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Controlling water loss is an important ability for modern land plants as it helps them thrive in changing environments.
"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.
Scientists in the United States and the United Kingdom have been awarded funding totaling more than $10.3 million to improve the process of biological photosynthesis.
Research published in the April 15 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society shows that cheatgrass biochemistry is better suited to elevated carbon dioxide concentrations than soybean biochemistry.