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photosynthesis

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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 Apr. 26, 2012

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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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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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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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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