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'Nanobionic' spinach plants from MIT can detect explosives

'Nanobionic' spinach plants from MIT can detect explosives (God help you if you ever had to eat the slimy green horror that is canned spinach.) Now MIT engineers announced a breakthrough in the heretofore unknown art of bomb-detecting spinach.

These scientists turned spinach leaves into beating heart tissue

These scientists turned spinach leaves into beating heart tissue researchers found a way to use the veins of the spinach leaf to build a miniature version of a beating heart muscle.Next, they flowed fluids and microbeads similar in size to human blood cells through the spinach's veiny network.