Scientists showed that plants are much less passive than they seem by revealing the secret workings of their threat communication systems.
By JoAnna Klein
Plants have no eyes, no ears, no mouth and no hands. They do not have a brain or a nervous system. Muscles? Forget them. They’re stuck where they started, soaking up the sun and sucking up nutrients from the soil. And yet, when something comes around to eat them, they sense it.
And they fight back…