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  • Spread @4:59AM, 2016-07-09 Share | Link |
    Tags: acoustics, , plants   

    Akousmaflore 

    The image of a fairy-tale landscape where plants welcome visitors with sounds and songs is a recurring element in literature, particularly in poetry. It’s a fascination that has seduced the art world, too, where, melting with technologies, has encouraged the birth of a new genre: nature-themed interactive audio-installations.

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  • Spread @2:11AM, 2016-04-22 Share | Link |
    Tags: , communication, , plants,   

    The Secret Life of Plants 

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    Plants have scientifically been shown to draw alternative sources of energy from other plants. Plants influence each other in many ways and they communicate through “nanomechanical oscillations” – vibrations on the tiniest atomic or molecular scale or as close as you can get to telepathic communication.

    Members of Professor Dr. Olaf Kruse’s biological research team have previously shown that green algae not only engages in photosynthesis, but also has an alternative source of energy: it can draw it from other plants. His research findings were released in the online journal Nature Communications.

    Other research published last year, showed that young corn roots made clicking sounds, and that when suspended in water they would lean towards sounds made in the same frequency range (about 220 Hz). So it seemed that plants do emit and react to sound, and the researchers wanted to delve into this idea further.

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