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How To Turn Your Camera Into A Photosynthesis Detector
In about an hour, you can hack a camera to only display blue, green, and near-infrared light, which will give you a lovely view of plant life.
Scientists Engineer Extreme Microorganisms To Make Fuel From Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
A University of Georgia team tinkered with the genes of Pyrococcus furiosus, and the new breed is hungry for the smoggy stuff.
Panasonic’s Artificial Photosynthesis Turns Water, Sunlight, and CO2 into Useful Chemicals
Artificial photosynthesis–the idea that we might be able to create energy and other useful thing from sunlight, water, and carbon...
Paint Your Roof With Working Solar Cells Made from Grass Clippings
Installing a solar roof on your home could one day be as simple as mixing your yard clippings into a...
Nano-Engineered Bioconstructs Perform Photosynthesis Faster Than Nature Does
Scientists have been trying for a while now to recreate the process of photosynthesis, using sunlight and water to spark...
An Injection of Symbiotic Cyanobacteria Gives Fish the Power of Photosynthesis (Sort Of)
There are plenty of ways to cut down on your food intake — you can observe the methods of fasting...
Virus Helps Researchers Split Water into Hydrogen and Oxygen
Viruses generally get a bad rap, but they can also be very helpful little machines. For instance, bacteriophages have been...
With Artificial Photosynthesis, A Bottle of Water Could Produce Enough Energy To Power A House
One of the interesting side effects of last year’s stimulus bill was $400 million in funding for ARPA-E, the civilian,...
Marine Algae Found to Harness Power of Quantum Mechanics
If algae can do it, why can't we?
How I Met Your Bacterium
New research casts light on a fateful hookup, 1.9 billion years ago