“Solar-to-chemical production is the heart of this paper, and so far we’ve been using plants for that, but we are using the unprecedented ability of biology to make lots of compounds.” The same principles could be employed to produce drugs such as vitamins in small amounts, Silver said. The team’s immediate challenge is to increase the bionic leaf’s ability to translate solar energy to biomass by optimizing the catalyst and the bacteria. Their goal is 5 percent efficiency, compared to nature’s rate of 1 percent efficiency for photosynthesis to turn sunlight into biomass. “We’re almost at a 1 percent efficiency rate of converting sunlight into isopropanol,” Nocera said. “There have been 2.6 billion years of evolution, and Pam and I working together a year and a half have already achieved the efficiency of photosynthesis.” Story Source: The above story is based on materials provided by Harvard Medical School . The original article was written by Elizabeth Cooney. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length. Journal Reference: Joseph P. Torella, Christopher J.
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EHT to commence construction on Ontario’s largest Commercial Solar Energy Rooftop Portfolio – Yahoo Finance
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