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photosynthesis

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'Solar fuel' research mimics photosynthesis

Caltech's Nate Lewis says "Fuels from Sunlight" research lab is making progress creating fuel from water and sunlight with "no bugs and no wires."

By Apr. 11, 2011

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Roboplant imitates photosynthesis

Researchers from Chonnam National University in Korea have managed to develop a robotic plant that functions like its biological counterpart.

By Oct. 17, 2008

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Photosynthesis in nano-seconds

Research into photosynthesis finds new, quick reactions that match the speed of a computer making a single flop.

By May. 3, 2007

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Fermentation or photosynthesis: The debate in algae fuel

What's the best way to grow algae? Sides are being taken, as companies try to transform algae into transportation fuel or dietary supplements.

By Jan. 28, 2008

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Could bionic plants save our lives one day?

Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Symbiotic algae suit feeds the wearer

Two artists create a system of tubes that farm edible algae and provide sustenance to the wearer. You could say it's the ultimate in green fashion.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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'Green' solar cell is made from plants

To make super cheap solar cells, MIT researchers look to commandeer the process of photosynthesis in plants.

By Feb. 2, 2012

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Microbe helps convert solar power to liquid fuel

By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.

By Mar. 30, 2012