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Calculating Predator

By | January 25, 2016

The Venus flytrap tailors its response to prey by counting the number of action potentials induced by trigger hairs inside its trap.


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How Plants Feel

By | December 1, 2012

A hormone called jasmonate mediates plants' responses to touch and can boost defenses against pests.

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Timed Defense

By | February 16, 2012

Plants’ circadian clocks help them gear for attack by herbivores.


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