News tagged with photosynthesis

Turning plants into power houses

(PhysOrg.com) -- "I have a slide that has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic array," says Robert Blankenship, a scientist who studies photosynthesis at Washington University in St. Louis. "When ...

May 12, 2011 5 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast

Creating power from water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Creating power from water. I bet when I say that you picture a dam or a large turbine being pushed by hundreds of thousands of gallons of water, all rushing at tremendous speeds. It is a cool, ...

Mar 25, 2011 3.9 / 5 (26) 34 | with audio podcast weblog

Faux trees convert CO2 to O2

(PhysOrg.com) -- Air is one of the few things that you really cannot do without. At least if you want to continue to live. As the population of the earth gets bigger and bigger and increasing amounts of the ...

Mar 10, 2011 4.2 / 5 (24) 25 | with audio podcast weblog

Turning sunlight into fuel

"At the California Institute of Technology, they're developing a way to turn sunlight and water into fuel for our cars," President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address. He was referring to the Joint Center ...

Feb 24, 2011 not rated yet 0