How Plants Learn

Plants may lack brains and neural tissues but they do possess a sophisticated calcium-based signally network in their cells similar to animals’ memory processes, they write.
The researchers concede that they do not yet understand the biological basis for this learning mechanism, nevertheless their set of experiments has major implications – not least, it radically changes the way we perceive plants and the boundaries between plants and animals, including our definition of learning (and hence memory) as a property special to organisms with a nervous system function of a nervous system.

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When we finally grock that everything is sentinent, everything is alive, everything is divine, we’re going to have to rethink how we harvest, slaughter, and eat everything.

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