Vincent, Elio and Michael review how underground mycelial networks carry signals that warn neighboring plants of aphid attack, and the presence of bacteria in the human brain.
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Links for this episode:
- Underground mycelial networks carry warning signals to plants (Ecol Lett)
- Plant viruses induce deceptive chemical signals (PNAS)
- Brain microbial populations (PLoS One)
- Letters read on TWiM 058
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