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New High-Tech Plants Could Detect Bombs or Chemical Weapons

LiveScience - Researchers have begun engineering plants to produce more loads of energy or sense pollution and even explosives. In a new study, researchers embedded tiny structures called carbon nanotubes into the energy-making factories of plants, increasing their light-capturing ability by 30 percent. Using other carbon nanotubes, the researchers made plants sensitive to the atmospheric pollutant nitric oxide.

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