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How Bionic Plants Will Change Everything!

Robots seem to be becoming more and more popular, as they make our lives easier and more efficient. Robots surrounded by organic material have made their way into pop culture with movies like Robocop. What would happen if we made a bionic plant? Trace reports on some new research showing how these genetically engineered plants will change the world!

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Bionic Plants

“Plants have many valuable functions: They provide food and fuel, release the oxygen that we breathe, and add beauty to our surroundings. Now, a team of MIT researchers wants to make plants even more useful by augmenting them with nanomaterials that could enhance their energy production and give them completely new functions, such as monitoring environmental pollutants.”

Bionic Plants

“Plants have many valuable functions: They provide food and fuel, release the oxygen that we breathe, and add beauty to our surroundings.”

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“The interface between plant organelles and non-biological nanostructures has the potential to impart organelles with new and enhanced functions.”
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