Photosynthesis

06.05.16
Artificial 'leaf' could beat real plants at converting sunlight
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Artificial 'leaf' could beat real plants at converting sunlight

Who knew that the future of energy would look so plant-like?

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11.29.15
Turning sunlight into clean fuel is now cheap and simple
11.29.15

Turning sunlight into clean fuel is now cheap and simple

Who needs plants when artificial photosynthesis is easy?

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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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