Photosynthesis

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Indoor LED farm grows 2.5x faster than outdoors, uses 99% less water and produces 40% less waste

When sci-fi films imagined a future of neon pink lights it may have been more accurate than expected. A new indoor farm that uses functional LEDs to create the ultimate growing environment has beaten nature, hands-down.Miyagi Prefecture farm uses special ... [Published Pocket-lint - 23 hours ago]
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University of Southampton: Scientists develop new hybrid energy transfer system

y a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at NewsFile -- From photosynthesis to respiration, the processes of light absorption and its transfer into energy represent elementary and... ... [Published NewsRX - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Supernatural vs. Photosynthesis

If you play mobile games, then you should by now have either played or come across a game called Plants vs. Zombies. Originally released for Android and IOS, Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense-style game that people of all ages can enjoy.This year, ... [Published Wake Weekly - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The ’Burgh is hip, according to Esquire

Usually, people think that style in Pittsburgh means having both a formal and But that's not really true. Well, not totally, 100 percent true, at least.While Pittsburgh has been getting a lot of attention for good — and nonsports-related — reasons lately, ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

A first direct glimpse of photosynthesis in action

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 11-Jul-2014An international team of researchers, including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, has just a reported a major step in understanding photosynthesis, the process by which the Earth ... [Published EurekAlert! - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Record Radiation in South America

09:21 AMNovember 5, 2009 10:21 AMNovember 23, 2009 09:32 AMAstrobiologists from the United States and Germany recorded the highest known level of solar UV radiation to reach Earth's surface. This was around 10 years ago.On December 29, 2003, the UV Index ... [Published Environmental News Network - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Benson Hill and CTC Establish Partnership in Sugarcane to Increase Yield

Today , an agricultural biotechnology company, and CTC - , a market leader in Brazilian sugarcane, announced the establishment of a partnership to develop and commercialize traits to increase sugarcane crop yield.The partnership will involve translation ... [Published I Stock Analyst - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The World's Largest LED Hydroponic Farm Used To Be A Sony Factory

As climate change begins posing new challenges to conventional outdoor food production methods, hydroponic farming has made quick gains in popularity thanks to its space- and energy-saving design. This enormous indoor lettuce farm for example — the largest ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Helping Manganese Split Water Efficiently

Featured ResearchJuly 11, 2014Scientists have successfully mimicked photosynthesis, using a manganese-based catalyst to split water at a neutral pH.AsianScientist (Jul 11, 2014) – Scientists have invented a method to split water into hydrogen and oxygen ... [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Reliance on fossil fuels is a path to future disaster

_ Summer vacation 2084: Dad, can I go outside and play?I’m sorry, but the climate radiation heat index is in the harmful area. I remember when you could just go play outside without worrying about getting sick.Why is it like this now dad? Grandpa’s generation ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers Develop Novel Method To Observe Mysterious Photosynthesis Process

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineIn 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 ... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 6 reports

Photosynthesis photographed for the first time

Every school kid learns about photosynthesis , but a new study shows the life-giving process in action for the first time. As published this week in the journal Nature , an international team of researchers has photographed photosynthesis in action using ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Jul 10 2014]

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Tom Rossi, who owns the land of Fincas del Mar and has partnered with Manteca and farm manager Jaime Alvarez adds his own: "It's a beautiful piece of land. You get out there and feel like you're in heaven."
Professor April McMahon, Aberystwyth University's Vice-Chancellor said; "Every year we honour the achievements of individuals who have excelled in their particular fields and have made a considerable contribution to Aberystwyth, to Wales, and beyond. I am delighted that this year such a distinguished and interesting group of new Fellows have accepted our invitation. Our students and staff will be proud to share a platform with them during Graduation Week."
"Serial Time-resolved crystallography of photosystem II using a femtosecond X-ray laser" ; Christopher Kupitz et al.; Nature, 2014; DOI: 10.1038/nature13453
Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura says: "What we need to do is not just setting up more days and nights. We want to achieve the best combination of photosynthesis during the day and breathing at night by controlling the lighting and the environment."

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Molecular snapshots of oxygen formation in phot... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
Product of the Month: Hyperspectral Imager [Published Tech Briefs - Jul 11 2014]
Sargassum (brown algae) washing up on shore [Published Star - Jul 11 2014]
Helping Manganese Split Water Efficiently [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 11 2014]
Gene machinery helps plants handle CO2 rise [Published Eco-Business - Jul 11 2014]
Photosynthesis Images Show Splitting of the Wat... [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 11 2014]
This former semiconductor factory is now the wo... [Published Treehugger - Jul 11 2014]
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Photosynthesis in action: Scientists capture mo... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
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The Weird And Wonderful World Of Indoor Farming [Published Think Progress - Jul 09 2014]
In an unassuming industrial park on a flat landscape, off a service road lined with short trees and a clear view of I-94’s route through Indiana, sits a standard-looking, Grade A industrial building with a grey facade and very few windows. While it ...
Ocean microbes display a hidden talent: releasi... [Published MIT News feed - Jul 07 2014]
In the search for a renewable energy source, systems using algae look like a good bet. Algae can grow quickly and in high concentrations in areas unsuitable for agriculture; and as they grow, they accumulate large quantities of lipids, carbon-containing ...
The Science of Turning Plants Into Booze [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jul 04 2014]
It's the 4th of July, and you love your country. Your likely next step: Fire off some small scale explosives, and drink a lot of beer. But that last word ought to trouble you a little. Beer? Is that really the best you can do? Isn't it a little, er, ...
Princeton researchers use sunlight to convert C... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 03 2014]
Above: Graduate student James White (Princeton), Professor Andrew Bocarsly (Princeton and Liquid Light) and principal engineer Paul Majsztrik (Liquid Light) Image Credit: Frank Wojciechowski/Princeton University Cutting back on greenhouse gases is ...
OCO-2 Mission to Monitor Earth’s Breathing [Published Ecology Global Network - Jul 02 2014]
NASA Launches New Carbon-Sensing Mission to Monitor Earth’s Breathing   A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket launches with the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2)satellite onboard from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. ...
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