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How plants grow like human brains [Phys]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

Plants and brains are more alike than you might think : Salk scientists discovered that the mathematical rules governing how plants grow are similar to how brain cells sprout connections. The new work, published in Current Biology on July 6, 2017, and based on data from 3D laser scanning of plants, suggests there may be universal rules of logic governing branching growth across many biological systems.

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