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If a tree is infected with bugs in a forest, can it warn the neighboring trees? Amazingly, this communication happens regularly. Scholars observe the phenomenon and learn how scientists discovered the way fungus works as a neural network connecting plants across the land.
- Discuss how the wood wide web is similar and different from the World Wide Web
- Encourage creative solutions for how scientists could learn to translate this communication
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