They Gossip, Remember, Strategize and Trade: The Secret Life of Plants

Recent studies conducted around the globe are revealing that flora actually have acute senses, impressive cognitive skills and sophisticated communication abilities. Some researchers think these discoveries obligate the human race to start treating vegetation very differently

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A sunflower decides in which direction to grow based on the direction of sunlight.
A sunflower decides in which direction to grow based on the direction of sunlight.Credit: Dr. Yasmine Meroz
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Lilach Hadany.
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A climber plant.Credit: Venus Kaewyoo / Shutterstock
Tamir Klein.
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