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This Parasitic Plant Stole Over 100 Genes From Other Plants | SciShow News

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Published on Jul 26, 2019

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Plants may not seem like they live the most exciting lives, but two new papers published this week point to different types of plants that are actually very cunning and manipulative. One, the parasitic dodder, steals both nutrients and DNA from its host, and the other gives leaky gut syndrome to pests that try to eat it.

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