Photosynthesis

New type of photosynthesis discovered

If your class six teacher taught you that water, white light and chlorophyll are needed for photosynthesis, here is your chance to prove them wrong. …

Chemistry

Breathing on Mars could now be possible, thanks to this bacteria

Forget constructing cool Martian habitats, growing food, or digging tunnels. If we can’t figure out a way to breathe on Mars, what’s the point of all …

Habitats

Sea-dwelling Bacteria Could Make Breathing On Mars A Possibility

A team of scientists has discovered a type of bacteria that can turn the minimal amount of light present in its environment into energy, which could …

Biology

New form of photosynthesis could help scientists find alien life

Scientists have found a new kind of photosynthesis that could have huge consequences for life on Earth and beyond.<p>The new discovery could help find …

Near-Infrared

Photosynthesis Sketch Notes

Designed to aid students in visualizing difficult concepts in a graphic format. Sketch Notes promote active processing of information and helps …

Teaching

10 Fascinating Photosynthesis Facts

Photosynthesis is the name given to the set of biochemical reactions that change carbon dioxide and water into the sugar glucose and oxygen. Read on …

Botany

Photosynthesis Photo by shailja bhatnagar — National Geographic Your Shot

Nikon D-series

'Jekyll and Hyde' bacteria could help colonise Mars: ANU scientist

He admits that it sounds like science fiction, but an ANU scientist says bacteria could hold the key to human life on Mars.

Space Station

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Remixes

Making the oxygen we breathe, a photosynthesis mechanism exposed

Arguably, the greatest fueler of life on our planet is photosynthesis, but understanding its labyrinthine chemistry, powered by sunlight, is …

Chemistry

Keeping plants nourished—the workings of a photosynthesis backup system

An analogy for the shunt is the pilot light found in older gas appliances. This small flow of gas keeps the flame lit at a minimal level, so that …

Water Heater

Daily Growing Tips and Advice: Crazy Photosynthesis Facts

Today we kick off ALGAE WEEK on the podcast with my friend Matt Huber of Soil Algae. Matt's an oceanographer and algae researcher who's got a TON to …

Gardening

UNH researchers shine a light on more accurate way to estimate climate change

DURHAM, N.H. - It doesn't matter if it's a forest, a soybean field, or a prairie, all plants take up carbon dioxide during photosynthesis - the …

Climate Change

A photosynthetic engine for artificial cells: Researchers engineered a cell-like structure that harnesses photosynthesis to perform designer reactions

Researchers engineered a cell-like structure that harnesses photosynthesis to perform designer reactions<p>Researchers have engineered a cell-like …

Biochemistry

Tall and older Amazonian forests more resistant to droughts

A new study shows that photosynthesis in tall Amazonian forests -- forests above 30m -- is 3x less sensitive to precipitation variability than in …

Forests

Why bioelectrodes for energy conversion are not stable: How artificial photosynthesis systems should be designed in the future to remain functional in the long term

How artificial photosynthesis systems should be designed in the future to remain functional in the long term<p>Researchers have discovered why …

Photosynthesis

Why bioelectrodes for energy conversion are not stable

How artificial photosynthesis systems should be designed in the future to remain functional in the long term<p>Researchers at the Ruhr-Universität …

Nature Communications

Solar energy: Mixed anion compounds with 'fluorine' works as new photocatalytic material: Nobel photocatalyst composed of abundant elements overturns conventional views

Nobel photocatalyst composed of abundant elements overturns conventional views<p>Scientists have shown that an oxyfluoride is capable of visible …

Chemistry

Physicists See Quantum Effects in Photosynthesis

We all probably learned about photosynthesis, how plants turn sunlight into energy, in school. It might seem, therefore, that we figured out this bit …

Physics

Biophysicist works toward bio-inspired solar cell

Even the best human-engineered solar cell is essentially a clunky dial-up modem compared to the sleek high-speed efficiency of the humble leaf. After …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Quantum effects observed in photosynthesis

Molecules that are involved in photosynthesis exhibit the same quantum effects as non-living matter, concludes an international team of scientists …

Quantum Physics

Photosynthesis involves a protein "piston"

Plants convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars and oxygen by photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is thus integral to life as we know it and has been …

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis involves a protein 'piston': International research collaboration characterizes a protein complex vital in photosynthesis

International research collaboration characterizes a protein complex vital in photosynthesis<p>The photosystem I (PSI)-ferrodoxin (Fd) complex is …

Biochemistry

Cassava breeding hasn't improved photosynthesis or yield potential

Cassava is a staple in the diet of more than one billion people across 105 countries, yet this "orphaned crop" has received little attention compared …

Forestry

Photosynthesis device makes hydrogen fuel more efficiently - Futurity

The device, which turns water and sunlight into hydrogen, could also turn carbon dioxide into fuel with a bit of reworking.

Chemistry

New photosynthesis machine is twice as efficient at creating hydrogen fuel

Researchers at the University of Michigan and McGill University in Montreal have created a device that uses sunlight to efficiently split fresh or …

Clean Energy

Artificial photosynthesis offers clean source of hydrogen

<b>Devices made using conventional semiconductor technologies could make hydrogen using just fresh or saltwater and sunlight</b>The idea of a hydrogen …

Engineering

Harvesting clean hydrogen fuel through artificial photosynthesis

A new, stable artificial photosynthesis device doubles the efficiency of harnessing sunlight to break apart both fresh and salt water, generating …

Fuel Cell

Harvesting clean hydrogen fuel through artificial photosynthesis -- ScienceDaily

Hydrogen is the cleanest-burning fuel, with water as its only emission. But hydrogen production is not always environmentally friendly. Conventional …

Liberal View

Stable and scalable photo-electrode “strongest candidate yet” for renewable hydrogen generation

Using the power of the sun to split water and produce hydrogen fuel is one of the most promising clean energy technologies being pursued. One of the …

Clean Energy