'Robot plants': Scientists fuse tech with nature to communicate with vegetation
FRANCE24, 06 Apr 2021
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Scientists in #Singapore are working on a technology they say may one day be used to build advanced "plant-based #robots". By linking up #plants with electrodes, they have succeeded in monitoring and manipulating the weak electrical signals emitted by the greenery and have even used it to trigger a Venus flytrap to snap its jaws shut at the push of a button on a smartphone app.
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