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Researchers Engineer Bionic Spinach Plants to Detect Bombs

MIT engineers have used nanotechnology to create nanobionic plants that can sense anything from nerve gas to chemicals used in explosives in ground water. They can then signal users wirelessly with a warning.


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When it comes to farmer purchasing options in crop protection products, the pressure from Internet-based e-commerce sites offering cheap, no frills pricing continues to mount. Farmers Business Network’s high-profile play and its villainizing of the crop protection distribution channel have served to move the needle on this trend in recent years.[…]

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