This just in. Scientists have taught spinach how to send emails.
Idiots at MIT, who never watched enough sci-fi horror as kids, have used nanotechnology to turn the vegetable into a living piece of tech that can detect explosives, relating their findings wirelessly via an email to their scientist overlords.
Plant nanobionics is a real thing which describes a field of science that deals with the interaction of a plant’s complex natural systems and nanotechnology (technology that works on an atomic and molecular level).
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