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Moss-powered table creates electricity through photosynthesis

Currently on display at the Milan Furniture Fair, the Moss Table by Biophotovoltaics generates electricity by using the natural light-conversion process of plants.

By April 26, 2012


'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 April 11, 2011


Adorable dino night light powered by algae

A 3D-printed dinosaur filled with bioluminescent algae glows in the dark, fueled by photosynthesis.

By August 20, 2013


Roboplant imitates photosynthesis

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

By October 17, 2008


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 January 28, 2008


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


'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 February 2, 2012


Energy Dept. funds CO2 recycling, 'solar fuels'

Part of a stimulus plan, the Energy Department creates a California-based "innovation hub" for artificial photosynthesis and funds tests to use waste CO2 in building materials and plastics.

By July 23, 2010


Green-tech news harvest: Y2K problem for gas pumps, nitrogen worries

Plus: understanding photosynthesis for energy; Solyndra founders split; making usable products from electronic waste; Obama on green tech.

By May 16, 2008