What we're reading: plants can remember

No-bid energy deals: bad?; brain-shaping experiences; study: plants can think; nuclear risks; TEDGlobal.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor

1.) Why big, no-bid energy contracts could be costing Californians.

2.) Computational neuroscientist H. Sebastian Seung says that our experiences literally shape our brains.

3.) Scientists have discovered that plants are capable of remembering and responding to information.

4.) The facts on the risks of nuclear power plants.

5.) Brain Pickings' Maria Popova recaps the second day of the TEDGlobal conference for GOOD magazine.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

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