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July 04, 2019 - The Guardian

Group of biologists tries to bury the idea that plants are conscious

Group of biologists tries to bury the idea that plants are conscious
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Environmental crisis clouding scientific objectivity about plants’ feelings, says botanist.

The gardening gloves are off. Frustrated by more than a decade of research which claims to reveal intentions, feelings and even consciousness in plants, more traditionally minded botanists have finally snapped. Plants, they protest, are emphatically not conscious.

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