3D laser reveals how plant cells act like brain cells • Earth.com

3D laser reveals how plant cells act like brain cells

07-30-2017


Today’s Video of the Day comes from the Salk Institute and features a look at how plant cells act like brain cells. The team of researchers used a 3D laser to scan plants during various stages of development. That data revealed that the rules plants use to sprout new branches are similar to the rules brain cells use to form new connections.

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By Rory Arnold, Earth.com

Video Credit: Salk Institute

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