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SciPop Talks! Where Science Intersects Pop Culture: From Ents to Groot

A series of talks about science in movies, books, and games.

From Ents to Groot: Can Trees Talk?

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From Ents to Groot: Can Trees Talk?

Speaker: Professor Ramesh Laungani, Doane University

When: 7:00pm February 17, 2016

Location: Adele Hall Learning Commons

Description: Whether it is the Ents in The Lord of the Rings or Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, the notion that trees can talk is a curious idea. But can trees do that in real life? What language do they use? How do they communicate? 

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