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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x213 Greg Gage: Electrical experiments with plants that count and communicate
TV-PG

  • 2017-10-10T00:00:00-04:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Neuroscientist Greg Gage takes sophisticated equipment used to study the brain out of graduate-level labs and brings them to middle- and high-school classrooms (and, sometimes, to the TED stage.) Prepare to be amazed as he hooks up the Mimosa pudica, a plant whose leaves close when touched, and the Venus flytrap to an EKG to show us how plants use electrical signals to convey information, prompt movement and even count.

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