Plantesthesia

Researchers from the journal Annals of Botany report that, just like humans, plants can succumb to the effects of general anesthetic drugs. The finding is striking for a variety of reasons—there’s the pesky fact that plants lack a central nervous system, for one thing. Jeff and Anthony examine the problem and come up with some theories as to what is going on.

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