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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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Bed Bug-Trapping Plants

By | April 11, 2013

Scientists are trying to create pest control devices inspired by tiny hooks on bean plant leaves.

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