Some things are hard to digest, but is an excess of phosphorus really one of them?
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No morsel of the victim is wasted when a plant traps its prey.
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Answer: When it is ‘resistant starch’.
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Modern materials get solve long-standing problems, when they get a helping hand from plants.
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