How Vibrations Change Living Things

Think Sustainability

Episode 166

It turns out there really are “good vibes”! Scientists and engineers are decoding the vibrational languages of plants, insects, and other animals. If they succeed, we could reduce the need to water crops and poison insects; we could tell plants to grow quicker and stronger, and even help heal broken bones.


  • Dr Sebastian Oberst, Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Technology Sydney

Producer & Presenter: Lawrence Bull

Music: Epidemic Sound

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