Technology - 11/July/2016

Making biofuels from sunlight

A new discovery may leapfrog over many existing technologies and speed the transition from fossil fuels

In photosynthesis light energy is converted to chemical energy to build up plants. But a newly discovered process is doing the exact opposite — using sunlight to break down plant biomass into sugars, which is why the scientists behind the discovery call it reverse photosynthesis ...

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