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Now, a plant that drives a robot

ANI  |  Massachusetts [United States] 

Scientists have built a hybrid that follow directions of a plant's natural signals.

The plant-hybrid robot, called Elowan, is built by researchers and uses the plant's natural signals to trigger movements in the underneath, Cnet reported.

As part of the experiment, the researchers connected silver electrodes to the plant and placed lights on either side of the plant. Following its natural signal, the plant moved towards the light source with the help of the

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:10 IST