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Posted inColumns, Earth Talk, Editorial, Environment, News, Opinion

Earth Talk: What the heck is a “bionic leaf” and how does it help the planet?

Brainchild of Harvard biochemist Daniel Nocera, the “bionic leaf” is a small man-made solar collector that takes sunlight and water and turns it into any of a variety of usable fuels or fertilizers. Nocera’s first iteration, the so-called “artificial leaf,” was developed in 2011 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and could split water […]

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