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2014-10-29 03:00:29

We know plants release oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide and breaking down water using sunlight through the process of photosynthesis. However, we know little about the mechanics of how plants create oxygen during photosynthesis.

Spinach Could Lead To Alternative Energy Stronger Than Popeye
2014-07-28 03:13:17

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

Vibrations Enhance Photosynthesis Efficiency Deep Within Spinach Leaves
2014-07-14 03:04:33

Biophysics researchers at the University of Michigan have used short pulses of light to peer into the mechanics of photosynthesis and illuminate the role that molecule vibrations play in the energy conversion process that powers life on our planet.

Researchers Develop Novel Method To Observe Mysterious Photosynthesis Process
2014-07-10 13:21:26

In the pursuit of a renewable energy source, scientists have been trying to understand the exact mechanism behind photosynthesis, and now a large team of scientists has successfully captured the detailed “snapshots” of the process using a powerful laser.

Photosynthetic Megacomplex Studied By Scientists
2013-11-29 06:52:19

Scientists able to study a photosynthetic complex -- arguably the most important bit of organic chemistry on the planet -- in its complete functioning state

Manganese Oxidation Played Key Role In Formation Of Oxygen On Earth
2013-06-27 07:25:47

Oxygen is a necessary component for the survival of most terrestrial life on Earth. The planet’s atmosphere, however, did not always contain this life-sustaining substance.

Quantum Secret In Photosynthesis Uncovered
2013-06-21 11:20:36

The efficient conversion of sunlight into useful energy is one of the challenges which stand in the way of meeting the world's increasing energy demand in a clean, sustainable way without relying on fossil fuels.

New Insights Could Lead To Better Catalysts For Water Splitting
2013-03-29 10:47:24

Chemists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory believe they can now explain one of the remaining mysteries of photosynthesis, the chemical process by which plants convert sunlight into usable energy and generate the oxygen that we breathe.

Researchers Watch Photosynthesis Catalyst In Action
2013-02-15 16:11:08

Researchers used an X-ray laser to catch a glimpse of photosynthesis in action. The new technique allowed them to observe the structure and chemical behavior of a natural catalyst involved in photosynthesis.

Photosynthesis - The Last Link In The Chain
2013-01-05 05:45:05

For almost three decades, scientists have tried to identify a particular enzyme involved in regulating electron transport during photosynthesis. Now, a research team from Ludwig Maximilians Universitat has found the missing link, which turns out to be not so new.


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