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Are trees talking underground? For scientists, it's in dispute.

By Gabriel Popkin

07 Nov 2022 · 9 min read

Editor's Note

Have you ever heard about the theory of the “wood-wide web”? In this article, we discover scientific arguments from both sides on whether or not trees are communicating.

(Science Times)

Justine Karst, a mycologist at the University of Alberta, feared things had gone too far when her son got home from eighth grade and told her he had learned that trees could talk to each other through underground networks.

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