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Awesome Way in Which Plants Defend Themselves Against Threats

We tend to think of plants as helpless, passive green blobs, but a fascinating new study, in which scientists used fluorescent light to visualize alarm signals within plants, shows how our photosynthesizing friends are able to mobilize their defenses.  New research published today in Science is providing an unprecedented view of the signaling action that happens within plants when they’re under attack.  Read more...



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