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Artificial Photosynthesis

Artificial photosynthesis replicates the natural photosynthesis process for producing electricity. The natural process involves two critical steps or half reactions. First is the oxidation of water molecules to produce oxygen and protons (hydrogen). And the second step involves the reaction of oxygen with carbon dioxide to form glucose. With little success, the researchers are trying […] Read more

Just When You Think You’ve Seen It All: Solar Leaves

Haveyou ever heard of the term biomimicry? The greek word "Bios" means lifeand "‘mimesis" means to imitate. biomimicry is the study of naturesdesigns and mimicking nature to solve human challenges. The NationalInstitute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Mitsubishi andTokki of Japan has taken a hold of the concept of biomimicry to developa very interesting […] Read more