Plant Nanobionics

Plant Nanobionics

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Flint Charges, Bison, Clearview AI

Episode: Flint Charges, Bison, Clearview AI

  • Feb 10, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 16:43 mins

Detecting dangerous chemicals and heavy metals in soil is a more involved process than you might think. So MIT researchers have figured out how to let plants growing in that soil detect the contaminants and send word to the lab. They’ve grown spinach that can send an email. Michael Strano is the Carbon P. Dubbs professor of chemical engineering at MIT.