and More (Slideshow)

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From the recent discovery of a species of wasp that enslave unsuspecting spiders to a new report from the United Nations that estimates a 500% growth over the next 10 years in computer waste in India alone, a lot happened this week in green. Mechanical engineering students from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo have developed an eco supercar that gets 2,752 MPG and the California Institute of Technology has developed a solar cell that is 98% plastic and catches a record-breaking 96% of incident light. Find out what else happened in the world of green this week in our photo roundup of most popular, most important, and most oddball stories.

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