Many scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have now developed to use nanotechnology to equip spinach to send emails sending cautions about climate change.
“Plants are very good analytical chemists,” details the project’s lead researcher Professor Michael Strano. “They have an extensive root network in the soil, are constantly sampling groundwater, and have a way to self-power the transport of that water up into the leaves. This is a novel demonstration of how we have overcome the plant/human communication barrier.”
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