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Some Plants Are Altruistic, Too, New Study Suggests


Science & Tech  (tags: plants, environment, nature, study, research, scientists, science, interesting, discovery )

Kevin
- 689 days ago - sciencedaily.com
We've all heard examples of animal altruism: Dogs caring for orphaned kittens, chimps sharing food or dolphins nudging injured mates to the surface. Now, a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder suggests some plants are altruistic too.



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Comments

Freya H. (314)
Monday February 4, 2013, 3:46 pm
So, plants have morals. Now if only more humans did.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (395)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 2:07 am
Very interesting. Any more of these articles and I will be forced to stop eating plants as well, and then where will I be?
 

Svetlana B. (19)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:17 am
Interesting
 

Sam E M. (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:58 am
Weird all that goes on in a field of corn that we never even imagined. :)
 

Suzanne L. (142)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 9:40 am
I'm not sure I'd consider this as falling under altruism. It's interesting tho'.
 
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