Communicating With Plants
MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2016/nanobionic-s…)
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Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT
Infrared/fluorescent images: Min Hao Wong