Photosynthesis

04.24.15
Berkeley's artificial photosynthesis turns carbon dioxide into future fuel
04.24.15

Berkeley's artificial photosynthesis turns carbon dioxide into future fuel

Whenever a scientific discovery claims to have solved one of the world's most critical issues, it'...

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03.17.14
MIT's bionic plants could be used as energy factories and sensors
03.17.14

MIT's bionic plants could be used as energy factories and sensors

In many ways, plants are ideal technology hosts -- they're outdoor-friendly, self-healing and poll...

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05.11.13
University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power
05.11.13

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critter...

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07.31.12
Panasonic Photosynthesis System converts carbon dioxide to organic material with plant-like efficiency
07.31.12

Panasonic Photosynthesis System converts carbon dioxide to organic material with plant-like efficiency

Greenery may fulfill a superficial need to improve the landscape aesthetic, but plants play a much...

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03.23.12
What if trees could be used as batteries?
03.23.12

What if trees could be used as batteries?

Yes, our bark-skinned friends are nice and beautiful and we shouldn't mess with them too much. But...

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03.28.11
MIT professor touts first 'practical' artificial leaf, signs deal with Tata to show up real plants
03.28.11

MIT professor touts first 'practical' artificial leaf, signs deal with Tata to show up real plants

A professor at MIT claims to have Mother Nature beat at her own game. Dr. Daniel Nocera says his inv...

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06.13.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar buildings, solar stadiums, and an algae-powered lamp
06.13.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar buildings, solar stadiums, and an algae-powered lamp

The Week in Green is a new item from our friends at Inhabitat, recapping the week's most interestin...

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08.01.08
Video: MIT develops solar storage "nirvana": energy crisis solved?
08.01.08

Video: MIT develops solar storage "nirvana": energy crisis solved?

MIT is in a twisted, propeller-capped knot this morning heralding a new discovery it says will unle...

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04.06.07
New Zealand peeps imitate plants to do solar on the cheap
04.06.07

New Zealand peeps imitate plants to do solar on the cheap

Obviously, scientists didn't exactly originate the idea of harvesting energy from the sun when they...

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