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bos2Plants can hear water. Could noise pollution interfere?

By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene– April 26, 2017
There’s a transformation underway in how people think about plants: not just as inanimate biological objects, but as capable of perceptions and actions that resemble the intelligent behaviors of animals. Studies have described plants communicating with each other, using light and scent to see and hear, even appearing to remember weather patterns or being eaten. The latest addition to this blooming area of literature: plants can detect the sound of water and use it to guide the growth of their roots. For full article, click here.

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