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Dancing Roots | Check This Out!

New time-lapse videos capture something that's too slow for our eyes to see: the growing tips of rice roots make corkscrew-like motions, waggling and winding in a helical path as they burrow into the soil. By using time-lapse footage, along with a root-like robot to test ideas, researchers have gained new insights into how and why plant root tips twirl as they grow. To learn more about the Benfey lab, visit: https://sites.duke.edu/benfey/ ๐€๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ƒ๐ฎ๐ค๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ A private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is known as one of the worldโ€™s leading institutions for education, research, and patient care. Subscribe โžก http://duke.is/zUTmxY ๐…๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ #๐ƒ๐ฎ๐ค๐ž๐”๐ง๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ Home: https://duke.edu/ News: https://news.duke.edu/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dukeuniversity Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DukeUniv MB019ZMANTJX1JZ
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