What Does The Plant Say?

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Brace yourselves, vegetarians: new research into biomechanics indicate that plants might be able to detect sounds and respond based on what they’re hearing. Sound too crazy to be true?

This clip features Biologist Dr Monica Gagliano and Bio-inspired engineer Dr Rob Malkin showing Sam and Si how to listen in on noise made by plant roots.

Watch the video and be amazed!

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