News tagged with photosynthesis

Space-based crop monitoring a key to food security

( —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

( —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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Studying photosynthesis, from outer space

Plants convert energy from sunlight into chemical energy during a process called photosynthesis. This energy is passed on to humans and animals that eat the plants, and thus photosynthesis is the primary source of energy ...

dateMar 24, 2014 in Environment
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