News tagged with photosynthesis

Postcards from the photosynthetic edge

A crucial piece of the puzzle behind nature's ability to split the water molecule during photosynthesis that could help advance the development of artificial photosynthesis for clean, green and renewable energy has been provided ...

dateJul 09, 2014 in General Physics
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Space-based crop monitoring a key to food security

(Phys.org) —To face the challenges of climate change, and human impact, world food production needs to double by 2050 making accurate and reliable estimates of agricultural productivity – measured as global gross primary ...

dateApr 30, 2014 in Environment
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Photosynthesis reimagined

(Phys.org) —Using water as fuel has been a recurrent theme of science fiction since the days of Jules Verne. A recent discovery, however, may bring it one step closer to science fact by mimicking the very first steps of ...

dateMar 28, 2014 in Materials Science
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