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The beautiful tricks of flowers

TEDSalon London Spring 2011 · 13:48 · Filmed May 2011
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In this visually dazzling talk, Jonathan Drori shows the extraordinary ways flowering plants — over a quarter million species — have evolved to attract insects to spread their pollen: growing 'landing-strips' to guide the insects in, shining in ultraviolet, building elaborate traps, and even mimicking other insects in heat.

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Jonathan Drori commissioned the BBC's very first websites, one highlight in a long career devoted to online culture and educational media — and understanding how we learn. Full bio

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