Scientists aim to feed the world by boosting photosynthesis

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 07:31 in Biology & Nature

A little extra light goes a long way. By fixing a glitch in plants’ ability to use sunlight to make sugar, scientists have managed to improve the efficiency of photosynthesis by about 15% — an upgrade that could be used to raise agricultural crop yields. The findings, described in the journal Science,...

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