Video: What if humans could photosynthesize?

What if humans could photosynthesize? (video)
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The sun shines a massive amount of energy onto the Earth's surface every day. What if humans could take a cue from plants and use sunlight to make their own food?

From to , Reactions creates a hypothetical photosynthetic human and gives a quick crash course on the chemistry of photosynthesis.

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