June 25, 2013

Plants do math to stay alive

Scientists have discovered that plants actually do mathematics to help them survive the night and regulate their use of food and energy resources.


"If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is." ~ John von Neumann
Article Links:
BBC - Plants 'do maths' to control overnight food supplies

Geek - Research finds plants can do math and know what time it is

UPI - Plants do 'sophisticated' math to ration food at night



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