Wednesday, July 9, 2014

First snapshots of water splitting in photosynthesis

Scientists have taken the first snapshots of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into protons, electrons and oxygen, the process that maintains Earth's oxygen atmosphere. The revealing of the mechanism of this water splitting process is essential for the development of artificial systems that mimic and surpass the efficiency of natural systems.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily


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