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Jun 19, 2014 09:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky,
A living organism uses quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis.
May 5, 2014 04:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Seeking out biomarkers on exoplanets could be the next big endeavor -- but what would it take to detect a key component of alien photosynthesis? Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 03:37 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
An experimental biological solar panel that uses photosynthesizing moss successfully powers an FM radio. Continue reading →
Dec 10, 2013 12:36 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A filter and bio-inspired frame work together to clean the air. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2013 04:04 PM ET // Tim Wall
Plants use chemical calculators to grow overnight without running out of fuel. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2011 09:08 AM ET // Tim Wall
Complicated love on the rocks, sand, and shoreline of ancient lakes made early life interesting.