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How Disney is building plants that can sing

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In the Disney Research Lab at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, Ivan Poupyrev built "Botanicus Interacticus," a technology designed to create interactive musical instruments out of plants — both living and artificial. Poupyrev's projects are typically top secret, but he opened Disney's doors to The Verge. We invited our friends from the band Cloud Nothings to see just how interactive his plants could be.